District Directory


Ms. Adolphson

Associate Principal
Morton High
Subject: Assistant Principal

Mrs. Jamie Adolphson is the Associate Principal. She earned her undergraduate degree from Bradley University and her Master’s in Educational Leadership and Administration from Saint Xavier University. Jamie previously taught for Pekin District 108 as an emotional/behavioral classroom teacher before joining the Pekin High School Staff teaching Special Education Science. The last three years Jamie spent as a Dean of Students at Pekin High School. Jamie is married to her husband Cory, and they have a daughter Kylie and a son Bradley.

Mr. Hammond

Assistant Principal
Morton Junior High
Subject: Assistant Principal

Mr. Herrmann

MHS Assistant Principal / Dean of Students A-L
Morton High
Grade: High School
Subject: Assistant Principal

Mr. Todd Herrman is an Assistant Principal and Dean of Students (A-L) at Morton High School.
He earned an undergraduate degree from Illinois State University in Marketing. After a couple years of working in the business sector, Todd decided to pursue a career in education. He worked as a classroom aide in an alternative education classroom and went on to acquire an undergraduate degree in Business Education from Illinois State University.
Mr. Herrmann taught and coached at East Peoria Junior High and High School for six years. He taught both STEM and Business courses, and he coached cross country and track and field. After obtaining his Master's degree in Educational Leadership from Aurora University, he worked as Dean of Students at Pekin High School for two years.

Mr. Herrmann is married to his wife Nicole, they have two daughters and a son, Adelyn,Olivia, and Zachary.

Mr. Jones

Athletic Director
Morton High
Subject: Assistant Principal

Scott Jones is the Athletic Director. He is a native of Berwyn, IL where he attended Morton West High School and Hinsdale South High School. He holds degrees from Western Illinois University and the American College of Education. Scott taught instrumental music for 19 years and during that time has coached Football, Baseball and Softball. He was awarded the ICA Softball Coach of the Year in 2007 & 2009, and was also awarded the Illinois Principal’s Association (CIV) Assistant Principal of the Year in 2014 while working for Dunlap High School. During his free time Scott enjoys playing Golf, Softball, and traveling with his wife Jeanie, who teaches 3rd Grade for the Brimfield Schools. Scott and Jeanie have 5 children and 2 grandchildren.

Ms. Peterson

Assistant Principal
Lincoln Elementary
Subject: Assistant Principal

I am excited to be a Lincoln Lion! I am a native Texan. After graduating from the University of Texas at Austin, I spent seven years in the elementary classroom. I then pursued my Masters in Educational Administration at Bradley University.I spent the last two years as assistant principal at Pepper Ridge and Fox Creek Elementary schools in McLean County Unit 5 school district in Bloomington/Normal.


I live in Morton with my husband and two beautiful daughters. I also have a 90-pound Labrador named Lily. I love to travel back home to Texas to visit friends and family as much as possible. In my spare time, I love to take walks with my family. I have a soft spot for dogs and have trained three dogs to work as service dogs through Paws Giving Independence.

My office door is always open! Please stop by and introduce yourself. You will find I have a strong passion for educating children and always have a smile on my face. I am thrilled to be the first assistant principal at Lincoln and am proud to be a lion!

Mr. Prichard

Assistant Principal and Dean (M-Z)
Morton High
Grade: High School
Subject: Assistant Principal

Josh Prichard is an Assistant Principal/Dean for students whose last names begin with M-Z. He grew up in Morton and graduated from Morton High School in 2005. He earned his undergraduate degree from Luther College in 2009 and his Master’s in Educational Leadership from Aurora University in 2014. Prior to becoming an Assistant Principal at Morton High School, Josh taught PE and Health for Morton District 709 for 6 years and served as the head wrestling coach for Morton High School for 8 years. He currently lives in Morton and enjoys spending time with his wife Rachel and their two girls Anna and Paisley.