"I am both honored and humbled to be named as the next superintendent of NSSEO. I look forward to continuing the amazing work of this outstanding organization, as we work together to help students reach challenging goals, and provide support for our students and their families."
Dr. Meg Schnoor
Northwest Suburban Special Education Organization (NSSEO), located in Mt. Prospect, IL is welcoming Dr. Meg Schnoor as the next superintendent. Dr. Meg Schnoor will officially assume the role on July 1st for the special education cooperative that services students spanning the northwest suburbs of Chicago.
Since 2014 Meg Schnoor has been serving as Assistant Superintendent for Educational Services at Community Consolidated School District 15 (CCSD15) in Palatine. In this role, Dr. Schnoor has been instrumental in the review and expansion of the continuum of services of programming at 19 schools and one therapeutic day school, and has formed critical community partnerships to support families of at-risk learners by increasing programming and addressing equity.*
Prior to working in CCSD15, Dr. Schnoor has held additional roles in school administration. She served as Assistant Superintendent of Student Services in Elmhurst School District 205, Assistant Principal in Huntley Consolidated School District 158, and Special Education Coordinator in High School District 214. Additionally, Dr. Schnoor served as a special education teacher in D214.
In a Governing Board Announcement by NSSEO, Board President Anna Klimkowicz shared that NSSEO is forward thinking with a focus on “student-centered growth”. Klimkowicz referred to one of the cooperative’s core values, “to look beyond what is, to what is possible,” and stated, “That is the sentiment that Dr. Schnoor shared during her interview with the Board and I’m excited to have her as our incoming superintendent.” *
Dr. Meg Schnoor stated, “I am both honored and humbled to be named as the next superintendent of NSSEO. I look forward to continuing the amazing work of this outstanding organization, as we work together to help students reach challenging goals, and provide support for our students and their families.”*
Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates (HYA) was hired by the Governing Board for NSSEO to oversee the search process for a new superintendent. Senior Associate, Dr. Brian Harris and Associate Dr. Karen Sullivan of HYA began the process in the fall of 2022, gathering information from school community stakeholders, hosting focus groups and providing opportunities for feedback used to develop a leadership profile of the desired characteristics in a superintendent candidate. Dr. Brian Harris shared, “We had an extremely talented pool of candidates for this position and Meg emerged as the clear candidate to move NSSEO forward. Her background and experience in K-12 leadership and special education is outstanding.”
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