Director of Summer School & Community Outreach
Degrees and Certifications:
Ms. Jacquese L. Gilbert
Director of Summer School & Community Outreach Jacquese Gilbert oversees Summer School, Evening Programs, Continuing Education, and Title 1. Ms. Gilbert provides community outreach services that help improve the quality of life to individuals and groups in the community at large, as well as access to community resources. Ms. Gilbert began her career in the Chicago Public School system in 1991 before coming to District 211 in 1994. She started at Fremd High School as a physical education teacher and a girls’ basketball coach. In 2001, she joined the administrative team as a 10-month assistant principal at Fremd High School where she remained until her promotion to 12-month assistant principal at Hoffman Estates High School in 2004. Ms. Gilbert remained at Hoffman Estates High school until 2009, afterward transferring to the 12-month assistant principal for discipline at Palatine High School from 2009-2018, until her promotion to the Administration Center in 2019. Ms. Gilbert earned her bachelor’s degree in physical education from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a master’s degree in education from Chicago State University. Ms. Gilbert earned her Administrative Certificate from Loyola University.