• Dr. Victoria Kieffer is the Assistant Director of Teaching and Learning for Woodland.  Her career in education started in 1996 as a 7th grade middle school language arts and social studies teacher at Wauconda Middle School and Twin Groves Middle School in Buffalo Grove, IL.  

    After five years of teaching, she started her administrative career at Woodland District 50 as a Curriculum Supervisor.  Later, in 2006, Victoria became an Assistant Principal at Woodland Elementary East and West.  Woodland Elementary East was her home as Assistant Principal for the last three years before leaving Woodland.  

    In 2012, Dr. Kieffer became the Principal at Townline Elementary School in Vernon Hills, IL.  After serving as Principal for six years, she returned to Woodland District 50 as the Assistant Director of Teaching and Learning. 

    Dr. Kieffer holds a Ph.D. in Curriculum Studies from the University of Illinois at Chicago awarded in 2010.  She also has a Masters of Education degree in Educational Leadership and a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in the Teaching of English.  Both degrees were completed at the University of Illinois at Chicago.  

    Dr. Kieffer is passionate about active learning strategies, student engagement, supporting teachers of all stages in their career and reading current educational articles.  In her spare time, Victoria enjoys kayaking, cruising and traveling the world.