Associate Superintendent for Student Services

Phone: 847-755-6614


Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Mark J. Kovack

Associate Superintendent for Student Services Mark Kovack supports the efforts of the building administrators for student services and facilitates enrollment and evaluation of students through the work of the guidance department. Mr. Kovack also oversees special education, health services, the student assistance program, the homebound instructional program, and the District’s “Response to Intervention” program. He is responsible for data analysis and program development, as well as overseeing the District’s technology efforts. Mr. Kovack returned to District 211 in 2014 following a five-year stay at Community High School District 155 in Crystal Lake, Ill., where he most recently served as assistant superintendent of educational services. Mr. Kovack’s career in education began in 1994 at Schaumburg High School as a special education teacher. From 2000-2001 he served as the school’s dean of students. In 2003, he transitioned to William Fremd High School to assume the role of technology coordinator.  In 2004, he was appointed to be Fremd High School’s student services director, a role he held for five years. He holds a bachelor’s degree in law enforcement administration from Western Illinois University, a master’s degree in special education from Northern Illinois University, and a master’s degree in educational leadership from Roosevelt University.