Administrative appointments announced for the 2019-20 school year

Administrative appointments announced for the 2019-20 school year

The following administrative appointments have been made for the 2019-20 school year:

District 214

Megan Knight has been appointed District 214's director of academic programs and pathways. She previously served as the Elk Grove High School associate principal of instruction.

Tony Schlorff has been named director of Technology Services at District 214. He had been director of innovation and technology at Community Consolidated School District (CCSD) 93 in Carol Stream. Prior to that he served as assistant principal at Carol Stream Elementary School, instructional technology coordinator in CCSD 93, adjunct instructor at North Central College and mathematics instructor at Naperville Central High School. He has presented at more than 30 conferences focused on education and technology. Schlorff holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics education from Illinois State University and master’s degrees in educational leadership and curriculum and instruction from North Central College.

Buffalo Grove High School

Dr. Angel Johnson is the new division head of Math/Science at Buffalo Grove High School.  Johnson previously was principal at Chicago International Charter Schools (CICS) Loomis-Longwood High School. She also served as culture and climate coordinator for Chicago Public Schools and principal at Marshall High School. Prior to that, she served as assistant principal at Marshall and as chief dean and math department chair at William Rainey Harper High School. Johnson holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Chicago State University, a master’s degree in curriculum from National Louis University and a doctoral degree in educational leadership from Capella University.

Susan Sangwa has been appointed division head of English/English Learners at Buffalo Grove High School. Previously, Sangwa was the core content administrator for literacy at Bolingbrook High School. She also served as an English teacher at Hinsdale Central High School and at James Madison High School in Vienna, Virginia. Sangwa was instrumental in the development of Bolingbrook High School’s College Prep Reading program. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English education from Western Illinois University and a master’s degree in educational leadership from North Central College.

Elk Grove High School

Mecca Sadler has been named Elk Grove High School division head of English/English Learners. Sadler served in multiple roles at Maine East High School, including English teacher, reading specialist and academic literacy specialist. She has presented at 12 conferences across the country and is a published author. Sadler holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Marquette University as well as master’s degrees in teaching from Chicago State University, school leadership from Concordia University, curriculum from Grand Canyon University and policy–organization and leadership from the University of Illinois.

Arturo Senteno has been appointed Elk Grove High School’s associate principal of Instruction. He had served as associate principal of Rolling Meadows High School. 

Forest View Educational Center

Kenneth Roiland has been named director of operations at Forest View Educational Center. He previously served as the director of buildings and grounds at Woodstock Community Unit School District 200. He has also been director of facilities management for District 25; director of buildings, grounds and transportation for Wood Dale School District; and head custodian and warehouseman for Palatine Community Consolidated School District 15. Roiland serves as board president for the Schools of Illinois Public Cooperative and is one of five instructors for the Illinois Association of School Business Officials in its cooperative program with Certified Professional Maintenance Management (CPMM) and Certified Professional Supervision (CPA). He also is the chief editor of the book “Good School Maintenance.” Roiland holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from Elmhurst College.

Prospect High School

Seth Hettel has been appointed division head of CTE/PE at Prospect High School. Hettel previously served as the career and technical education department chair at Yorkville High School. Prior to that, he was a technology and engineering teacher at Yorkville High School. During his tenure at Yorkville, he was instrumental in implementing dual credit coursework and Project Lead the Way. Hettel holds a bachelor’s degree in technology and engineering education and a master’s degree in STEM education and leadership from Illinois State University.

Nicholas Olson is the new Prospect High School division head of Student Success, Safety and Wellness. Olson had served as a school counselor at Prospect since 2014. Prior to this, he served as school counselor at Wisconsin’s Verona Area High School, Lombardi Middle School and the Wisconsin Challenge Academy. He also worked as a school counselor at the American International School of Abuja in Abuja, Nigeria. Olson holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in counseling psychology from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He also holds a master’s degree in educational leadership from North Park University.

Rolling Meadows High School

Dr. Yolanda Stovall has been named associate principal at Rolling Meadows High School. She previously was director of secondary education for the East Aurora School District. Prior to that, she served as principal and dean of students at Bolingbrook High School, assistant principal at Romeoville High School and science teacher at Homewood-Flossmoor High School and Chicago Public Schools. In addition, Stovall served as coordinator of the Science Outreach Programs for Chicago State University and a consultant for the Illinois Institute of Technology. She holds a bachelor’s degree in biology and secondary education and a master’s degree in educational leadership from Chicago State University and a doctoral degree in administrator leadership from Walden University.

Jonathan Weintraub has been named division head for Student Success, Safety and Wellness at Rolling Meadows High School. He previously served as dean of students at Oak Park River Forest High School and as assistant principal/dean of students at North Chicago Community High School. He also worked as physical education and health teacher, department chair, assistant athletic director and assistant dean of students at Carl Schurz High School. Weintraub holds a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a master’s degree in school administration from Concordia University.

Wheeling High School

Henry Brown has been appointed associate principal of Wheeling High School. He had worked as the dean of students at Niles North High School since 2010, where he helped protect the health and welfare of students and collaborated with internal and external stakeholders on an array of student matters. Previously he worked as a school psychologist at Niles West High School for eight years. Brown holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Northern Illinois University, a master’s degree in school leadership from Concordia University and a master’s degree in educational psychology and education specialist’s degree from Loyola University.

Dan Weidner has been appointed associate principal of Wheeling High School. He previously served as District 214’s director of academic programs and pathways. Prior to that, Weidner worked as a physics educator at Argo Community High School. He also taught AP and honors physics at Wheeling High School and Project Lead the Way courses at The Academy at Forest View. Weidner holds a bachelor’s degree in physics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a master’s degree in physics education from the University of Virginia and a master’s degree in educational leadership from Northeastern Illinois University.

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