At their regular meeting on March 19, 2019, the Board of Education of Community High School District 94 approved the hiring of Principal Dr. Moses Cheng as the next superintendent. Cheng will assume the District’s highest leadership position effective July 1, 2019.
“Dr. Cheng's 12 years of dedication and commitment to students and staff at D94, combined with his understanding of our current needs and vision for the future, make him an ideal choice for this role at this time,” said Gary Saake, board of education president. “The Board looks forward to working with Dr. Cheng as he assumes his role as a superintendent, providing us continuity of leadership as the Board moves forward in the goals that bring benefit to our students and staff, and the community as a whole.”
Cheng has been with Community High School District 94 since July, 2007, serving as principal of West Chicago Community High School. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from University of Illinois Urbana/Champaign, and Master of Arts in Education Leadership and Doctor of Education, both from Aurora University.
Cheng began his career in education in 1993 at West Aurora High School in West Aurora School District 129 as a Science teacher and head volleyball coach. He was promoted to dean of students in 1998, and six months later was hired as principal of Schneider Elementary School, also in District 129, where he worked for 7 years. From 2005-2007, he served as assistant principal at Hinsdale South High School before coming to West Chicago. During the 2015-2016 school year while serving as principal of West Chicago Community High School, Cheng was named DuPage County High School Principal of the Year by the Illinois Principals Association.
“I am honored, humbled, and excited to become the Superintendent of Community High School District 94,” said Cheng. “Wego has become more than just a community in which I work; it has become my second family. WCCHS is a special place with diversity that enriches the teaching and learning environment, a community that is supportive and collaborative, and a faculty and staff that is dedicated and talented. I look forward to partnering with the students, faculty, staff, community, and Board of District 94 so that the good things that have been happening will continue to bring about greater opportunities for learning, leading, and living for all students.”
Cheng lives in North Aurora with his wife and four children.
A community reception is being planned.
Community High School District 94 provides an outstanding educational experience for approximately 2100 students in grades nine through twelve at West Chicago Community High School. WCCHS serves the communities of Carol Stream, Warrenville, West Chicago, Wheaton and Winfield. For more information, or to be removed from press release distribution, contact Becky Koltz, coordinator of communications and community relations, at (630) 876-6215.