SD129 Podcast

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Superintendent Dr. Jeff Craig is joined by members of the West Aurora 129 community, including students, staff, parents and other stakeholders to discuss personal stories and issues relevant to our school district environment.

2021-2022 PODCAST

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# 21 LAURA BEATUS

Listen in as Superintendent Craig speaks with West Aurora's Professional Development Coordinator, Mrs. Laura Beatus. The two discuss her unique role as well as her passion for public education and the West Aurora community!  

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# 20 NEAL ORMOND

Listen in as Superintendent Craig visits with "The Voice of the Blackhawks,"Mr. Neal Ormond. The two discuss Mr. Ormond's history with School District 129 and the motivation that keeps him connected today!

# 19 DR. WHITNEY MARTINO

Listen in as Superintendent Craig visits with West Aurora High School’s Assistant Principal, Dr. Whitney Martino. The two discuss Dr. Martino’s background and her pride in the robust course offerings at West Aurora High School!

# 18 MARCHEL ROGERS

Listen in as Superintendent Craig talks with Washington Middle School’s dean of students, Mr. Marchel Rogers. The two discuss Mr. Rogers’ personal and professional experiences as well as his passion for the Aurora community.

#17: BRIAN VEIT AND MARK WILLIAMS

West Aurora High School CTE Pathway Program Coordinator Brian Veit and CTE Instructor Mark Williams talk with Superintendent of Schools, Jeff Craig.

#16: NATE EIMER

During episode 16 of his podcast, Superintendent Craig takes you inside one of the oldest football programs in the state of Illinois as he interviews head coach, Nate Eimer. Coach Eimer shares about his long history with SD129, which began when he was just a student. You will have to listen in to find out what he says about family, football, and his future plans.