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Nicole Poynton Selected as Assistant Principal at Old Post Elementary School for 2020-21 School Year

 SD308 Community Unit School District

 

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Nicole Poynton Selected as Assistant Principal at Old Post Elementary School for 2020-21 School Year


Nicole Poynton

 

 

Oswego, Ill. (July 22, 2020) — Oswego Community Unit School District 308 Board of Education approved at their July 13, 2020 board meeting Nicole Poynton as Assistant Principal at Old Post Elementary School for the 2020-21 school year.

 

“Nicole comes to us with 18 years of experience working with English Language Learners,” said Dr. Lindsay Allen, Director of Elementary Education.  “She is a child-centered educator who understands the importance of building relationships with students, staff, and parents that will lead to sustained positive outcomes and long-term community success.”  

 

Poynton began her educational career in 2002 (until 2008) with the Cicero School District 99 as a Bilingual 2nd Grade Teacher.  From 2008-present, she has worked for the Plainfield CCSD 202 as a TBE/TPI teacher as well as an administrator for the EL remote learning summer school program (2020).  During her time in the Plainfield CCSD, she has had responsibilities at both the building and the district level.

 

Poynton received her Bachelor of Arts, Spanish Literature, from SUNY College at Potsdam, New York; Master of Science, Bilingual Education, from Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, Illinois; and Master of Science, Educational Leadership, from University of St. Francis, Joliet, Illinois.

 

“I am truly honored to serve the families and staff at Old Post Elementary. I believe the elementary years are crucial foundational years that greatly impact students’ future success. Therefore, I am enthusiastic and excited for the opportunity to assist Mr. Mitchinson and the OP staff in providing an intellectually and emotionally safe school environment in which each child can reach their greatest potential,” said Poynton.

 

 

Mission Statement: In partnership with our families and communities, Community Unit School District 308 will educate all students to reach their highest potential.