John developed the financial strategy to make full day kindergarten possible in USD 116 and championed its implementation.
John developed the strategy for compromise, during UEA bargaining, to extend the elementary school day, which made it possible for the mutual victory to add the dedicated Comprehensive Arts Curriculum in our elementary school.
Thanks to the outstanding work of staff and administration, in collaboration with our board, we are proud to have this state-wide award-winning designed school, representing John's commitment to excellence throughout our district facilities.
Brought to the District state-of-the-art space for student gathering, drama and music performances.
John championed the construction of the Urbana Athletic Complex, insuring that the needs of the swim, football, soccer, and track & field teams as well as the Marching Tigers were all considered in the planning and execution of the projects.
In addition to multiple renovation projects at UHS, John championed the strategic multi-year land acquisition plan for the secondary campus, which continues today.