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District Leadership

Dr. Andalib Khelghati

Superintendent of schools
Dr. Andalib Khelghati

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Areas of Responsibility 
  • Human Resources
  • Student Services
  • Communications
  • Oversight of Daily Operations of the District
Mr. Raphael Obafemi

Chief Financial Officer/CSBO
Mr. Raphael Obafemi

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Areas of Responsibility 
Ms. Faith Dahlquist

Associate Superintendent for Educational Services
Ms. Faith Dahlquist

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Faith Dahlquist serves as the associate superintendent for Educational Services for School District 308. She provides leadership in developing, achieving and maintaining high quality educational programs and services as a means to promote opportunities for all students.

She received her B.S. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Ill.; M.S. in Educational Organization and Leadership from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Ill.; and her Ed.S. in Educational Administration from Northern Illinois University, Ill. During her educational career, she has served as a fourth grade teacher, a sixth grade teacher, a high school algebra teacher, an elementary principal and an Assistant Superintendent for EC-12 Educational Services.
Areas of Responsibility
Oversight for the Departments of Educational Services, Special Education, English Learners, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Human Resources, Student Services, School Safety, and Staff Development
  • Effective Coordination of the District’s Overall Operations and Activities
  • Development and monitoring of the District Strategic Plan
  • Curriculum Development, Implementation, Review and Revisions
  • Assessment
  • Federal and State Grant Coordination
  • AVID District Director
  • Board Equity Advisory Committee Liaison
  • Board Teaching & Learning Advisory Committee Liaison
dr. heather kincaid

Assistant Superintendent of Student and staff services
dr. heather kincaid

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As the Assistant Superintendent of Student & Staff Services, Dr. Heather Kincaid is responsible for all aspects of Student and Staff Services.
dr. john t. petzke

associate superintendent of information services
dr. john t. petzke

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Dr. Petzke previously worked for SD 308 from 2007-2012 in the role as Executive Director of Technology and most recently served as the superintendent of Prophetstown-Lyndon-Tampico CUSD #3.

He earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois; Masters in Educational Administration (w/type 75) from North Central College, Naperville, Illinois; Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from Aurora University, Aurora, Illinois; and M.S.Ed. in School Business Management with CSBO from Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois.
Areas of Responsibility 
  • Finance
  • Facility construction and Development
  • Food Services
  • Maintenance and Operations
  • Transportation
  • Technology
  • Payroll