Janet Spector Bishop, Director of Communications and Community Relations

  • Spector Bishop  
     
    Professional History:

    East Maine School District 63
    Director of Communications and Community Relations
    2015-present

    Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, Illinois 
    Senior Manager of Marketing
    2011-2014

    Village of Glenview, Illinois
    Communications Director
    2003-2011

    Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation – Illinois Chapter, Chicago
    Communications Director
    1999-2003

    Lakefront Supportive Housing, Chicago
    Vice President of Resource Development
    1993-1999

    Family Institute, Chicago
    Development Associate
    1990-1992

    YMCA of the USA, Chicago 
    Public Relations Assistant
    1986-1988

    Education:

    University of Minnesota, Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, Minneapolis
    M.A. - Public Affairs, 1990

    Northwestern University, Evanston
    M.A. - English Literature, 1988

    Washington University in St. Louis
    B.A. - English Literature, 1985

     
    Affiliations: 

    Glenview Values Project
    Illinois Chapter - National School Public Relations Association
    League of Women Voters of Glenview/Glencoe
    Northfield Township Human Services Review Committiee
    Oakton Community College Technical Communications Program Advisory Committee 
    Village of Niles Public Arts and Culture Committee

    Awards:

    Illinois Chapter - National School Public Relations Association Golden Apple Award of Excellence: Success Without Boundaries: Building a Brand for District 63. 2017
     
    Illinois Chapter - National School Public Relations Association Award of Merit: East Maine Update. 2016
     
    National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR): Silver Paragon Award: Oakton Community College President's Report to the Community. 2014