Mr. Dustin Covarrubias
  • Greetings Parents and Families of Willard Elementary:

    My name is Dustin Covarrubias and I am extremely happy to join the staff of Willard as the new Principal. It is my privilege to partner with you to provide our students with a rigorous, engaging, and high-quality school experience. As a parent of an elementary child, I recognize the positive impact involved families have on a child's education. It is through working together that students’ social, emotional, and academic needs are met.

    Before joining Willard, I served as the Assistant Principal at Huff Elementary School.  I have also served U-46 at Tefft Middle School as a teacher for ten consecutive years. In this role I served as the Department Chair of Health and Physical Education Department, as well as, spent time teaching social science and Project Lead the Way. Prior to this, I spent three years in Chicago Public Schools at William H. King Elementary. In this position, I taught physical education, health, and reading supporting pre-school through eighth grade students.   

    During the short period I have spent at Willard, I have already witnessed the high level of dedication the staff members of our school exhibit. The students of Willard Elementary truly are receiving a high quality education. I look forward to seeing this school continue to excel.     

    I will be working closely together to guarantee that all of our scholars continue to be intellectually challenged as well as have access to the social and emotional support critical to their education. If you need to get in contact with me, please send me an email at dustincovarrubias@u-46.org or call me at 847-888-5275 ext. 5276.

    Thank you for the opportunity to serve your family in this role. Please do not hesitate to reach out to me if you have any questions, concerns, or ideas you would like to share.

    Sincerely,

    Dustin B. Covarrubias