Meet Our Staff

GHS North Staff

Mr. Jason Spring, Principal

I am a Galesburg native and a product of District 205 schools having attended Silas Willard, Churchill, and GHS. I graduated from Monmouth College in1997 and began my teaching career at Cooke School teaching 1st grade. Itaught 1st grade at Cooke for 7 years, then transferred to King Schoolteaching 1st grade for 3 years before becoming the Outreach Worker atKing for 4 years. My wife, DeAnn is a teacher at Gale School.  We have 3 children. We love Galesburg, Galesburg Schools,and are devoted to giving back to our community that has richly blessed our lives.
Mission at GHS North:
Ichose to come to GHS North because I am committed to helping ourstudents discover, rediscover and achieve their dreams. I am inspiredevery day by our students. I am steadfast in doing “whatever it takes”for our students to be successful. I’m all in when it comes to my dedication to the students and staff at GHS North!
B.A. in Elementary Education, Monmouth College, Monmouth, Illinois
M.S. in Educational Leadership, Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois

Marian Malek, Secretary

Iwas born and raised in Britt Iowa.  Married my high school sweetheartand was “blessed with two amazing sons!! After graduation I worked averity of different jobs most of them retail until we moved out of stateto Topeka Kansas in 1999 due to my husband’s job. I was employed withKansas Legal Services, a non- profit organization as a Legal Secretaryfor five years.  When we were transferred to Smyrna, Tennessee right outside of Nashville,  I worked for Barloworld Handling (a forklift company) for five years as a branch secretary. One last move brought usto Galesburg where we are close to our kids and grandsons. We have livedhere for 3 years and I have worked at GHS North for one year as theirhigh school secretary. I am so blessed to be a part of an amazing team!!

Mission at GHS North
Iwas looking for a job where I could be used to make a difference andGHS North stole my heart. I see these students and greet them daily andsee the drive they have to succeed! They need every chance andopportunity that can be given to them to achieve and hold on to theirdreams! GHS North is that place where dreams become a reality and goalsare achieved!  We have an absolutely amazing staff that I am now a partof as a team player doing my part to encourage our students!  We see thepotential in each GHS North student and we are here to help them intheir journey of life to succeed!

High School Diploma

Clair Anderson, Special Education Teacher

I was bornand raised in North Dakota. Sports have been a big part of my life,either playing or coaching. I met my wife in South Texas. We are on our4th stop in education. The school districts we have worked for have allbeen very enjoyable. We are blessed with two children, Anthea andJakob.  

Mision at GHS North 
"Ihave been around at risk students all of my educational career. Thefeeling you get when a student succeeds, makes me feel what I do isworthwhile."  
Jamestown College
Minot State University

Anthony Bentley, Social Studies Teacher

Lori Ettinger, Science Teacher

Amy Gugliotta, Alternative Instructional Facilitator 

Jeff Kramer, Math Teacher

Jordan McDonald, English Teacher

John Woolsey, School Safety Officer

Oak Run/Dahinda, Il. When hired as a police officer, moved to Galesburg. 

Mission at GHS North
“Ifeel as being a school officer all matters of safety and discipline canbe maintained better, assisting the students and the administration. Iwant to thank all students and staff for making me feel at home, as weare like one big happy family!” 

Carl Sandburg Jr. College
Western Illinois University
Northeastern University

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