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The West Aurora School Board has begun an internal search for a new Superintendent of Schools to replace Dr. Jeff Craig when he retires in June of 2024. The firm hazard, Young, Attea, & Associates has been selected to lead the search of his successor.
Superintendent Craig invites you to view his 2022 State of the District Address, where school board members and district leaders reflect on recent achievements and share their vision for 2022 and beyond. This year's new format includes staff and student celebrations as well as special appearances by middle and high school students.
Don't forget picture RETAKE is Friday, October 22
For the second consecutive year, Goodwin Elementary School received a designation of "Exemplary" from the Illinois State Board of Education! This means we perform in the top 10% statewide with no under-performing subgroups.
This year Goodwin Elementary School worked with all stakeholders to re-craft our Mission Statement. This new student friendly Mission Statement will be the foundation for all of our decisions in supporting the whole child. "Goodwin students are kind, curious, resilient risk-takers!
Goodwin Elementary is the proud host site of 5 SPIRIT program classrooms which provide top notch educational opportunities for students who have communication disorders. The program is truly an amazing opportunity for all students to come together and learn, while celebrating the similarities and differences that each student at Goodwin has.
Collaborative Space - Over the past 3 years the Goodwin Building Leadership Team has planned together to create improved work spaces which promote the opportunity for both students and staff to collaborate more effectively.