Northbrook School District 27

Parent Message: Administrative Appointment - Elementary Assistant Principal

Parent Message: Administrative Appointment - Elementary Assistant Principal
Lauren Weingarten

Dear Parents,

Northbrook School District 27 is pleased to announce that we have selected an incoming Assistant Principal for Hickory Point and Shabonee Elementary Schools. Ms. Lauren Weingarten will officially assume the role on August 1, 2022.

Ms. Weingarten brings 16 years of education experience in the elementary school setting. She currently serves as a reading specialist in Lake Zurich School District 95. She is passionate about collaborating with, mentoring, and leading fellow educators in a way that positively impacts student achievement.

The appointment will be officially approved at the Board of Education Regular Business Meeting on April 21.

Ms. Weingarten has spent the past 5 years at Spencer Loomis Elementary. She was named Staff Member of the Year for the 2020-21 school year. She previously spent 11 years in Kildeer Countryside District 96 as a fifth and third-grade teacher. She graduated from the University of Iowa with a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education in 2006 before receiving her master’s degree in Reading and Literacy from Benedictine University in 2008 and a second master’s degree in School Leadership from Northeastern Illinois University in 2022. 

Her proven leadership skills and enthusiasm for innovative teaching will be an excellent addition to our Hickory Point and Shabonee communities.

We look forward to welcoming Ms. Weingarten!


John Deiter, Ph.D.

Superintendent of Schools