Dr. Carrie De La Cruz
Dr. De La Cruz served as part-time Interim Student Services Administrator for the 2019-20 school year. She previously spent five years in West Northfield District 31 as its Director of Curriculum and Instruction and one year as their Interim Director of Special Education. While in District 31, Dr. De La Cruz provided leadership, direction, and support for all programming related to curriculum, assessment, instruction, and professional development. She was also instrumental in the development and implementation of the District's strategic plan, which led to improvements in student achievement and outcomes. Prior to District 31, Dr. De La Cruz was employed for 11 years at North Suburban Special Education District (NSSED) and took on many roles including; Intervention Specialist, Direct Services Coach, Coordinator of District Services and Assistive Technology Supervisor. Dr. De La Cruz will be a great asset to our District as we work to ensure more alignment between our general and special education departments, and implement a strategic plan focused on high academic achievement and strong social emotional competencies.