District 90 Selects New Superintendent

Hinsdale native to take helm in River Forest.

The River Forest Public Schools District 90 school board has selected a new superintendent, officials announced Monday.

Edward Condon III, principal of Butler Junior High School in Oak Brook, will be introduced at Tuesday's District 90 school board meeting, scheduled for 7 p.m. at . 

He'll replace outgoing Supt. Thomas Hagerman, who announced his departure to at Winnetka public schools in January.

Condon has 20 years of experience in public schools, beginning with a stint as high school social studies teacher in Chesapeake, Va., where he later became principal of a large middle school, according to a news release. 

"Throughout the interview process and with each stakeholder group, conversations revolved around children, curricular decision-making processes and how to instill a love of learning in students," Condon said in a news release. "The community's passionate support for education was palpable, and I share its commitment to educating the whole child. I look forward to building on the terrific foundation laid by my predecessors in River Forest."

At a Glance

  • Raised in Hinsdale and a graduate of Hinsdale Central High School
  • B.A., History from University of Richmond
  • M.A., Educational Administration from College of William and Mary
  • Principal, Hickory Middle School in Chesapeake, Va.
  • Ph.D., Administration and Supervision, Loyola University Chicago
  • Principal, Butler Junior High School in Oak Brook, Ill. Under his tutelage, the school received the U.S. Department of Education's National Blue Ribbon School award, which recognizes excellent performance by a private or public school. 

Source: Meet the Principal, Butler Junior High official website


More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »