201W. Somonauk Street
Yorkville, IL 60560
Emily Lech was welcomed into the Yorkville CUSD 115 administrative staff as the Yorkville Grade School principal for the 2018-19 school year.
Lech has more than 13 years of experience in teaching and leading elementary education, most recently serving as the assistant principal at two elementary schools in Park Ridge-Niles School District 64. She also has served as a teacher in Evanston/Skokie District 65 for five years, Chicago Public Schools for one year, and at a school in Washington, D.C. for three years.
Lech received her bachelor’s degree in elementary education from the University of Iowa and her master’s degree in educational administration from Lewis University in Romeoville. She is currently earning her endorsement in special education at Elmhurst College.Lech is excited to share an article she wrote about YGS & Y115 which was published on Edutopia: A platform dedicated to helping transform K-12 education. The article is focused on our mission to grow happy readers by making books matter most. You can read our simple yet important strategies HERE.Grateful for the ways our parents, school team, and district contribute to this shared value. As mentioned in the article, our partnership with our PTO also makes classroom libraries possible. Thank You! Enjoy!