Friday, December 21, 2012
See how much the salary spread is between a 24-year veteran and a 1st year.
LWHS District 210 is expected in the 2013-2014 school year to save $65,334.77 in salary alone with the shift from the soon-to-be retired Supt. Lawrence Wyllie to Scott Tingley, the superintendent-to-be. According to the contract, the compensation package for the 24-year veteran superintendent was identical to all other LWHS District 210 administrators. The contract states: "… (T)he salary increase will be equal to the average salary increase approved by the board for all administrators." In a comparison between Wyllie's 2012-2013 contract and Tingley's for next year, the district stands to save $915.84 in the pension contribution plan. The contract specifically states: "(T)he Board shall pick up and pay on the Superintendent's behalf, the …
Monday, December 17, 2012
Lincoln-Way High School District 210 Supt. Larry Wyllie announced his retirement Dec. 13. He shares some insights about his decision to retire and reflections on a 24-year career in the district.
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Monday, December 17, 2012
Saturday, December 15, 2012
Larry Wyllie talks about his decision to retire and what prompted it.
Larry Wyllie, who served as the superintendent of Lincoln-Way High School District 210 for 24 years, announced his retirement at the regular Thursday board of education meeting. Wyllie takes time to reflect on his career shaping a generation of students at four high schools and his decision to retire at the end of the school year. For a man whose day regularly starts before 6 a.m. and frequently stretches toward midnight, he said he's ready to hand over the reins to Scott Tingley, the newly announced superintendent-to-be and current principal at Lincoln-Way East High School. Summing up his career, Wyllie said, "I'm a schoolteacher. I've been a schoolteacher my whole life, and I've enjoyed it." Having been in education for 54 years, he …
Thursday, December 13, 2012
The principal of Lincoln Way East High School in Frankfort will succeed retiring superintendent Lawrence Wyllie.
The Lincoln-Way School District 210 Board of Education appointed Scott Tingley as the new superintendent upon the retirement of Lawrence Wyllie, who announced his decision to step down Thursday evening. Tingley, 40, has worked for Lincoln-Way for 16 years. He began his teaching career at Lincoln-Way High School in 1994, teaching business and social science. He also coached boys’ basketball in his early years. “The Board of Education believes that Dr. Tingley is the right person at the right time to lead District 210 forward – building upon not only its strong culture and tradition of success but also its core belief that ‘great is never good enough,” said Dr. Arvid C. Johnson, board president. In 2001, Tingley left Lincoln-Way to coach …
Monday, August 8, 2011
Tingley talks about his background, his approach to his new job and the budget challenges he faces.
After the retirement of Brenda Jensen as principal of Lincoln-Way East, the Griffins were a school looking for a new leader. The students, faculty and the L-W East community, they didn't have to look far for a new head master. When school resumes on Aug. 18, new principal Scott Tingley will begin his tenure as top Griffin. As part of our back-to-school coverage, Patch recently sat down and talked with the new principal about his background and his plans for his new high school. Patch: Can you tell us a little bit about how you came to Lincoln-Way? Tingley: Well, I was 22 (in 1994), and I came up to job fair at the Matteson Holiday Inn and interviewed, and I knew I had a good interview. They called me back up and when I came back up, really…