ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT OF TEACHING AND LEARNING
WEST AURORA SCHOOL DISTRICT (IL)
Dr. Brent Raby is in his fifteenth year as an educator and currently serves as the Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning for West Aurora School District 129 in Illinois. Prior to his work in West Aurora, Dr. Raby served as the Director of Curriculum and Instruction at McHenry Community High School District 156. In addition, he has served on the boards of the Illinois Association of Title I Directors and the McHenry County Cooperative for Employment Education.
Throughout his career, Dr. Raby has dedicated many of his efforts to develop frameworks that provide high-quality professional learning for all staff members. This work has included establishing instructional coaching models, integrating teacher graduate programs, and merging the teacher evaluation process with effective, real-time professional development. In addition, his responsibilities have included overseeing curricular alignment, supervising English language learner and special education programs. Dr. Raby started his career as a high school social studies teacher.
Dr. Raby earned a doctoral degree in educational leadership, a master’s degree in teaching, and a certificate of advanced studies in technology and staff development from National-Louis University. He holds a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts and sciences from the University of Iowa.