Mr. Jamie Pearce earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Northern Illinois University in 2001. He received his first Master of Arts degree in Teaching and Learning from Nova Southeastern University in 2006. Mr. Pearce earned his second Master degree of Education in Educational Leadership in 2008 from Concordia University. In 2018 he joined the doctoral program in Educational Administration at Aurora University.
Mr. Pearce brings 18 years of educational experience to Keeneyville District 20. He has eight years of experience as a teacher as well as ten years as an administrator. Mr. Pearce has worked in Illinois for his entire career.
Mr. Jamie Pearce currently resides in Crystal Lake, Il with his wife (Jill) and two daughters (Jordynn- 8 and Jamilyn- 7). His wife Jill teaches and coaches in the Crystal Lake School district. Jamie enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, and fishing in his spare time.
Jamie is excited and ready to start off another great school year that is both challenging and fun for all of the students.
Mr. Aliano earned his Bachelor of Elementary Education with endorsements in language arts, math, social science, and physical education. He graduated from Illinois State University in 2003. Go Redbirds! Mr. Aliano earned his Master degree of Education in Educational Leadership in 2007 from Aurora University.
Mr. Aliano joined the Keeneyville family in 2003. During his time at Spring Wood he has taught math, social studies and reading. He has worked at all three grade levels at Spring Wood Middle School. Mr. Aliano coached cross-country, girls volleyball, boys basketball, and track. In 2018, he had the opportunity to implement SEL and restorative practices throughout the building. In 2019, he will be Spring Wood’s co-assistant principal.
When Mr. Aliano leaves his Spring Wood family for the day, he heads home to his wife (Sarah) and two daughters (Stella-5 and Mia-2). Sarah is a math coach in the St. Charles School district. Mr. Aliano enjoys spending time with family and friends. He enjoys cooking with Stella, taking road trips, trying new restaurants and adding to his shoe collection. Mr. Aliano has great pride being a part of the Spring Wood family. He truly bleeds BLUE and GOLD!
Mr. Foege earned his bachelor’s degree from Western Illinois University in 2000, with endorsements in physical education and health. He received his driver education endorsement from Chicago University in 2003 and his Master Degree in Educational Leadership in 2010 from Aurora University.
Before joining the Spring Wood family, Mr. Foege taught physical education at Clare Woods Academy where he led a team down state for Special Olympics for 3 years. Mr. Foege joined the Keeneyville family in 2004. During his time at Spring Wood, he taught physical education and health, as well as coaching track, cross country, basketball, volleyball, and track.
When Mr. Foege is not at Spring Wood, he goes home to his wife Amanda who is a regional manager for Bright Horizons. They enjoy taking motorcycle rides or cruising in our 1976 GMO Cutlass. They also have a few pets that they spend time with, including two chocolate labs Jax and Persnickety, a horse Blue, a pony Jackson, 5 chickens, ball python Reggie, and a koi pond with too many fish to name. Mr. Foege is proud to be a part of the Spring Wood family!