The Marseilles Elementary School Board hired a new principal at their most recent meeting. Crystal Dvorak was hired and will replace current principal Jeff Owens on July 1st of 2021.
Owens has been at Marseilles Elementary School District for 16 years. Dvorak said she is currently in her fifth year as principal at Freeman Elementary School in West Aurora #129. She was an assistant principal for three years, one year at Freeman and two years at Grande Reserve Elementary in Yorkville #115.
Dvorak also taught in Yorkville at Yorkville Intermediate School for nine years, three years of 6th grade language arts and six years of 5th grade. Throughout her years in education, Dvorak has been extremely involved on many leadership committees including serving with the union as a Building Rep, Membership Chair, and Negotiator.
She has also been very involved in committees within her time as an administrator, serving in both academic and logistic committees and task forces.