Editor's note: The following is a press release from .
A veteran educator has been named Assistant Principal at in Romeoville.
Kathleen Wedel Nigro, who has been a first grade teacher at in Bolingbrook since the 2005-06 school year, will assume the position immediately, taking over for Robert Halverson who left the district for another position.
Nigro joined the Valley View staff in 2002 as a resource teacher, co-teacher and case manager at what was then B.J. Ward Middle School. Two years later when B.J. Ward became and elementary school, she moved to a position as a 6th and 7th grade ED self-contained special education teacher at Brooks Middle School. Prior to coming to VVSD, she was a Team Leader and special education teacher at Hillside Academy.
A graduate of Elmhurst College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education, she holds a Master of Education Degree in Administration and Leadership from Benedictine University.