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Nicole Zellmer
District Superintendent
815-384-3920 815-440-0556

I look forward another great year and building stronger relationships with the staff, students, parents, and the community. My passion for education has been shaped from my many experiences as an educator. I have been privileged to serve in many different roles from paraprofessional, to classroom teacher, to EL teacher, to ESL/Bilingual Program Specialist, Director of Education, and now Superintendent. In each of my past roles I always sought to provide for the successes of the students, staff, and school. I enthusiastically embrace the task of continuing to work with all stakeholders to ensure that the students at Creston School are provided with the "keys to success" needed to be productive members of a dynamic society. I believe we will prepare our students for high school, post-secondary education, and/or the workforce by providing differentiated, challenging, and relevant instruction that meets each students learning needs. I look forward to celebrating the continued successes of our students and staff.

Karen Collins - Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent
Karen Collins
Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent
815-384-3920 815-440-1111

Mrs. Collins is the administrative assistant to the superintendent and has been serving the District since 2002. Previously, she held a medical transcriptionist position and has worked for Caterpillar. She currently lives in Rochelle with her husband and two daughters.

Jenny Stachlewitz
Director of Education
815-384-3920 815-440-3199

I have had the pleasure of serving the students and families of Creston School since 2003! As a classroom teacher for 19 years, my passion was working with students on setting and achieving rigorous, yet attainable academic growth goals. There is such joy in celebrating with students as they gain confidence and shift their mindset while finding success in the learning milestones that come their way! As Director of Education, I am thrilled to broaden the scope of my work to more formally share my passion with the Creston School Community. By working directly with teachers and students, it is my goal to ensure that all students reach their maximum potential growth toward high achievement!