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Naperville District 203 Welcomes Dr. Meredith Haugens as the New Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Meredith Haugens will be joining Naperville District 203 as
the new Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources starting on July 1, 2024. Dr. Haugens
brings a rich background in education, leadership, and human resources, making her an
exceptional addition to our team.

Dr. Haugens began her educational journey at Bradley University, where she earned a Bachelor
of Science in Elementary Education with a minor in Sociology. She started her career as a 4th
and 5th grade teacher, demonstrating her dedication to student growth and development. Her
passion for leadership led her to pursue a Master’s in Educational Leadership from Eastern
Illinois University.

Following her master's degree, Dr. Haugens served as an Assistant Principal at both the
elementary and middle school levels for five years. She then took on the role of middle school
principal in Marquardt District 15, where she spent six years leading and enhancing the
educational environment. In 2020, Dr. Haugens furthered her expertise by earning a Doctorate
in Educational Leadership from Aurora University.

In 2021, Dr. Haugens was appointed Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources in
Marquardt District 15. Her leadership and contributions in this role have been widely recognized.
Dr. Haugens is an active member of the Illinois Association of School Personnel Administrators
(IASPA), serving on the Board as a Member-At-Large, and she values her involvement in the
American Association of School Personnel Administrators (AASPA) and the DuPage County
PACT Human Resources collaborative.

Outside of her professional life, Dr. Haugens is married to Patrick, an elementary principal in
Bloomingdale School District 13. They have three children: Layne (14), Addison (12), and Liam
(11), who attend school in St. Charles District 303. Dr. Haugens enjoys spending time with her
family, exploring the outdoors, and watching football, especially cheering for the New Orleans

Dr. Haugens says she is eager to join the Naperville 203 team and collaborate with all
stakeholders to continue fostering a positive and dynamic educational environment. Please join
us in welcoming Dr. Meredith Haugens to our district.