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Stephanie Posey Appointed as Principal of Naperville North High School

District 203 today announced the appointment of Stephanie Posey by the Board of Education as principal of Naperville North High School. Posey, a 23 year education veteran has 10 years of administrative experience and currently serves as principal of Belleville East High School. She has held that position since 2010.

“I am humbled and excited to be joining the Huskie family. I look forward to working with and learning from the talented, dedicated staff at Naperville North, the wonderful parents and students, and becoming part of an outstanding community that is known for a tradition of excellence in education,” said Posey. She continued, “I appreciate this opportunity afforded to me by the school district and Board of Education.”

Posey believes that the most important influence on student achievement is the classroom teacher. She also values a strong school community. “It is important to create a sense of community in a school district, a community where students, parents, teachers, and administrators understand that ‘working together, works,’” commented Posey on her educational philosophy.

Posey was awarded Illinois Principal Association Southwest Region Secondary Principal of the Year in 2013 and recognized as one of the Racial Harmony Phenomenal Women of Metro East 2013. She is a member of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Illinois Principal Association, National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the Illinois High School Association Basketball Advisory Committee, among other professional associations.

“Stephanie Posey brings a wealth of experience and qualities that will serve the students, faculty and community of Naperville North extremely well. Her passion for creating an inclusive community, focus on the achievement of every student, and collaboration among faculty and students mesh well with our mission,” said District 203 Superintendent Dan Bridges. 

Posey has an ED. S in Education Administration from Lindenwood University, an M. S. in Educational Administration from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, and a B.S in Special Education from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Posey will begin her role at Naperville North on July 1, 2015. Posey replaces Kevin Pobst who is retiring at the end of the school year after serving as principal six years.