District Administration

Dr. Steven T. IsoyeDr. Steven T. Isoye
Superintendent
847-626-3960
Executive Assistant: April Stallworth / 847-626-3962

Steven T. Isoye was named Superintendent of Niles Township High School District 219 in May 2016. Before that, Isoye served as Superintendent of Oak Park and River Forest High School District 200 for six years. While at Oak Park and River Forest High School, he: kept a focus on supports to assist students who ...

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Sandra Arreguin thumbDr. Sandra Arreguín
Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction
847-626-3955
Executive Assistant: John Hasemeyer / 847-626-3954

Sandra Arreguín was appointed Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction effective July 2018. Before D219, she served as Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment at Township High School District 113, which comprises Deerfield and Highland Park High Schools. From 2014 to 2017, she served as Principal ...

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Dr. Eric TrimbergerDr. Eric Trimberger
Assistant Superintendent for Business / CSBO
847-626-3967
Executive Assistant: Sarah Musur / 847-626-3966

Prior to joining D219 in May 2014, Eric Trimberger served in Ridgeland School District 122 as Assistant Superintendent of Finance and Business Operation since 2006. Over a five-year period, he increased the district’s fund balances from $3.7 to $14.7 million. Trimberger served as Director of Finance for ...

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Tom Kim thumbnailTom Kim
Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources
847-626-3973
Executive Assistant: Alva Kreutzer / 847-626-3971

Tom Kim joined D219 as Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources in July 2018. Before that he served as Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources at Community High School District 155 in Crystal Lake, which includes four comprehensive high schools and one alternate education campus. From 2015 to 2017 he was Principal at ...

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

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James 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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Dr. Jason NessDr. Jason Ness
Principal, Niles West High School
847-626-2510
Executive Assistant: Judy Wheatman / 847-626-2511

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Jason Ness has been Principal of Niles West High School since July 2013. Under his leadership, he has led multi-year, building-wide school improvement initiatives focused on instructional equity and improving teaching and learning utilizing the school-based instructional rounds protocol. Based on this continuous ...

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La Wanna Wells headshotLa Wanna Wells
Director of Equity
847-626-2526
Executive Assistant: Michael Jando / 847-626-3981

La 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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Oyin Idowu thumbnailOyindamola Idowu
Chief Technology Officer
847-626-3920
Executive Assistant: Milena Duric / 847-626-3930

Oyin Idowu joined D219 as Chief Technology Officer in July 2018. Before that she was Senior Network Engineer at Rotary International in Evanston. Idowu served for four years as Network Services Manager for Waukegan Public Schools District 60, where she was responsible for the configuration, maintenance, upgrade and daily operation of the enterprise network ...

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Jim SzczepaniakJim Szczepaniak
Director of Community Relations & Strategic Partnerships
847-626-3958
Executive Assistant: Rosamin Bhanpuri / 847-626-3959

Jim Szczepaniak joined D219 in 2006. He first became familiar with the district’s high schools at the start of his career, when he covered the schools as a reporter for Pioneer Press. He served as the Village of Skokie’s public information officer for eight years and then gained experience in the corporate sector as public ...

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