A press release from Crystal Lake High School District 155:
D155 Board Approves New Crystal Lake South Principal
Crystal Lake – The D155 Board of Education approved Josh Nobilio as the new principal at Crystal Lake South High School, effective July 1.
Scott Shepard was appointed as the district’s assistant superintendent of educational services for the 2017-18 school year.
Josh Nobilio has served as Crystal Lake South High School’s student services coordinator for the past six years.
He has collaborated with a team to create and implement student supports to increase student achievement at South.
Josh has co-facilitated a parent advisory committee to re-design student services across D155 and helped Crystal Lake South achieve national RAMP certification.
In February, Josh was a recipient of the College Board’s Guidance and Admissions Assembly Award.
He has also served D155 as a social worker for three years and a special education teacher for three years.
“I am part of a great team at Crystal Lake South High School, and I enjoy being part of the gator community.
“I am honored to serve as South’s next principal.
“I look forward to working with students and collaborating with staff to ensure all students succeed and continuing to encouraging an inclusive school culture,” said Nobilio.
He received his bachelors in special education from Illinois State University, and a masters of social work from Loyola University. He completed his Type 75 administrative certificate from Northern Illinois University and earned a Type 75 director of special education certification from Aurora University.
“Josh’s experience working with staff and students at Crystal Lake South will allow him to continue strong traditions while supporting innovative instruction and develop programs designed to help students pursue their future aspirations,” said Dr. Johnnie Thomas, superintendent. “We had 55 well-qualified candidates apply for the open principal positions, and we involved people at every level of the organization in the interview process.”
Josh Nobilio will begin his role as principal on July 1. He will work with Scott Shepard and the rest of our administrative teams to ensure a smooth transition. The district is working to plan a meet and greet event for parents and students, and will share that information soon.