Dr. Jon Pokora earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in from Augustana College in 2004. In 2009, he earned his Master of Arts degree in Educational Leadership from Aurora University. In 2016, Dr. Pokora earned his Doctorate of Educational Leadership from Aurora University.
Dr. Pokora brings 17 years of experience in education to Waterbury and Keeneyville SD 20 with a variety of building and district office administrative roles. He began his teaching career in Carol Stream. Dr. Pokora later moved to become an assistant principal at Marquardt Middle School and later, for seven years, was principal at Winnebago Elementary School. He moved to the district office for two years in Berwyn.
Dr. Pokora lives in Palatine with his wife and three daughters (9, 7, and 5 years old) and one son. He spends his spare time chauffeuring around town his children. He is a Chicago sports fan and enjoys watching the Bears, Cubs, Bulls, Blackhawks and Fire!