Former District 117 official named superintendent of West Prairie

By Ryne Turke on December 17, 2015 at 12:02pm

A former District 117 assistant superintendent has landed a new job.

Starting July 1st, 2016, Carol Kilver will replace Jonathan Heerbooth as the superintendent of West Prairie School District.

Kilver, currently an assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction at Lafayette School Corporation in Indiana, agreed to a three-year contract on December 11th.

Kilver told local media that she was excited to work closely with kids again in a small, rural community.

Kilver received a degree in elementary education at Illinois College in 1991 and her master’s degree in education administration from the University of Illinois-Springfield.