Karen Osmanski – SecretaryKaren Osmanski – Secretary(es)

Elected April, 2013
Current Term Expires April, 2017
Contact: [email protected]


Mrs. Osmanski grew up on the northwest side of Chicago and graduated from Foreman High School in 1970. Mrs. Osmanski began her thirty-seven year career in education in District 59 after receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree from Northeastern Illinois University in 1974. During her career, Mrs. Osmanski obtained a Master of Arts degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Concordia University and Type 75 Administration certification from Northeastern Illinois University. She served the children in several communities within District 59. Mrs. Osmanski taught kindergarten at Brentwood School in DesPlaines, first and third grades at Robert Frost School in Mt. Prospect, and served as the math resource and Talent Development Teacher at Rupley School in Elk Grove Village. Mrs. Osmanski also served as the principal of Rupley School from 2001 until her retirement in 2011.

Mrs. Osmanski and her husband have two sons who attended Devonshire, Friendship Junior High and Elk Grove High School. She is very proud of her children who both chose the field of education as their life’s career. Her family has been active in their community and Mrs. Osmanski currently serves on the Executive Board of the Community Character Coalition of Elk Grove.

Committees: Safety and Discipline, Curriculum Resources, Board representative on the District 59 Education Foundation

Elected April, 2013
Current Term Expires April, 2017
Contact: [email protected]


Mrs. Osmanski grew up on the northwest side of Chicago and graduated from Foreman High School in 1970. Mrs. Osmanski began her thirty-seven year career in education in District 59 after receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree from Northeastern Illinois University in 1974. During her career, Mrs. Osmanski obtained a Master of Arts degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Concordia University and Type 75 Administration certification from Northeastern Illinois University. She served the children in several communities within District 59. Mrs. Osmanski taught kindergarten at Brentwood School in DesPlaines, first and third grades at Robert Frost School in Mt. Prospect, and served as the math resource and Talent Development Teacher at Rupley School in Elk Grove Village. Mrs. Osmanski also served as the principal of Rupley School from 2001 until her retirement in 2011.

Mrs. Osmanski and her husband have two sons who attended Devonshire, Friendship Junior High and Elk Grove High School. She is very proud of her children who both chose the field of education as their life’s career. Her family has been active in their community and Mrs. Osmanski currently serves on the Executive Board of the Community Character Coalition of Elk Grove.

Committees: Safety and Discipline, Curriculum Resources, Board representative on the District 59 Education Foundation(need es)