Board Of Education

Mission and Belief Statement
St. Joseph Grade School is committed to an exemplary educational program by providing developmentally appropriate learning experiences through the combined efforts of students, parents, staff, and community.

We Believe: In the ability of all students to learn. In the worth and dignity of each individual. In the development of skills that enables students to function effectively in a global and technological society. In providing a safe environment that nurtures, challenges, and enables individuals to achieve their full potential. In promoting good citizenship through responsible decision making. In recognizing commonalities and respecting diversity.

Board Members


E-mail the Board Members at schoolboard@stjoe.k12.il.us

Lois Hewerdine-President

-elected Spring 2003IASB Master Board Member
Completed TrainingsMandated Reporter trainingOpen Meetings Act trainingLeadership trainingPerformance Eval. Reform Act training (PERA)

Jeff Hoveln-Vice President

-elected Spring 2007IASB Master Board Member
Completed TrainingsMandated Reporter trainingOpen Meetings Act trainingLeadership trainingPerformance Eval. Reform Act training (PERA)

Danielle Aguirre-Secretary

-elected Spring 2013Completed TrainingsMandated Reporter trainingOpen Meetings Act trainingLeadership trainingPerformance Eval. Reform Act training (PERA)

Jennifer Carlson

-elected Spring 2017Completed TrainingsMandated Reporter trainingOpen Meetings Act trainingLeadership trainingPerformance Eval. Reform Act training (PERA)

Brooks Bennett-Miller

-elected Spring 2017Completed TrainingsOpen Meetings Act trainingLeadership trainingPerformance Eval. Reform Act training (PERA)

Scott Perkins

-elected Spring 2017Completed TrainingsOpen Meetings Act trainingMandated Reporter trainingLeadership trainingPerformance Eval. Reform Act training (PERA)

Jen Wagner

-elected Spring 2019Completed TrainingsOpen Meetings Act trainingMandated Reporter training