Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources
Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources Pete Theis is responsible for leading all facets of human resources at District 99 and ensuring that we maintain the highest quality and most professional staff available for our schools and our students.
Pete leads the process of recruiting, supervising, and developing of staff members. He also negotiates contracts, maintains records and standards, and interprets work rules, ensuring that the district is in compliance with state and federal guidelines and laws for all facets of human services.
Before his current position, Pete served as Associate Principal for Curriculum and Instruction at North High School from 2005 to 2013. At North, he oversaw all aspects of teaching and learning with an emphasis on raising student achievement, expanding the co-teaching program, and increasing the number of students taking Honors and AP courses.
Pete joined District 99 in 2005 after spending 5 years as an administrative Dean of Students at Glenbard East High School in Lombard. Prior to that, Pete spent 13 years in the Plano school system. There he taught history, civics, and economics and coached for 9 years before spending 2 years as the Assistant Principal at the High School, and 2 years as the Principal of the Middle School. Pete began his career teaching and coaching at St. Edward High School in Elgin where he taught history, government, and economics.
Pete earned a B.A. in 1984 from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. In 1997, he earned an M.S. in Administration from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb.
Pete and his wife Robin were married in 1989 and have two daughters: Jessica and Alena. Jessica attends Central Michigan University and Alena is a student at Batavia High School.
“Whether it’s our faculty and administrators or dedicated support staff members, District 99 has a terrific workforce,” says Pete. “It’s my priority to ensure we are an attractive place to work, which in turn ensures that we provide the highest level of service to our students and community.”
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