Dan Krause Principal of the Year


Dan Krause, Principal of the Year, to be proclaimed at an all-school assembly on May 31, 2013 at Willowbrook High School.

WHEREAS, Willowbrook High School Principal Dan Krause is recognized by the Illinois Principals Association (IPA) as the 2013 DuPage County High School Principal of the Year; and

WHEREAS, the Principal of the Year award annually recognizes outstanding high school leaders who have succeeded in providing high-quality opportunities for students, have made exemplary contributions to the profession and are acknowledged by their peers; and

WHEREAS, through his years as Principal of Willowbrook High School, Dan Krause’s “vision, experience and guidance have helped build futures for the students of District 88”; and

WHEREAS, Krause began teaching in 1995 as a math teacher at Alan B. Shepherd High School in Palos Heights. He then taught math and was the director of math and science at Niles North High School in Skokie and was the director of math and applied technology at Victor J. Andrew High School in Tinley Park. He came to District 88 in 2002 as an Assistant Principal at Addison Trail and then moved to Willowbrook as an Assistant Principal in 2005 and ultimately he became Principal in 2007; and

WHEREAS, outside of Willowbrook, Dan Krause is President of the Villa Park Kiwanis Club and interacts with many local groups and organizations; and

WHEREAS, Dan Krause is described by his peers as a zealous leader, whose energy, enthusiasm and positive attitude are contagious. While he’s being recognized for that leadership, Krause said it’s the people around him who have helped him succeed;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Keith T. Giagnorio, President of the Village of Lombard and graduate of the Class of 1980 of Willowbrook High School, do hereby proclaim May 31, 2013 as DAN KRAUSE DAY in the Village of Lombard and hereby urge all Lombard residents, students, staff and alumni of Willowbrook High School to recognize the outstanding career accomplishments of Dan Krause and the contributions he has made to our community and the leaders of tomorrow.