Flossmoor School District Welcomes Jennifer Hartmann as a New Assistant Principal of Parker Junior High School for the 2017-2018 School Year
Please welcome Jennifer Hartmann as our new assistant principal of Parker Junior High School. Ms. Hartmann is currently serving in her fourth year as a social studies, writing and science teacher at PFC Omar E. Torres Charter School in Chicago. She is a Teach Plus Teaching Policy Fellow whose work group met with and presented feedback on the new ESSA law and assisted in creating the new Illinois School Accountability Tool/School Report Card that will be used in 2018 and beyond. Previously Ms. Hartmann served for nine years teaching social studies and English at Perspectives/IIT Math & Science Academy in Chicago and Rickover Junior High School in Sauk Village. Her teaching experience span grades six through twelve. Ms. Hartmann earned a bachelor’s degree in history and secondary education from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a master’s degree in liberal arts and social sciences from the University of Chicago, and another master’s degree from Roosevelt University in educational leadership. Ms. Hartmann says she is excited to be getting back to her roots; coming to Flossmoor is like coming home for her. She believes that students are impacted by the culture of the building, and she looks forward to working to promote a positive culture at Parker Junior High School. Ms. Hartmann is focused on being solutions-orientated and is excited to take a step from being a teacher leader to an assistant principal.
Ms. Hartmann’s official start date is July 1, 2017.