April 30, 2021: The Lake County, IL Board has appointed Michael Karner as successor to Roycealee Wood, the longtime Lake County, IL, Regional Superintendent of Schools, who has retired. He earned his B.A. degree from Lake Forest College in Mathematics and Spanish, and holds an M.A. in Educational Leadership from Aurora University, an Ed. D in Curriculum & Instruction from George Williams College, and an Ed. S in Educational Leadership with a Superintendent Endorsement from Concordia University in Chicago .