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Dr. Duane Meighan
Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum & Instruction
Dr. Duane R. Meighan began serving as Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum & Instruction for Freeport School District on July 1st, 2015. His previous experience includes time as Director of Teaching & Learning at Arlington Heights School District in Arlington Heights, IL, and as an Administrative Curriculum Coordinator at Oak Park Elementary School District. Dr. Meighan has also had experience as an elementary principal, high school dean of students, special education divisional leader, and special education teacher in Elgin District U-46. He taught Adult ESL (English as a Second Language Classes) for 20 years at Elgin Community College in Elgin, Illinois.
Dr. Meighan holds an Ed.D. in Leadership and Administration from Aurora University, an M.A. in Special Education from Northeastern Illinois University, and a B.A. in English from Northern Illinois University.
Dr. Meighan currently resides in the Freeport area. He is a member of NAESP, AASA, IPA, ASCD, IRA, NASSP and Phi Delta Kappa.
Dr. Meighan believes that school systems across the country must push back on the "status quo" to provide students with what they need to be competitive in this ever changing world. School systems must be advocates of 21st Century Teaching and Learning.
Dr. Meighan enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading and traveling. He is an avid Chicago Bulls and Chicago Cubs fan. Dr. Meighan is also a lifelong member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated.
The Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum & Instruction provides leadership in the development, implementation, and coordination of the Freeport School District 's curriculum, assessment, and instruction to ensure all areas are aligned with applicable laws and regulations.