Superintendent of Schools - Michael Lubelfeld Ed.D.
Michael Lubelfeld Ed.D. has served as a public school superintendent in Illinois since 2010. In addition, he has worked as an adjunct professor, advisor, and supervisor at National Louis University in the Department of Educational Leadership. A public school educator and educational leader for more than 25 years, Lubelfeld has served as an assistant superintendent, a middle school associate principal, a principal, and a middle school teacher. He has experience teaching social studies, reading, and civics. Earning his doctorate in education in curriculum and instruction allowed Lubelfeld to test theories of learning in action. He was named a 2015-2016 NSPRA Superintendent to Watch, in 2017 he was named the Lake County (IL) Superintendent of the Year. He presents on leadership around the state and nation and he is active in leadership development with state and national associations. He is the co-moderator of the monthly Twitter chat #suptchat with Nick Polyak, and he and Polyak co-authored the books The Unlearning Leader: Leading for Tomorrow’s Schools Today and Student Voice: From Invisible to Invaluable (Rowman-Littlefield Publishers). Mike and his wife Stephanie have been married for 15 years and they have two children.