DR. JEFF CRAIG
WEST AURORA SCHOOL DISTRICT (IL)
Dr. Craig joined District 129 as Superintendent in July of 2014. Previously he served as superintendent of Interstate 35 Community School District in Truro, Iowa, which is near Des Moines, as well as a principal for 11 years at three large comprehensive high schools; Oswego East, Rich East and Central Davenport. Under his leadership, both Math and Reading scores increased on the Prairie State Achievement Exams. He also works with the City of Aurora as the Chair for the Aurora Education Commission.
Dr. Craig has a bachelor’s degree in Education-Industrial arts from Northern Illinois University, a master’s in Administration and Supervision from Loyola University Chicago and a Doctor of Education degree from the University of Illinois-Champaign. He graduated from Richards High School in Oak Lawn, where he was named a Distinguished Alumnus and a member of the Athletic Hall of Fame.