My name is Aubrey Allen, and I am beyond honored to begin my role as Principal of Yorkville Middle School.
Growing up I always wanted to be a teacher or in a profession that served and helped others grow or receive the care they needed. When I attended Northern Illinois University, I was able to start fulfilling my dream of becoming a teacher. I completed my student teaching at the middle school level, and began my career in McHenry, IL teaching predominately freshmen & junior students.
Throughout my educational career, I have always strived to lead a teaching and learning community that values collaboration, communication, creativity, intentional professional development for all staff, and continual growth by educating learners through problem solving, teamwork, and data-driven decisions. As I begin my tenure at YMS, I look forward to continuing and enhancing a culture of kindness, leadership, and community for our students, families, and staff. Every child who enters our doors is welcome, valued, and cared for, and it is that belief in students that inspired me to lead as the next principal.
As the next principal of YMS, I plan to continue the district’s goal of innovation and inclusivity. As we look forward to the 2022 - 2023 school year, our goals of enhancing a positive culture, increasing student ownership and voice in the education process, and leveraging family engagement will help us accelerate student achievement. During the summer and throughout the school year, I hope to cultivate and build strong partnerships with our families and our community.
Every student’s family is essential to their success, and open collaboration and communication between home and school is a key component to helping each child achieve their personal best. I will work every day to partner with you to meet the needs of your students.
Ms. Aubrey Allen