The following administrative appointments were made in the spring of 2019.
Megan Knight has been appointed District 214's Director of Academic Programs and Pathways. She currently serves as the Elk Grove High School Associate Principal of Instruction.
Tony Schlorff is the next Director of Technology Services at District 214. He is currently the Director of Innovation and Technology at Community Consolidated School District (CCSD) 93 in Carol Stream. Prior to this 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, both from North Central College.
Buffalo Grove High School
Dr. Angel Johnson is the next Division Head of Math/Science at Buffalo Grove High School. Dr. Johnson is currently serving as principal at Chicago International Charter Schools (CICS), Loomis –Longwood High School. Dr. Johnson also served as culture and climate coordinator in 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. Dr. 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 as Division Head of English/English Learners at Buffalo Grove High School. Since 2014, Sangwa has served as the core content administrator for literacy at Bolingbrook High School. She has 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. Sangwa 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 is the next Elk Grove High School Division Head of English/English Learners. Sadler has served in multiple roles at Maine East High School, including English teacher, reading specialist and academic literacy specialist. Sadler 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 as the Elk Grove High School Associate Principal of Instruction. He currently serves as Associate Principal of Rolling Meadows High School.
Prospect High School
Nicholas Olson is the next Prospect High School Division Head of Student Success, Safety and Wellness. Olson has served as a school counselor at Prospect since 2014. Prior to this, Olson served as school counselor at Verona Area High School, Lombardi Middle School, the Wisconsin Challenge Academy, all of which are in Wisconsin. Olson 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, both from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He also holds a master’s degree in educational leadership from North Park University.
Seth Hettel has been appointed as Division Head of CTE/PE at Prospect High School. Hettel currently serves as the career and technical education department chair at Yorkville High School. Prior to that, he served as a technology and engineering teacher at Yorkville High School. During his tenure at Yorkville, Hettel 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, both from Illinois State University.
Wheeling High School
Henry Brown has been appointed Associate Principal of Wheeling High School. He has worked as the dean of students at Niles North High School since 2010, where he helps protect the health and welfare of students and collaborates with internal and external stakeholders on an array of students matters. Prior to this, he worked as a school psychologist at Niles West High School for eight years. Olson 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 an education specialist’s degree, both from Loyola University.
Dan Weidner has been appointed Associate Principal of Wheeling High School. He currently serves as District 214’s director of academic programs and pathways. Prior to this, Weidner worked as a physics educator at Argo Community High School. He also taught AP and Honors Physics at Wheeling High School as well as 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.