Board of Education Hires First Latina as Superintendent
The Forest Park School District Board of Education has named Elizabeth Álvarez, Ph.D. as the next Superintendent of Schools starting July 1, 2021 to succeed Dr. Louis Cavallo, who is retiring at the end of the school year.Dr. Álvarez is a bilingual, urban school leader who brings multicultural awareness, gender sensitivity, and ethical appreciation to her leadership. Dr. Álvarez holds a doctorate in curriculum and instruction from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). She also holds two master's degrees, one in curriculum and instruction from UIC and another instructional leadership from the American College of Education.To read more about Dr. Álvarez please see the letter below from Ms. Kyra Tyler, President of the Board of Education for District 91.