After seven years with , Superintendent Margaret Longo is retiring, Sun-Times Media reports.
Longo made the announcement at a District 142 school board meeting earlier this week. The retirement is effective June 2013.
“I have not just enjoyed my time, I have loved every minute,” Longo is quoted as saying. “I can wake up every morning and be happy with my career. It’s hard work but important work.”
Longo's career in education has spanned 34 years and includes time in school districts in Evergreen Park and Calumet City.
Longo was not immediately available for further comment Friday.