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Faculty & Staff

Mrs. Johnson


Preschool & Elementary Principal

B.A. in Elementary Education, Minor in English, Aurora University

M.A. in Educational Leadership, Aurora University

Type 75 General Administrative Certificate

ELL/Bilingual Endorsement


Mrs. Mayra Johnson is the Preschool and Elementary School Principal at ACS.  Mrs. Johnson started her teaching career in East Aurora School District as a 1st grade bilingual teacher. Since then she has continued her role as a teacher, Reading Specialist, Assistant Principal and Principal.  Mrs. Johnson has had the opportunity to study at Judson College, Aurora University, and National Louis University where she has acquired her BA, MA and ESL endorsement.  She has also had the opportunity to work in East Aurora School District, Wheaton Warrenville School District and Yorkville Community Unit School District.  Within these school districts, Mrs. Johnson has had an opportunity to also work with a variety of populations such as EL (English Learner) students, students in the Stars (Skills Training and Related Services) programs, students with IEPs and gifted students.  After numerous years in public education, Mrs. Johnson was looking for something different for herself and her daughters.  Mrs. Johnson was praying for God's guidance to what was next in her life and she and her family landed at ACS.  She is excited for the new adventure and to see what God has in store for all.

She and her family (Adam/husband, Madalynn and Hannah/daughters) live in Plano and attend Plano Christian Church where they are active members in the missions department, worship team, Kingdom Kids, and youth group.  In her spare time, Mrs. Johnson likes to spend time with family, exercise, compete in races, travel, and if time allows, cook.

Mrs. Anderson
School Secretary
Attended Centralia Community College

Mrs. Valerie Anderson joined the staff at ACS in November of 2000.  She was born in Coral Gabels, Florida, and was raised in Florida and California.  As a young adult, Mrs. Anderson moved to Washington, where she raised salmon for a living, and met her husband, Phil. In 2000, they moved to Illinois, to assist Phil's parents. They have three grown children: Graham, Patrick, and Whitney. The family attends Fox River Lutheran Church.

Faculty Members
Mrs. Anderson
School Secretary
Mrs. Behrens
4th/5th Grade
Mr. Etchison
Mrs. Greenawalt
Mrs. Gum
Resource Teacher
Mrs. Hasulube
PS-5th Music
Mrs. Hauser
Mrs. McKinney
Principals' Assistant
Mrs. Rogers
1st Grade
Mrs. Schien
4th/5th Grade
Mrs. Talley
Third Grade Teacher
Mrs. Tognarelli
Second Grade Teacher
Miss Varland
4th/5th Teacher