Nancy Wagner, Ed.D.

Superintendent of Schools
Phone: (847) 297-4120 
Fax: (847) 297-4124

If you would like to contact Dr. Wagner, please feel free to call or email: 847-297-4120 or You may also make an appointment by calling her assistant, Patricia Reyes 847-297-4120 x7301.

WagnerDr. Nancy Wagner joined the River Trails School District 26 team on July 1, 2017. Prior to that, she was the superintendent of schools at Beach Park School District 3, serving in the role from 2014 to 2017. Dr. Wagner prides herself in developing a culture of learning and high expectations for all students. Earlier in her career she worked as an assistant superintendent for teaching and learning in School District 59, as a junior high school principal in Skokie School District 69 as well as a teacher, and as a teacher leader and assistant principal in Kildeer CCSD 96. Dr. Wagner received her bachelors degree at Indiana University, her master's at DePaul University, her doctorate, education specialist and superintendent endorsement at Northern Illinois University. She is also part of the AASA National Superintendent Endorsement Program. Dr. Wagner believes a student-centered education will help students succeed and enjoys working with the administrators, teachers, staff, school board and River Trails community.