Meet the Assistant Principal
Mr. Kraatz is excited for the opportunity to serve the students, staff, and families of Luther J. Schilling and the Homer community. He is passionate about elementary education and believes that this foundational level is essential in order for every child to grow and succeed academically, socially, and emotionally. He spent six years serving the students and families of Frankfort School District 157c. He taught second grade at Grand Prairie Elementary and fifth grade at Chelsea Intermediate. Mr. Kraatz joined the Homer 33C community in 2019 as the assistant principal at Luther J. Schilling. He received his Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from Saint Xavier University. He also received his Master's degree in Educational Leadership from Concordia University. He lives in New Lenox with his wife, Amie, who is also an educator, and their young son, Joshua.