Ms. Eklund is a familiar face to many with 16 years in U-46. She last served as the assistant principal at Otter Creek Elementary School in Elgin. Prior to the school administrator role, Ms. Eklund served as the lead teacher for the CORE Instruction Strategy and a transformation coach and as a classroom teacher at Lowrie Elementary School in Elgin. Ms. Eklund has served in several leadership roles in U-46 and brings deep expertise in coaching and supporting the instructional practice of teachers.
Ms. Eklund earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in elementary education from Arizona State University and a Master of Science degree in educational administration from Northern Illinois University.