• Top reasons to work for District 47:


    Crystal Lake Elementary District 47 is the largest K-8 school district in McHenry County and is a highly regarded education provider for pre-Kindergarten through 8th-grade students. Reasons to consider a career at District 47 include the ability to:


    experience and reap the benefits of the family-like environment in our schools. We have one preschool, nine elementary buildings and three middle schools, all of which offer numerous opportunities for collaboration.


    form meaningful relationships with peers and staff. We have a talented, dedicated and compassionate workforce. D47 staff actively support one another and the District's mission of excellence for all students. 


    provide extensive curriculum to students beyond core academics. Our curriculum is dynamic and aligned to current best practices and is enhanced by encore classes such as STEM, art and music. Staff are provided an opportunity to play an active role in developing curriculum through committee work.


    obtain support and services available to staff and students. We focus on employee growth and provide programs to ensure an employee's social, emotional, and physical well-being as well as work-life balance. In addition, we offer top quality, onsite professional development opportunities as well as mentoring and training programs.