103 Schoolhouse Road
Yorkville, IL 60560
Steve Bjork is the Principal at Yorkville Intermediate School and has been since the school opened in 2004. Prior to this position, Mr. Bjork served as Principal at Circle Center Grade School, Assistant Principal at Yorkville Middle School, Math Teacher and Basketball Coach at Yorkville High School and Somonauk High School, as well as Eighth Grade Teacher and Basketball Coach at Sheridan Grade School. Mr. Bjork received a B.S in Math from Illinois State University and a M.S. in Education Administration from Northern Illinois University.
Under his leadership, Yorkville Intermediate School received a Top Illinois Schools Award at the Raising Student Achievement Conference in 2013. Mr. Bjork and YIS teams have presented at multiple regional, state, and national conferences on topics such as school improvement process, intrinsic student motivation, student growth, and integrated technologies. In 2015, the Yorkville Intermediate School SIT presented at the IL ACSD conference on student achievement.
Mr. Bjork is married to MaryAnne Bjork who is a school psychologist. They have two children: Paige is a freshman at the University of Kentucky and Jake is a senior at Sycamore High School. Mr. Bjork and his family reside in Sycamore IL