Congratulations to Nick Sutton on being named new Stark 100 superintendent! Mr. Sutton has signed a 3-year contract and will begin work on July 1, 2018. Below is a statement from the Stark 100 Board of Education at its Nov. 2017 Board meeting:
“The Stark County CUSD #100 Board of Education voted tonight to employ Nick Sutton of Galesburg as the District Superintendent effective July 1, 2018.
Mr. Sutton is currently the principal of Lombard Middle School in Galesburg where he has served since 2014. Nick completed his undergraduate degree at Western Illinois University in 2006. He has classroom teaching experience in 7th grade language arts, 8th grade earth science, and 6th grade physical science at Ingersoll Middle School in Canton and Churchill Junior High in Galesburg.
After completing his Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from WIU in 2009, Nick became the principal of Pleasant Valley Middle School in Peoria where he served from 2011-2014. In 2014, he returned to Galesburg in his current position at Lombard.
Mr. Sutton has proven himself to be an innovative educator and dynamic leader. While at Lombard, he has created community partnerships with programs through the YMCA, Knox College, and Bridgeway. Lombard reached “Gold Status” through the PBIS network in the state of Illinois under Nick’s direction. In 2015, he was named West Central Illinois Principal of the Year through the Illinois Principal’s Association. Nick is also the co-creator of WITCON, a statewide professional development symposium.
Mr. Sutton is currently finishing his doctoral work in education at WIU. He will defend his dissertation in the Fall 2018.
The Board of Education is excited to welcome Nick Sutton to Stark #100.”