Stephanie Posey Appointed as Principal of Naperville North High School
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
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.
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.
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