New Administrators Named for 2022-23 School Year

Reported by on 8/11/22

District 204 welcomes the following new administrators for the 2022-23 school year:

ELIZABETH AMEDEI, Assistant Director of Student Services
Amedei has worked in Yorkville Community District 115 since 2018 as assistant principal for student services and is returning to District 204 where she previously worked as a special education resource teacher from 2013 - 2018 at Georgetown Elementary.

WILLIAM GRAY, Director of Technology, Security & Infrastructure Services
Gray comes from Community Unit School District 200 where he served as assistant director of information technology since 2014.

DERRIUS HIGHTOWER, Longwood Elementary Principal
Hightower has worked in Danville Community Consolidated School District 118 since 2015 and most recently held the position of assistant principal.

NADER NAJJAR, Executive Director of Educational Equity
Najjar most recently worked at Downers Grove North High School as an interventionist and teacher leader since 2003.

JOHN ROBINSON, Director of Building Operations
Robinson most recently worked in Community Unit School District 200 where he served as director of facilities since 2014.

RYAN SHERSHEN, Still Middle School Assistant Principal
Shershen comes from Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202 where he served as Assistant Principal of Curriculum and Instruction at John F. Kennedy Middle School since 2017.

KIMBERLY WISINSKI, Assistant Director of Student Services
Wisinski most recently served as director of student services in West Chicago School District 33 and previously worked at Norridge School District 80 as director of special education.

The following staff member is in a new role this year:

BRIAN GRINSTEAD, Director of Technology Support Services
Grinstead has worked in Indian Prairie since 1999 and most recently held the position of support and systems management coordinator.