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Marlon Felton Named Niles North Principal

Marlon Felton

Marlon Felton has been named the principal of Niles North High School, starting July 1, 2024. The Niles Township High School Board of Education approved his appointment at their May 7, 2024 meeting. 

Marlon brings more than 20 years of experience at District 219 to his new role, demonstrating a passion for education and a commitment to creating a school culture that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. Marlon has worked in various leadership roles at District 219 and he is a proud member of the Niles North staff, earning strong support of the North community. He has served as a teacher, head coach, Dean of Students, and most recently, as Assistant Principal of Operations. 

“What set Marlon apart in his interviews was not just his knowledge of Niles North, but his love for the school and what it stands for,” remarked D219 Superintendent Tom Moore. “Marlon Felton is a good man who never asks anyone to do something he wouldn’t do himself, and he is ready to take his next step as a leader.”

Marlon is a passionate advocate for students and he is dedicated to clearing paths as they fully explore possibilities. He looks forward to working collaboratively with students, staff, parents, and the community to ensure that every student at Niles North High School has the opportunity to thrive. 

“We are fortunate to have Marlon as our next principal, and our entire leadership team will do all that we can to support him, and ensure his success,” Superintendent Moore added. “This is a great day, not just for Marlon, but for Niles North.”

Marlon holds a Master’s degree in Education Leadership from Concordia University Chicago and a Bachelor’s in Special Education from Northern Illinois University Dekalb.

Congratulations to Marlon Felton! His continued leadership will foster a culture of learning and growth at Niles North High School!