Unit 4 Board Hires Swords at Westview

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 10:08am

At its regular board meeting Monday, the Champaign Unit 4 Board of Education selected Mr. Nick Swords as the Principal at Westview Elementary School effective the 2017-2018 school year. 

Mr. Swords began his career in education at Northlawn Junior High School (Streator, Illinois) as a Social Studies Teacher where he served for seven years.  Mr. Swords was then selected as Assistant Principal with Freeport Junior High (Freeport, Illinois).  He served in this capacity for eight school terms.  Mr. Swords has served as Principal of Freeport Middle School (formerly Freeport Junior High) for the past seven years.  He will be leaving Freeport to join Unit 4 Schools as Principal of Westview Elementary beginning July 1, 2017.

Mr. Swords holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Sciences from Illinois State University (1995).  He also holds a Master of Arts degree in General Administration from Chicago State University (2000).   

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