Welcome Peadar Hurley New Director of Facilities & Operations

The D70 school board recently approved hiring Peadar Hurley as the new Director of Facilities and Operations starting on Jan. 4. 
Hurley is coming from his position as the Director of Buildings and Grounds at Skokie School District 73.5. He replaces the late Dan Gilbert, supervisor of facilities and maintenance. (Currently, the department is being run by two interim supervisors.)   
Hurley will begin working in District 70 on Jan. 4, 2022. He has extensive experience working for school districts, having worked  5 years as a director in Norridge School District 80, worked as a head boilerman for Maine South High School, and was an engineer and custodian supervisor at Walter Payton High School. Hurley, a mason by trade, has done extensive work in construction, is a qualified stationary engineer, and holds certificates in Building Operator Certification, Certified Plant Supervisor, and Certified Professional Maintenance Manager.  
He attended the Regional Technical College of Limerick and Triton college studying structures, quantities, applied mathematics, and surveying. Hurley enjoys camping, traveling, playing and coaching sports, including soccer, hurling, rugby, basketball, cycling, and running.