The Lockport School District 91 Board of Education named Dr. Kathleen Wilkey as the next superintendent of schools on July 1, 2021. As Dr. Wilkey enters her second year of leadership, she continues the District 91 vision and mission through her passion for working collaboratively with the students, parents, families, staff, and community, Her track record of driving academic excellence in various leadership roles over the past 15 years is illuminated through her service at District 91.
Dr. Wilkey previously served as the Assistant Superintendent of Instruction at Mokena School District 159 and was an adjunct faculty member at the University of St. Francis teaching both doctoral and graduate level courses.
Dr. Wilkey completed the doctoral program in Educational Administration Foundations from Illinois State University where she also earned both her Superintendent and Chief School Business Official endorsements. Prior to obtaining her doctorate, she earned a Master of Arts in Educational Administration from Governors State University and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics from Illinois Wesleyan University.