Assistant Principal Appointed

@ Benjamin Franklin For 2019/20 School Year

New Assistant Principal Appointed at Benjamin Franklin School

At the Regular Board of Education meeting earlier this week, Ms. Jamie Mahan-Linder was appointed Assistant Principal of Benjamin Franklin Elementary School effective July 1, 2019. Ms. Mahan-Linder is currently the Math Coach at Benjamin Franklin School and has over 17 years of experience as an educator. Prior to her position in District 41, she was an Instructional Coach for middle school math teachers in Marquardt District 15. She also was an administrator and teacher in Chicago Public Schools.


Ms. Mahan-Linder earned a Master of Science in Teaching Mathematics from the University of Illinois at Chicago, a Master of Education in Administration/Supervision from Loyola University of Chicago, and her Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from Saint Mary’s College. In addition, she holds an Illinois Administration license as well as an Early Childhood Professional Educator License.

"Over the past two years, Jamie has proven herself to be a true advocate for our students," said Benjamin Franklin Principal Jeff Burke. "She will be an outstanding assistant principal!"

Join us in welcoming Ms. Mahan-Linder to this new role at Benjamin Franklin School.