The Superintendent's Office Team

  • Superintendent Simeck

    Mr. Michael Simeck
    Superintendent of Schools
    Phone: (847) 945-1844
    Email: msimeck@dps109.org 

    Eric Steckling

    Eric Steckling
    Director of Communications
    Phone: (847) 945-1844 x7238
    Email: esteckling@dps109.org 

     Rebecca Rudd

    Rebecca Rudd
    Executive Assistant to the Superintendent and Board of Education
    Phone: (847) 945-1844 x7240
    Email: rrudd@dps109.org

    Holly Mohr  

    Holly Mohr
    Administrative Assistant for the Office of Communications
    Phone: (847) 945-1844 x7249
    Email: hmohr@dps109.org

About Us

  • The Superintendent’s Office provides leadership and support to further the mission to Engage, Inspire, Empower the District community. 

    Community Questions and Media Relations: Direct any media requests to Eric Steckling at esteckling@dps109.org. Community members can contact Eric with any questions about the District or our schools. 

    Residency and the Board of Education: For questions regarding District 109 residency or the Board of Education, contact Rebecca Rudd at rrudd@dps109.org.

Mission & Vision

  • MissionProvide innovative educational experiences of the highest quality that engage, inspire, and empower each student to excel and contribute to improving the world.

    Vision: District 109 students will excel and contribute when they have the knowledge and skills to be:

    • Lifelong, self-directed learners
    • Critical and creative thinkers
    • Effective communicators
    • Collaborative team members
    • Respectful and responsible members of society

Administrative Procedures

  • The administration, under the leadership of the Superintendent, is responsible for creating the procedures that the District follows to implement Board policy with fidelity. The Administrative Procedure Manual posted below is a comprehensive list of these procedures.