June 24, 2022
Board approves D220 mission, core beliefs, learner profile, strategic priorities
At the June 21 Barrington 220 Board of Education meeting, the Board approved a new mission, core beliefs, learner profile and strategic priorities for the district. This work is the result of the district’s strategic planning process “Framework 220”, in which the district spent the past several months gathering feedback in-person and virtually from nearly 4,500 stakeholders. The feedback was used to create the following:
This work will serve as the foundation and strategic direction for Barrington 220. In the fall, the district will develop specific action plans within each strategic priority. The Board will discuss the process and timeline for this work at an upcoming meeting. Click here to listen to the Framework 220 discussion.
Spring assessment update
At the June 21 Board meeting, the Board received an update from the Department of Teaching & Learning regarding data from MAP testing (grades 2-8), FastBridge testing (grades K-1), and social emotional learning data. Barrington 220 students continue to perform well above national averages and scores continue to improve each year. However, compared to pre-pandemic norms for Barrington 220 students, 2021-22 scores are slightly lower in some areas. The district continues to focus on learning acceleration and supporting all students in achieving standards and demonstrating growth. Click here to listen to the full presentation and discussion.
Barrington 220 launches new district website
At the June 21 Board meeting, the Board got a sneak peek of the school district's brand new website, which launched earlier this week. The new site has a fresh and modern look, improved organization, a mobile-friendly design, and improved ADA accessibility. Click the video link above to learn about some of the new features on the website.
Board approves new Secondary Director of Student Services
At the June 21 Board meeting, the Board approved Peter Nadler as the district's new Director of Student Services at the secondary level. Nadler comes to Barrington 220 from Lake Zurich CUSD 95, where he is currently the Assistant Principal for Student Services at Lake Zurich High School. He has also worked as the Special Education Department Chair and Coordinator at LZHS. Nadler began his career in education as a Special Education Teacher with Chicago Public Schools, before moving to Mundelein High School. He earned his bachelor's degree in Hospitality Management from Roosevelt University. He also holds two master's degrees, one in Special Education from DePaul University and another in Leadership from the American College of Education. He also earned his Director of Special Education endorsement from St. Francis University. Nadler begins in his new role on July 1.