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Meet GES' New Principal!

Chelsey Ziebler

Beginning with the 2019-20 school year, Mrs. Chelsey Ziebler will serve as Principal at Glenwood Elementary School. Mrs. Ziebler holds both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Eastern Illinois University, and a Master’s in Educational Leadership from the American College of Education. She has been in the field of education since 2009 and most recently served as Glenwood Middle School’s Assistant Principal.

She earned the Horace Mann Rising Star of the Year Award in 2010, Springfield District 186 Superintendent’s Shining Star Award in 2011, Lanphier High School Teacher of the Month in 2016, and Lanphier High School Rose Teacher Recipient in 2017.

About her chosen profession, Mrs. Ziebler says, “I love working with students, families, and staff to offer a welcoming and supportive school climate and community.”

She is married to David, and together they have four-year-old twins. On her own time, she enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, gardening, being outdoors, golfing, and traveling to visit different cultures and cuisines.