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Valley View School District 365U names new assistant director of student services

Roxanne Jackson
Roxanne Jackson

The Valley View School District 365U Board approved the selection of Roxanne Jackson to be its assistant director of student services.

Jackson previously served as an assistant principal and special education director at Rhodes School in River Grove, according to a news release. She succeeds Michael Aguilar, who is now an assistant principal at Irene King Elementary School in Romeoville.

Jackson began her teaching career in 2004 when she was hired as a special education teacher by West Aurora District 129. After serving as a special education teacher at John F. Kennedy Middle School in Plainfield, she became a special education program supervisor for Proviso Area of Exceptional Children and then was named dean of students at Oswego East High School in 2015. She earned her bachelor’s degree in biology from Western Illinois University in 1998 and her master’s degree in special education from Lewis University in Romeoville in 2004.

The district serves about 18,000 students.

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