Dr. Jean Sophie has been Superintendent of Schools for Lake Bluff Elementary School District 65 since July 2012.
Dr. Sophie has a wealth of experience in public education as a teacher, principal, and district administrator.
coming to Lake Bluff, she served as Superintendent of Schools in
Westchester Public Schools District 92½. Previously, she was Assistant
Superintendent for Personnel and Human Services in Palatine Community
Consolidated School District 15. Before being named Assistant
Superintendent, she worked in District 15 as principal of an elementary
school and assistant principal at two junior high schools.
Sophie previously taught business and computer classes in Palatine High
School District 211, and served as PTA President at Palatine’s Marion
Jordan School when her children were in elementary school.
Sophie holds a bachelor’s degree in education, a master’s degree and
educational specialist degree in educational administration, and a
doctorate in educational administration, all from Northern Illinois
University. She also completed her chief school business official
certificate program at NIU.
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