Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: January 30, 2023
At the January 26, 2023 Village Board meeting, retiring CUSD201 Superintendent Kevin Carey received a Mayor’s Appreciation Award from Village of Westmont Mayor Ron Gunter. Carey will be retiring this summer after serving in this position for the last 13 years. During Supt. Carey’s tenure, CUSD201 experienced a dramatic change in which all aspects of the school district benefitted from remarkable improvements. Following is a list of accomplishments that occurred during Carey’s tenure:
Carey was quick to state his appreciation for the opportunity to work with many talented administrators and staff, dedicated board members, and supportive families and community members.
During the presentation, the Village also welcomed the new CUSD201 Superintendent Jack Baldermann to his position. Baldermann has served as the Principal of Westmont High School for the past 11 years and was instrumental in the improvements at WHS as well as the district. Over the years, Balderman received numerous accolades including Illinois Principal of the Year, National Principal of the Year finalist, and a Golden Apple Award. Baldermann was hired after completing a search process that involved input from school staff as well as hundreds of CUSD201 community members.
The Village of Westmont thanks Kevin Carey for his years of service to the community and offers congratulations on his upcoming retirement.