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Steve Perkins

Steve Perkins

  • Adunct Lecturer, Master of Science in Education
  • Associate Principal, Arlington Heights School District 25

Research Interests

Educational Leadership, Assessment Practices, Standards-Based Grading, Social Sciences


I have been working in P-12 Education since 2007 and just joined the MSED program in 2023. When I am not teaching an MSED course, I’m an Associate Principal in Arlington Heights School District 25. I enjoy training and leading educators while learning alongside them.


  • EdD, Educational Leadership, National Louis University
  • MA, Teacher Leadership/Administration, Drake University
  • BS, Education, Drake University

Select Publications

Perkins, Steven K. "Staff Perceptions of Standards-Based Grading Prior To Implementation." (2021).