Meet the Week 2 nominees for Educational Services Staff, Private/Parish Educator of the Year! – Kane County Connects

In five weeks from today, the Kane County Regional Office of Education will host the 45th annual Educator of the Year. Prior to the event, all nominees will be highlighted on Kane County Connects to show their appreciation for the hard-working educators in Kane County.

Each year, Educator of the Year nominations are submitted by staff, friends and family to recognize outstanding educators. Winners for each category are announced, along with the overall winner for Educator of the Year. This year the event will be streamed live on YouTube and Facebook to ensure safe viewing options.

Today, the Educational Services Staff of the Year nominees and the Private/Parish Educator of the Year nominees are highlighted. Take a look at some of Kane County’s best below!

School District U-46

  • Nominated for Educational Services Staff of the Year
  • 27 years in education
  • Para Response Team Specialist
  • District: U-46

Geneva High School

  • Nominated for Educational Services Staff of the Year
  • 20 years in education
  • Paraprofessional
  • District: Geneva 304

Aurora West High School

  • Nominated for Educational Services Staff of the Year
  • 8 years in education
  • Paraprofessional
  • Neighborhood: Aurore West 129

School District U-46

  • Nominated for Educational Services Staff of the Year
  • 15 years in education
  • Project Access Coordinator
  • District: U-46

East Aurora High School

  • Nominated for Educational Services Staff of the Year
  • 11 years in education
  • Clerical
  • Neighbourhood: East Aurora 131

Aurora Central Catholic High School

  • Nominated for Private/Parish Educator of the Year
  • 6 years in education
  • High school psychology teacher

Elgin Academy

  • Nominated for Private/Parish Educator of the Year
  • 14 years in education
  • Maintenance service

Mooseheart Child Town and School

  • Nominated for Private/Parish Educator of the Year
  • 11 years in education
  • Librarian

Saint Charles of Borromeo

  • Nominated for Private/Parish Educator of the Year
  • 21 years in education
  • Teacher

About Kane County Regional Office of Education

Led by Regional Superintendent of Schools Patricia Dal Santo, the Kane County ER is located in Geneva and serves nine school districts. From licensure assistance to professional development, ONE’s mission is to advocate for education, provide leadership and exercise regulatory functions. Learn more about ROE’s offerings at Facebook, Twitter and by subscription to the bi-monthly newsletter.

Janice G. Ball