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District 99 School Board gives green light for new administrators at DGN

DOWNERS GROVE – The District 99 Board of Education filled three leadership positions for next school year at its regular business meeting Monday.

At North High School in Downers Grove, Janice Schwarze will assume the position of associate principal for curriculum and instruction and Kristin Bormann will assume the position of student activities, effective July 1.

In addition to the appointments at North High, Scott Wuggazer will become the district’s assistant superintendent for special services.

Schwarze will lead all curriculum, instruction and assessment initiatives at the school. Since 2007, she has served as the department chair of English at South High School in Downers Grove, hiring, mentoring and evaluating teachers, developing curriculum and leading the literacy coaching program.

Bormann will oversee all student activity initiatives. Since 2006, she has served as student assistance program coordinator at South, working with students, staff and families to provide substance abuse-related interventions.

Wuggazer will oversee special education services for students with disabilities, as well as social and emotional learning initiatives at both schools. Currently, Wuggazer serves as director of student services at District 230 in Orland Park where he supervises special services, guidance and counseling, deans, social workers and psychologists for three high schools.

From 2007 to 2012, Wuggazer was department chair of special services at North High and from 2004 to 2007 worked at as a special education teacher at South High School in Downers Grove.

Schwarze will replace Pete Theis, who was promoted to assistant superintendent of human resources for the district. Bormann will replace Ken Sorensen, who was promoted to associate principal for operations at North.

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