UPDATE: Mokena D159 Hires New Superintendent
Omar Castillo, the current assistant superintendent of Addison Dist. 4, takes the helm for Mokena School District 159, the Sun-Times Media reports.
Board members for Mokena School District 159 hired a new superintendent March 20.
Omar Castillo, who has been the assistant superintendent for teaching and learning at Addison School District 4, begins July 1 in Mokena.
According to Sun-Times Media, Castillo has also served in the role of principal and assistant principal for schools in Valley View District 365U in Romeoville.
Castillo replaces Steve Stein, who is headed to Peotone District 207U. Learn about Castillo's professional background in Sun-Times Media reports.
Joe Spalla, vice president of the M159 Board of Education, has high hopes for Castillo. "We went through the whole process. We interviewed two candidates, and we though Dr. Castillo would be a good fit for both the district and the community.
"He'll be a good leader for the administration and the teachers."
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