Wei Announcement

Dr. Helen Wei has resigned from her position as the district’s director of curriculum, instruction and assessment to pursue other leadership opportunities in the field of education. Her final day with District 97 will be June 30, 2018.

The Board of Education is expected to accept Wei’s resignation during its meeting on Tuesday, January 23. The district will immediately begin the search for Wei’s replacement. 

Below is a statement from Superintendent Carol Kelley regarding this announcement.

I want to express my appreciation to Helen Wei for her devoted service to our district and community during the past four years. She has been a valuable member of our team whose contributions have aided the growth of our schools and success of our students. I thank her for her leadership during her time here, and wish her all the best in her future endeavors. 

The search to find Helen’s replacement will begin immediately, and will be carried out with the assistance of our administrative leadership team. We will keep the community updated on the status of this search, and appreciate everyone’s continued support of our district and the children we serve.