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Dr. Heather Kincaid

Assistant Superintendent of Student & Staff Services
hkincaid@sd308.org

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

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Mr. Jeremy A. Bell

Executive Director of District Student Services
jbell01@sd308.org

Jeremy Bell has more than a decade's worth of experience working in educational administration.  As the Executive Director of Student Services, Jeremy works closely with school staff and building principals for student-related concerns including discipline, student safety, crisis planning, crisis response, behavioral support, the GOAL program, student attendance boundary exceptions and Student Rights and Responsibilities.

Prior to joining Oswego School District 308, Jeremy served as the Executive Director of Student Services in SD131, an Assistant Director of Student Services in SD131, a High School Administrator in SD131, and an Assistant Principal in Belvidere SD100.  Upon joining SD308 in July of 2020, Jeremy served as the Director of Special Education.  He began his career as a school social worker and received his bachelor’s of sciences from NIU, Dekalb, a master’s degree in school social work from Aurora University, Aurora, and a master's degree in educational administration from Aurora University, Aurora.

Areas of Responsibility:
  • Attendance Boundary Exceptions/Choice
  • Crisis and Emergency Response
  • District Liaison to First Responders
  • GOAL Program
  • Parent Needs and Concerns
  • School Safety and Security
  • Student Discipline
  • Student Rights and Responsibilities
  • Threat Assessment Team
  • Title IX 

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Dr. Kristen Paul

Director of Social Emotional Learning

kpaul01@sd308.org 

Dr. Kristen Paul has over 18 years of experience in K-12 education. Dr. Paul’s experience spans from her time in the classroom as a high school English teacher, a  high school Dean, middle school Assistant Principal, middle school Principal, leadership coach and adjunct professor. 

Dr. Paul received her Doctorate in Educational Leadership at Concordia University in 2018. She also holds a Master of Arts degree in Educational Leadership, a Master of Arts degree in Special Education and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Secondary Education-English. 

Areas of Responsibility:

  • PreK-12th grade Social Emotional Learning Curriculum
  • Pre-K -12th grade Social Emotional Learning, Behavioral, and Mental Health systems 
  • Prevention program implementation, including Erin’s Law; Signs of Suicide; Violence Prevention, etc.
  • Social Emotional Learning and Behavioral Assessment 
  • Staff professional learning and support for Social Emotional Learning
  • Family Engagement and Support
  • Community-Based partnerships
  • Site Leader for the Oswego Satellite Location of the Kendall County Community Food Pantry
  • District Leader of the School Community Resource Collaborative
  • Attendance/Truancy
  • DCFS and Foster Care Guidance/Support
  • District Homeless and Foster care Liaison 

 

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Mr. Kenneth Miller

Executive Director of Human Resources
kmiller01@sd308.org

As the Executive Director of Human Resources, Kenneth Miller is responsible for all aspects of Human Resources management, including employee and labor relations, performance evaluations, recruitment and selection, onboarding, and compliance.

Miller has a Bachelor of Science, Management: Human Resources from Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois and a Master of Public Administration, Public Management & Leadership from Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois. Prior to working at SD 308, Miller was the Senior H.R. Specialist/Principal Consultant for the Illinois State Board of Education.

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Compensation Management
  • Discipline Management
  • Labor Relations Management
  • Layoff and Recall Process Management
  • Legal Compliance Management
  • Performance Evaluation Management
  • Student Teachers and Intern Management
  • Vendor Management

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Ms. Claudia Ruiz

Assistant Director of Human Resources
cruiz@sd308.org

Areas of Responsibility:
  • Background/Reference/Credential Verification Management
  • Candidate Screening and Selection Management
  • HRIS Management
  • Insurance Benefits Management
  • Mandatory Training Management
  • Records Management
  • Retirement Systems Management, IMRF/TRS
  • Substitute Employee Management
  • Unemployment Claims Management
  • Workers’ Compensation Management
Last Modified on July 28, 2022