Administrative Office


Principal: Jon Guillaume


Jon Guillaume became principal in 2014, following eleven years as assistant principal. Jon earned a Doctorate Degree in Education Leadership from Concordial University.  Additionally, he earned a  Master of Science Degree in Educational Administration from Northern Illinois University and Bachelor of Science degree from Taylor University. 

After studying mathematics and secondary education at Taylor Uniiversity, he accepted a position teaching mathematics at Niles North High School in Skokie. After two years at Niles North, he accepted a position teaching math at Libertyville High School.  In 1999, Jon became the Mathematics Department Supervisor for Libertyville High School and then for Vernon Hills High School when it opened its doors. He continued as department supervisor, math teacher and basketball coach until he became the assistant principal in 2003.  Upon the retirement of Ellen Cwick in 2014, Jon became Vernon Hills High School's third building prinicpal.


Assistant Principal: Jean Aucutt


Jean Aucutt has been the Assistant Principal for Student Development since August, 2005. Her responsibilities include supervision of the Learning Support Teams, the day-to-day operation of the school, special programs, and teacher evaluations.

Jean’s entire career has been with District 128.  She completed her undergraduate degree from Illinois State University in 1981, with a major in business education. In the fall of that year she accepted a position teaching business at Libertyville High School, and in 1994 she became a student facilitator (dean/counselor) at LHS.  In 1999, when the Vernon Hills campus opened, Jean came to VHHS as a counselor.  Other positions she has held while at VHHS include department chair for Department One and Dean of Students.

Jean received her Master’s in Business Education from Northern Illinois University in 1986, and her Type 75 Certificate in 1991, also from NIU.  

Instructional Supervisors

Athletic Director - Brian McDonald 847-932-2022

School Counselors - Sue Butler 847-932-2267

Art/Music/Drama - Andrew Russell 847-932-2282

Business/Applied Technology/Family Consumer Science/Library - Nancy Shipley 847-932-2198

English - Tara Nieves - 847-932-2024

International Language - Cheryl Steffens - 847-932-2015

Mathematics - Judy Smithhisler - 847-932-2012

Physical Wellness/Health/Driver Education - Mike McCaolou - 847-932-2172

Science - Tom Chinske - 847-932-2004

Social Studies - Jim Seward - 847-932-2009

Special Services - Robin Myerberg - 847-932-2090