Lake County, IL
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File #: 21-0720    Version: 1 Name: Resolution appointing Dr. Michael Karner to fill the unexpired term of Roycealee Wood as the Lake County Regional Superintendent of Schools
Type: appointment Status: Passed
File created: 4/23/2021 In control: Lake County Board
On agenda: Final action: 4/27/2021
Title: Resolution appointing Dr. Michael Karner to fill the unexpired term of Roycealee Wood as Lake County Regional Superintendent of Schools.
Attachments: 1. Michael Karner Resume.pdf
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Resolution appointing Dr. Michael Karner to fill the unexpired term of Roycealee Wood as Lake County Regional Superintendent of Schools.

Staff Summary
* As a result of Roycealee Wood's resignation, a vacancy now exists in the Office of Lake County Regional Superintendent of Schools.
* In accordance with state statute, when a vacancy occurs in the office of regional superintendent of schools, the County Board Chair shall fill the vacancy within 60 days with the advice and consent of the County Board.
* Dr. Michael Karner's education includes a bachelor's degree in mathematics and Spanish, a master's in educational leadership, an education specialist degree in educational leadership, a doctorate in curriculum and instruction from George Williams College - Aurora University, and a superintendent endorsement from Concordia University Chicago, among a number of other accomplishments.
* Dr. Michael Karner has served in many roles during his career including coach, teacher, assistant principal, and principal.

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RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, Roycealee Wood resigned as the Lake County Regional Superintendent of Schools effective April 1, 2021; and

WHEREAS, due to the resignation, a vacancy now exists in the Office of Lake County Regional Superintendent of Schools; and

WHEREAS, according to Illinois Statute 105 ILCS 5/3A-6 (c), when a vacancy occurs in the office of regional superintendent of schools of any educational service region which is not located in a county which is a home rule unit, such vacancy shall be filled within 60 days by appointment of the chair of the county board, with the advice and consent of the county board, when such vacancy occurs in a single county educational service region; and

WHEREAS, any person who is appointed to fill a vacancy in the office of regional superintendent of schools must possess the qualifications required to be elected to the position of regional superintendent of schools, shall obtain a certificate of eligibili...

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