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Dr. John Sparlin

Superintendent of Schools
Superintendent@sd308.org

Dr. John Sparlin serves District 308 as the superintendent of schools. He earned his undergraduate from Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Ill., and a master's degree in education from Benedictine University, Lisle, Ill. Sparlin also received his certificate of advanced study, Type 75 certification and a doctorate of education administration in educational leadership and supervision from Lewis University, Romeoville, Ill.

With 24 years of experience, Sparlin has served multiple public school districts in Illinois.  He began his career in the Valley View School District as a teacher and coach. He then served in the Glenbard School District as a teacher and coach before beginning his administrative career as a dean of students. Sparlin then moved on to be the assistant principal of curriculum and instruction at Bolingbrook High School. He next served as principal at Humphrey Middle School and as principal of Romeoville High School.

Prior to coming to District 308, Sparlin served as the executive director for human resources in the J. Sterling Morton High School District. Dr. Sparlin and his wife Jodi have been married for 21 years. They have three children: Jake, Katelyn and Kirsten. Dr. Sparlin and his family reside in Plainfield where he has lived his entire life.

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Human Resources
  • Student Services
  • Communications
  • Oversight of Daily Operations of the District

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Ms. Faith Dahlquist

Associate Superintendent for Educational Services
fdahlquist@sd308.org

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 28 years in education, 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:

  • Assists the Superintendent in the effective coordination of the district’s overall operations and activities
  • Oversight for the departments of Educational Services, Special Education, and Technology
  • Curriculum development, implementation, review and revisions
  • Assessment
  • Federal and State grants
  • AVID District Director
  • Board approved Strategic Plan implementation
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committee member
  • Board Policy and Legislation Advisory Committee liaison
  • Board Teaching & Learning Advisory Committee liaison

 

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Dr. John T. Petzke

Chief Financial Officer/CSBO
jpetzke@sd308.org
 
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
Last Modified on July 6, 2021