Holmes, Twain principals named

February 20, 2020

Topic: Board of Education

At its February meeting, the CCSD21 Board of Education approved the hiring of two candidates to serve as principals for the 2020-2021 school year. Mrs. Liz Richards was named principal at Holmes Middle School and Dr. Alyssa Shlensky was named principal at Twain Elementary School. 

Mrs. Richards and Dr. Shlensky are succeeding the current principals of Holmes and Twain who are retiring at the end of this school year. 

Mrs. Richards is the current Assistant Principal at Holmes Middle School and has been in the position since 2017. Previously, she was an Assistant Principal and Dean of Students in Cicero District 99. 

Dr. Shlensky is the current Assistant Principal of North Elementary School in Des Plaines School District 62 where she has served since 2018. Previously, she was a biliteracy teacher and specialist for Kildeer Countryside School District 96.