Joanna Sharp Principal

Joanna Sharp, Principal

Joanna Sharp is in her third year as principal of Creekside Elementary. She joined U-46 after more than 15 years as a teacher and administrator throughout Illinois.


Principal Sharp has taught elementary, middle and high school throughout her career. She spent eight years teaching in Rockford Public Schools District 208 and two years in Durand Public Schools. Later, she was an assistant principal in Rockford Public Schools District 205, the director of curriculum and instruction in Rochelle District 231 and principal of Dolton School District 148. 


In her role as principal of Creekside, Principal Sharp strives to serve the Elgin community in a manner that provides the best quality education for ALL children.


Should you ever need to be in touch, Principal Sharp can be reached by phone at (847) 289-6270 or by email at