Principal's Corner

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  • Kenneth J. Hyllberg, Ed.D.
    Arnett C. Lines Elementary School
    (847) 842-7601

    This is Dr. Hyllberg's 29th year in public education and 7th year as principal at Arnett C. Lines Elementary School. Before coming to Lines, he was the principal at Woodland Elementary East in Gurnee, Illinois for 7 years. Before that he was in Round Lake School District 116 for 2 years as the principal at Indian Hill Elementary School and for 2 years as an assistant principal at Round Lake High School. Dr. Hyllberg started his teaching career in 1993 for the Racine Unified School District in Racine, Wisconsin. He taught for 11 years, teaching grades 3, 4, and 6. Dr. Hyllberg has been an adjunct professor at Aurora University, Trinity International University, and National-Louis University.

    Dr. Hyllberg graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Evangel University (Springfield, MO) in 1993 and earned 3 graduate degrees from National-Louis University: a Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction (1995), a Master's Degree in Education Administration (2003), and a Doctorate in Education Administration (2006.) His dissertation was, "Social Class and the Achievement Gap: Narrowing the Gap One Classroom at a Time."

    Dr. Hyllberg is a huge fan of the Chicago Cubs and Duke Blue Devils Men's Basketball Team. He loves Star Wars, The Lord of the Rings, crispy bacon, Dunkin Donuts coffee, and McDonald's Diet Coke.

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    Meet the Staff - Click to find all of your favorite Lines staff members.

    Respect & Inclusion - Click to watch a video and read a short letter.