District Administration

Thomas MooreMr. Thomas Moore
Superintendent
847-626-3960
Executive Assistant: Melissa Gilpin / 847-626-3962

Moore brings significant experience and leadership in education. Moore started his teaching career in West Hartford Public Schools in 1996 as a history and social studies teacher. He was promoted to Department Supervisor in 2005, became the Conard High School principal in 2007, and the Assistant Superintendent of Administration in 2010...

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Roszena HaskinsDr. Roszena Haskins
Deputy Superintendent
847-626-3973
Executive Assistant: Melissa Gilpin / 847-626-3962

Dr. Roszena Haskins was unanimously approved by the Niles Township High School District 219 Board of Education to serve in the district’s newly created Deputy Superintendent position. Dr. Haskins's new role will have a heavy focus on recruitment, retention, and equity efforts for the district...

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Christine Gonzales thumbChristine Gonzales
Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction
847-626-3870
Executive Assistant: Wendy Prado / 847-626-3954

Christine has served in varying roles starting her career in education as a math teacher and then being promoted to Assistant Principal at Lane Tech College Prep High School. She has also served as the Director of Innovative Teaching and Learning & Communications at Township High School District 113. For the past four years, Christine has served as the Executive Director of K-12 STEM ...

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Tim NeubauerTim Neubauer
Assistant Superintendent for Business / CSBO
847-626-3972
Executive Assistant: Cortnee Gutierrez / 847-626-3966

Tim Neubauer was appointed D219’s Assistant Superintendent for Business Services, effective on July 1, 2020. Neubauer has served the district as Interim Financial Consultant since September of 2019.  Neubauer served Community Unit School District 220 in Barrington as Assistant Superintendent for Business...

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Ray Chung thumbnailRay Chung
Executive Director of Human Resources and Legal Services
847-626-3982
Executive Assistant: Lane Mita / 847-626-3971

Mr. Ray Chung, Chief Legal Officer for Niles Township High District 219, has been approved by the Board of Education to serve as the Executive Director of Human Resources and Legal Services. Ray has faithfully served in several roles at District 219 since 2013. He began his career in education as a paraprofessional at the Urbana School District ...

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Bridget ConnollyBridget Connolly
Assistant Superintendent for Special Education and Student Services
847-626-3990
Executive Assistant: Angela Jones / 847-626-3991

Bridget Connolly became Executive Director of Student Services and Special Education in July 2016. Before moving to the district administration office, she worked at all three schools in D219. She came to the district in 2000 as school psychologist and crisis specialist at Niles Central. In 2006 she became Special Education ...

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James B. EdwardsDr. James B. Edwards
Principal, Niles North High School
847-626-2011
Executive Assistant: Joan Moy / 847-626-2010

Link to Principal's PageJames B. Edwards became Niles North Principal in July 2016. Before coming to D219, Edwards served as Principal of South Elgin High School for three years. Under his leadership, the number of Advanced Placement exams taken by students increased by 27% between 2015 and 2016, and the number of extracurricular ...

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Jeremy ChristianJeremy Christian
Principal, Niles West High School
847-626-2510
Executive Assistant: Adriana Aleman Rodriguez / 847-626-2511

Link to Principal's PageJeremy Christian has been approved as Principal of Niles West High School at the May 23, 2023, Special Board of Education meeting. He has served as a Principal for the past seven years. Four of those years are at Oak Park, School District 97. Jeremy has also served as Assistant Principal in Naperville Community School District...

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La Wanna Wells headshotDr. La Wanna Wells
Chief Equity Officer
847-626-3985
Executive Assistant: TBD / 847-626-

D219 Equity websiteLa Wanna Wells comes to D219 from Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School, where she has been an English teacher since 2005. She served the school as the Social-Emotional Academic Intervention Leader on the School Improvement Planning Committee and coordinated professional development for teachers and staff on improving the academic ...

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Philip Hintz thumbnailPhilip Hintz
Chief Technology Officer
847-626-3920
Executive Assistant: Gricelydis Irizarry / 847-626-3930

Phil Hintz, Director of Student Information for Barrington School District 220, has been approved by the D219 Board of Education as the next Chief Technology Officer for the 2023-2024 school year.
Phil has led the charge for his district to develop and implement Student Data Privacy systems in the State of Illinois and ...

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Takumi IsedaTakumi Iseda
Director of Communications
847-626-3958
Executive Assistant: Alexsandra Davood / 847-626-3968

Takumi Iseda has worked in the field of school district communications since 2011 and served as the Director of Communications at Evanston Township High School District 202 from 2018-2023. She has extensive experience overseeing the day-to-day communications operations of a school district and has collaborated with multiple leaders and ...

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