Director of Human Resources
Director of Human Resources Eric Wenckowski conducts research pertaining to personnel including salary research, studies of staff characteristics, professional standards, and other pertinent topics, and interprets personnel policies and regulations and recommends formulation and revision of such policies and regulations. He also administers the establishment and maintenance of appropriate personnel records for all employees as well as interviews all final certified candidates for employment. Additionally, Mr. Wenckowski maintains close contact with schools in planning and anticipating personnel needs of the school program.
Mr. Wenckowski received his bachelor’s degree in human resource management from Northern Illinois University. He earned his master’s degree in education from Roosevelt University, and also completed his type 75 administrative certificate from Roosevelt University. Mr. Wenckowski began his District 211 career in 2002 as a business education teacher at Fremd High School. He served as the school’s dean of students in 2005-2006, before being promoted to 10-month assistant principal in 2006. He was named 12-month assistant principal in 2009, serving two years in that capacity, and was named the District’s director of human resources in 2011. Mr. Wenckowski began his teaching career at East and West Lyden High Schools in 1995, and also taught at Oak Park River Forest High School.