At the June 1 Board of Education meeting, the Board approved Dr. Lisa West as the new principal of North Barrington Elementary School. Dr. West comes to Barrington 220 from Woodland School District 50 where she has served as Principal of Woodland Intermediate School for the past year and previously served five years as the Principal of Woodland Elementary School. Prior to joining Woodland School District 50, Dr. West worked as a 5th and 6th grade teacher for Glencoe District 35. She holds a doctorate in Educational Leadership and a master's degree in Educational Leadership from Concordia University. She holds a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from Iowa State University. Dr. West will begin in her new role on July 1. She replaces Austin Johnson, who will serve as the district's Director of Safety & Security beginning July 1.