Superintendent
North Chicago School
District 187
North Chicago, IL

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SUPERINTENDENT
NORTH CHICAGO SCHOOL DISTRICT 187
NORTH CHICAGO, IL

 

Position Available:
Superintendent of Schools
North Chicago School District 187
2000 Lewis Avenue
North Chicago, IL 60064

 

Communities Served:
North Chicago, Great Lakes

 

Advisors to the District
School Exec Connect
Dr. Linda Hanson      linhan@comcast.net
Dr. David Clough       daveanddonnacl@msn.com
Dr. Gary Zabilka         gzabilka@iasaedu.org

 

Qualifications/Salary
Hold or be eligible for the Illinois Superintendent’s Endorsement
Candidates should have appropriate and successful experience
The District welcomes applications from diverse candidates
Salary will be regionally competitive

 

Schools:
Pre-Kindergarten
Green Bay Early Childhood Learning Center – 267 Students

K-2nd Grade
Forrestal Elementary – 324 Students
North Elementary – 378 Students

3rd – 5th Grade
AJ Katzenmaier Academy – 361 Students
Howard Yeager Elementary – 332 Students

Middle School/ 6th-8th Grade
Neal Math and Science Academy – 586 Students

High School/9th-12th Grade North Chicago Community High School – 795 Students

Charter School/K-8th Grade
LEARN 6 North Chicago – 478 Students

 

District Highlights

  • The District is home to the Naval Station Great Lakes
  • Recipient of PreK expansion grant which allows the District to operate a full day pre-kindergarten program
  • Recipient of Educator Equity Grant to support teacher leadership and mentoring
  • Statewide Leadership Community for Career Pathways
  • Recipient of Federal School Improvement Grants for Transformation at North Chicago Community High School and Neal Math and Science Academy
  • Strong public and private partnerships, including North Chicago Community Partners, AbbVie, Connect North Chicago, Reading Power, Erikson Institute, the Ounce of Prevention Fund, Rosalind Franklin University, Naval Station Great Lakes, and more
  • Currently pursuing Systems Accreditation through AdvancED (expected 4/17)

 

District Demographics
50% Hispanic, 38% African American, 5% Multi Racial, 2% Asian
86% Free/Reduced Lunch, 14% Students from Military, 15 % IEP’s, 26% ELL

 

Operating Budget for 2016
$57.3 Million

 

Union Affiliation
North Chicago Teachers Union (IFT Affiliate)
Current contract expires at the end of the 18-19 School Year

 

Board Governance
The District and local board are under direct oversight of the Illinois State Board of Education, governed by a state-appointed Independent Authority and a state-appointed Financial Oversight Panel

 

District Website
www.d187.org

 

Search Calendar

  • Accepting Applications Through: October 1, 2016
  • Selected Candidates Taken to the Board: Week of October 17, 2016
  • Superintendent Named by: December, 2016
  • Superintendent State Date: July 1, 2017

 

Application Process
Apply for the Position through this Website: www.schoolexecconnect.com
Submit Required Credentials through this Website