Superintendent’s Blog – #FutureReady Superintendents’ Summit

On Wednesday, November 19, 2014, I was invited to participate in the US Department of Education’s #FutureReady Summit as part of President Obama’s “ConnectED to the Future” initiative.  It was an honor and a privilege to participate in the summit at the Whitehouse.  I learned a great deal from my fellow superintendents who were present, […]



UHS Celebrating 100 Years of Excellence

For Immediate Release:   URBANA HIGH SCHOOL CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE Urbana – The students and staff of Urbana High School will celebrate 100 years of excellence on Monday, November 24, 2014.  That day in 1914, marks the first day of student attendance in the historic Race Street building. The celebration is part of […]

Join USD #116 for Multicultural Arts Night on Friday, November 21

USD #116 students, families, and community are invited to the USD #116 Multicultural Arts Night, on Friday, November 21 starting at 6:00 p.m.  The event, held at Urbana Middle School, will include live musical performance by USD #116 students (including the UHS Jazz Band, and local artists, make and take crafts, arts and culture tables, […]



Superintendent’s Blog – CU One-to-One Mentoring

The CU One-to-One Mentoring Program is celebrating its 20th Anniversary in 2014.  For those of you who are not familiar with CU One-to-One, it is a school based mentoring program that pairs students with adult mentors who meet once a week for about an hour.  Most mentor pairs stay together until the student graduates from […]

Immediate Openings for Subs!

Hey Substitute Teachers, USD #116 is looking for you! Urbana School District has immediate openings for substitute teachers at all grade levels.  More information can be found on the USD #116 Substitute Teachers flier or on the USD website. To apply, please visit the USD #116 job openings page.  #TigerPride for Outstanding Schools in an Outstanding […]