Prior to serving as Andrew's Principal, Robert spent five years in District 230 as an Associate Principal for Instruction at Victor J Andrew High School (2004-2006), as well as at Carl Sandburg High School (2006-2009). Before arriving at District 230, he was the Athletic Director at Franklin High School in Franklin, WI. Robert received his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in Secondary Education with a focus on Social Studies, and has his master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Educational Leadership. Additionally, he has served on the Board of Directors for the IHSA since 2013, and was named the Illinois Principal of the Year for the 2016-17 school year.
Katie has been a member of Andrew HS since 1998 when she was hired as a science teacher. During her time as a teacher she also coached girls basketball, girls volleyball, and girls track & field during various years. In addition to her coaching she was a sponsor to several clubs and organizations and continues to support co-curricular activities. In 2006, Katie joined the administrative team in the main office. Academically she holds degrees from DePaul University, Governors State University, St. Xavier University and Roosevelt University.
Abir Othman joined District 230 as a Dean of Students at Andrew High School in 2003. She became Head Dean at Stagg High School in 2007 and returned to Andrew High School in 2010 in the capacity of Assistant Principal. She currently continues to serve at Andrew High School as an Associate Principal for Student Services. Before working for District 230, she served as an English teacher, administrator and sponsored several clubs and organizations at Universal School in Bridgeview. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Education from Governors State University and holds a Master of Arts degree in Educational Administration from Lewis University.
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Kristi first joined District 230 in 1998 as a teacher in the English Department. For seven years, Kristi taught various courses in that department and also sponsored Andrew's school newspaper, The Circuit. From that position, Kristi transitioned to the role of a Dean of Students and is currently in her ninth year. Kristi received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Saint Xavier University and her graduate degree in Educational Leadership from DePaul University.
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Kevin has been a member of Andrew High School since 2007 when he was hired as a Dean of Students. Before returning to his Alma Mater, Kevin taught Sociology and Geography at Eisenhower High School. During his time as a teacher, Kevin also coached baseball, football, and wrestling. Kevin received his undergraduate degree from Illinois State University in Secondary Education with a focus on Social Sciences. Kevin earned his Master's Degree in Educational Administration from Lewis University.
Division Chair for Math and Business
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Tim joined the Andrew High School administrative team in the 2002-2003 school year as the Associate Principal. At the start of the 2004-2005 school year, he became the Division Chair for Business and Mathematics. Prior to his time at Andrew, Tim was the Dean of Students at Lemont High School. At Lemont, he was also involved with co-curriculars by coaching or sponsoring the community service club, cross country, and football. Tim taught mathematics at Evergreen Park High School where he was also the girls' bowling coach. He holds degrees from Northern Illinois University and Governors' State University. Tim believes it is the responsibility of the modern high school to provide opportunities for all students so they are adequately prepared to pursue their post secondary goals.
Division Chair for Physical Education, Health and Drivers Education
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Jennifer has been a member of Andrew High School since 2003 when she was hired as a Physical Education/Health instructor and volleyball coach. During her time as a teacher, she was the Head Girls Volleyball Coach and Assistant Boys' Volleyball Coach. In addition to her coaching, she was a sponsor to T-Bolt Storm and Andrewfest and continues to support co-curricular activities. Since 2013, Jennifer serves as sponsor for Senior Class Council, St. Baldrick's Coordinator, and T-Bolt Student Wellness Team. In 2009, Jennifer joined the administrative team as the Division Chair for Physical Education, Health, and Driver Education. Jennifer earned her undergraduate degree from North Central College with a double major in Athletic Training and Secondary Education with an emphasis in Physical Education. Her Master's Degree is from St. Xavier University in Educational Administration.
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Michael has been a part of Andrew High School since the spring of 1998. In his time as a teacher, Michael taught U.S. History, Government, Psychology, and AP Psychology. Michael has also coached varsity football and served as the boys' head track and field coach for many years. In addition to teaching and coaching, Michael spent 13 years as the assistant athletic director before becoming the Athletic Director in 2014. He earned his undergraduate degrees from North Central College in Psychology and Exercise Science and holds other degrees and certificates from Lewis University, Governors' State University, and most recently earned his 2nd Master's Degree from Concordia University in Educational Leadership.
Division Chair for Science, Applied Technology and FACS
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Jame returns to District 230 after spending eleven years at Riverside Brookfield High School. There he taught a number of science courses and coached baseball and softball, as well as co-sponsoring the Fishing Club and Ecology Club. Jame started teaching at Carl Sandburg High School in 2001 in the Science Department and coached girls' basketball and softball. Jame earned his Bachelor's Degree in Science Education from St. Joseph's College in Rensselaer, IN, and his Master's degree in Educational Administration from Governor's State University.
Dr. Doug Kaufman
Division Chair for Social Studies, Foreign Language and Art
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Doug started his service at District 230 in 1996 as a Dean of Students at Andrew High School. In 2004, he moved to his current role as the Division Chair for Social Studies, World Languages, and Art, as well as the building liaison for the Media Center. Prior to coming to Andrew High School, Doug served as a social studies teacher at Romeoville High School and Pinckneyville High School where he also coached football, basketball, and track. Academically, Doug holds two Associate Degrees from Joliet Junior College, a Bachelor Degree from the University of Illinois, a Master's Degree from Governors State University and a Doctorate through Illinois State University.
Division Chair for English, Music and ELL
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Mary has been a staff member of District 230 since 1989. For nine years, she taught English and was the technical director for all musicals and plays at Stagg High School. She also acted as the speech team head coach, newspaper sponsor, and senior class sponsor. Mary has worked as a Division Chair at Andrew High School since 1998. In addition, Mary has directed 17 musicals and supported numerous other productions as a costume designer. Mary earned a B.A. in English Education from Purdue University and an M.A. in Directing from Roosevelt University, as well as completing Type 75 coursework at DePaul University.
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P.J. has worked at Andrew High School since 2005 in various capacities. Early in his career, P.J. taught several different subjects and levels in the Social Studies department. While teaching, P.J. also coached football and track. In 2009, P.J. joined the Deans' Office where he currently works. P.J. graduated from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with a degree in History, a minor in Secondary Education, and a concentration in Social Studies. He also received his Master's Degree in Educational Leadership from Concordia University.
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Mike joined District 230 in 2001 as a Social Worker at Sandburg High School. In 2003, he came to Andrew as a Dean of Students, becoming Head Dean in 2008. Before working for District 230, Mike served as a Social Worker at a suburban alternative high school and as a private therapist at Interventions Residential Facility. He holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Social Work from Illinois State University and a Master of Clinical Social Work from Loyola University of Chicago. Mike earned his Educational Administrative certificate from Governors State University.
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Brian joined the Andrew High School team as Director of the Guidance Department in 2009. Prior to Andrew, he served as Student Activities Director at Niles North High School in Skokie, and then Lyons Township High School in LaGrange. He coached soccer at his first school, St. Rita, and has coordinated numerous clubs and activities. Brian received his undergraduate degree from Northern Illinois University and his Master's Degree from Concordia University.
Division Chair for Special Services
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Cheryl has been in education for over twenty years and throughout this time has been a Social Studies Lead Teacher, Dean, and Assistant Principal for Activities and Special Education. Cheryl is currently the Director of Special Services and has been at Andrew High School since 2009. Cheryl has a Bachelor's Degree in Social Science, a Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction, and a Post-Master's Certificate in Special Education. Cheryl is an active volunteer for Special Olympics and a huge fan of The Hangout Club and the Special Olympics teams here at Andrew.