Romona Staff Directory
Mrs. Anderson is in her eighth year as the principal at Romona Elementary School. She has worked in District 39 for 21 years and has been in education for a total of 23 years. Before she came to Romona, she taught for 12 years and spent three years as the Sixth Grade Level Administrator at Highcrest. Mrs. Anderson earned her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from the University of Michigan, her master's degree from Northwestern, her National Board Certification in Math, and her Administrative Certificate from DePaul. While she has attended a number of universities, she is a Michigan Wolverine through and through; Go Blue!
The 2022-2023 school year will be Mrs. Lisa Anderson's third year as Romona's assistant principal. She has loved the privilege of getting to know the amazing Romona families and community. It is truly a special place to learn and work.
Ms. Yasutake is the Early Childhood Coordinator for the LEEP program and is thrilled to work with the littlest Mustangs. She loves learning and has master degrees in school psychology and educational leadership along with her director of special education certificate. Prior to working in Wilmette, she worked in Skokie, Evanston, and Des Plaines serving children with special needs. When not working, she enjoys living in Evanston, reading, traveling and doing CrossFit. Her post-pandemic goals are to continue to visit every national park in the U.S.