Denise Lockwald Principal

Denise Lockwald, Principal

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Dr. Maria Valdovinos-Bhatia


Dr. Valdovinos-Bhatia will take on the top leadership role at Sunnydale Elementary after serving as an assistant principal at Huff and Hilltop elementary schools in Elgin and Nature Ridge Elementary School in Bartlett. Dr. Valdovinos-Bhatia also has experience working directly with students in teacher and coach positions in Community Unit School District 300, East Aurora School District 131, and West Aurora School District 129.


Dr. Valdovinos-Bhatia earned a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education from Northern Illinois University as well as a Master of Arts in teaching and a Doctorate degree in curriculum and instruction from Aurora University.