Ty Wolf has been appointed as the interim superintendent of the Illinois State University Laboratory Schools for the 2017-2018 academic year, effective July 1.

Ty Wolf

Ty Wolf

Wolf is an experienced school administrator, having been a principal and superintendent for multiple school districts in Central Illinois. He comes to Illinois State from Heyworth where he currently serves as the superintendent of Community Unit School District 4. Prior to his roles in K-12 administration, Wolf was an instructional technology educator in K-12 and higher education and a high school social studies teacher.

He earned his doctoral degree from Northern Illinois University. He is also endorsed as a trainer by the Illinois State Board of Education for both the Danielson evaluation process and the new Social Science Learning Standards.

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Wolf to the Redbird family. His experience and background in K-12 and higher education are a great match for this position at this particular time,” said College of Education Interim Dean Al Azinger. “We are excited for his leadership and collaboration in the important work of serving P-12 students and preparing the best educators in the nation.”

Wolf will serve as interim superintendent through June 30, 2018. A search for a permanent superintendent will take place during the upcoming school year.