District 230 announces administrative hires
At the May 26, 2022 Consolidated High School District 230 School Board meeting, the board approved the hiring of Jennifer Waterman as Director of Communication and Public Relations and Christina Douglas as Division Chair for Drivers Education, Health and Physical Education at Stagg High School. Doug Bozych will be the Division Chair for Drivers Education, Health and Physical Education at Andrew High School.
Director of Communication and Public Relations
Jennifer Waterman joins District 230 as Director of Communication and Public Relations following 26 years as Community Relations Coordinator for Lyons Township High School. The position was held for the past 16 years by Carla Erdey who has accepted a position in another district beginning July 1, 2022.
Waterman is an award-winning communicator, strategic advisor, and multi-media storyteller. She was instrumental in creating the LT Hall of Fame to recognize distinguished alumni and starting the LT Alumni Association. A collaborative, approachable, and positive leader, Waterman brings communities together to support innovative learning through clear and creative communication.
“We are so proud to find someone as qualified and accomplished as Jennifer,” said Superintendent Dr. Bob Nolting. “She came not only highly regarded by her peers and current administration but has a clear record of success. I look forward to partnering with her in many ways, but in particular to help us align our goals within our Strategic Framework Pillar of Communication and Engagement. These goals lead to challenges in reaching out to our community more effectively and I know Jennifer will add value to our progress.”
Waterman earned a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is an active member of the Illinois Chapter of the National School Public Relations Association.
Stagg H.S. Division Chair for Driver Education, Health and Physical Education
Christina Douglas was named Stagg High School Division Chair for Driver Education, Health and Physical Education. The position was held by Doug Bozych who will move to Andrew High School in the same role for the 2022-23 school year.
Douglas served as a Physical Education teacher at Romeoville High School for the past 17 years. During that time, she also was Head Varsity Softball coach for seven years and the Assistant Athletic Director for six years.
Douglas has been heavily involved in Valley View School District’s curriculum writing team for various Physical Education classes including Adapted PE, Junior/Senior Elective 2 and Freshman PE. She is passionate about decreasing the amount of health-related challenges students face and also providing experiences for students that support their social/emotional well-being. She believes that educators have a responsibility to guide students and give them the confidence, knowledge, and skills to enjoy a healthy lifestyle.
She completed her Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education from DePaul University in 2005 where she was a member of the Blue Demon Softball Team under legendary Coach Eugene Lenti. She earned her Driver Education Certification from Chicago State University and also holds a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Concordia University. Douglas also holds several certifications including CPR Instructor and R.A.D. (Self Defense) Certification.
Andrew H.S. Division Chair for Driver Education, Health and Physical Education
Doug Bozych will transfer as Division Chair for Driver Education, Health and Physical Education from Stagg to Andrew High School. He was a teacher in PE, Health, Driver Ed, & Adapted PE at Andrew for over a decade before joinin the administrative team. He was Head Coach of Andrew’s Boys Track and Field program and Student Activities Coordinator.
Bozych has spent over a decade as part of the Illinois High School and College Driver Education Association (IHSCDEA) Board of Directors, where he worked on statewide curriculum, program development, and program enhancing legislation, presenting often at their regional and state conferences. As a Division Chair, he works to develop curriculum that will allow students to discover individual passions as well as develop personal health and wellness goals focused on short- and long-term improvement.
He holds a Bachelor's degree in Health and Kinesiology Education from Illinois State University, a Master's degree in Educational Leadership and Administration from Concordia University Chicago, and a Master's degree from Northwestern University in Sports Administration. Bozych is currently an adjunct professor at the University of St. Francis in Joliet, Illinois as part of the Driver Education Endorsement program.