“I am excited for the opportunity to honor and celebrate Sward’s past as we prepare our students for their future. I am very fortunate to have been welcomed into such an incredible community and look forward to partnering with staff, students, and families to continue striving to develop lifelong learners,” said Kramer.
The new principal at Sward, Candy Kramer, is enthusiastically looking forward to her new role following the recent retirement of Lori Gloodt.
Before coming to District 123 Kramer served as the Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning in Pleasantdale School District 107 in Burr Ridge for the last 3 years. Her role in Burr Ridge was preceded by experiences as Curriculum Director in Burbank School District 111, an assistant principalship at Unity Junior High School and Program Supervisor of the Reading and Language Arts Department in Cicero School District 99. Prior to her administrative experience, she served as a classroom teacher and literacy support teacher.
Kramer completed her undergraduate work at Elmhurst College and went on to pursue graduate studies at Aurora University where she earned a Master’s Degree and Administrative Certification.