has made a dent in replacing several administrators who have left the district in the past few months.
The School Board unanimously approved the hiring of six administrators at a special meeting Monday night, including a new director of business services and a principal for Plank Junior High.
Sharon Hassberger takes over the business services position , who left the district for Plainfield Consolidated Unit School District 202. Hassberger comes to District 308 from Big Hollow School District in Ingleside, where she served as business manager.
Jamie Max will take over the principal position at in the new school year. Max worked from 2005-08 at The Rose Academies in Tucson, AZ as assistant principal and principal. Plank's, is now principal at James Howard Monroe Middle School in Wheaton.
At , the school board approved the hiring of two assistant principals, both of whom were already working in the district. Melissa Hinshaw had been a fourth-grade teacher at Long Beach Elementary and Aaron Haber had been a science teacher and wrestling coach at .
Leslie Weber will take over as an assistant principal at Wolf’s Crossing Elementary School. Weber most recently was a fifth-grade teacher at Lincoln Elementary School in Plainfield.
Finally, Danial Durbin has been hired as the dean of students at OEHS. Durbin has been teaching physical education at Thompson Junior High since 2006 and received his master’s degree in educational leadership in 2009.
Read more about top administrators who left District 308 this year.