Board of Education
An update from Barrington 220: June 6, 2019
New Assistant Principal named at BHS
At its June 5 meeting, Board members approved Ben Rodriguez as the new Assistant Principal of Technology and Innovation at Barrington High School. Rodriguez joined Barrington 220 in 2016, serving as an Instructional Digital Age Learning (iDAL) Coach at BHS. In this position he worked with teachers on best practices to implement technology in the classroom. He began his teaching career as a high school English and Social Science teacher in Hebron, IL. He holds a master's degree in Educational Technology from the American College of Education in Indianapolis. He holds a bachelor's degree in Secondary Education from Roosevelt University and is currently pursuing a master's degree in School Leadership from Concordia University. Rodriguez replaces Ty Gorman, who became the district's Director of Instructional Technology last fall.
Board approves new Asst. Director of Student Services
At its June 5 meeting, the Board approved Sharon Jacobellis as the district's new Assistant Director of Student Services for the 2019-20 school year. Jacobellis joined Barrington 220 in 2017, serving as the Student Services Department Chair at BHS. She holds a master's degree in Educational Leadership and Administration from Concordia University, a master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction from National Louis University and a bachelor's degree in Special Education from Elmhurst College.
At its June 5 meeting, the Board also approved Kevin Kienzle as the new Assistant Athletic Director at BHS. Kienzle has worked in Barrington 220 for the past 16 years. He currently works at Arnett C. Lines Elementary School, where he teaches physical education. Kienzle will continue to teach physical education at Lines in the mornings.