Jim Rosborg, Ed.D.
Director of Masters in Education
Office: 300 Stanton, 1st Floor
Phone: (618) 537-6464
Ed.D., Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (1994)
Ed.S., Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (1987)
M.A., Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (1977)
B.A., Southern Illinois University Carbondale (1972)
Illinois Master Teacher Award
Illinois State Board of Education “Those Who Excel” Award
Illinois State Board of Education “Break the Mold” Award
Illinois Association of School Administrators Service Award
2004 Illinois Superintendent of the Year Award
Book - Collaboration with Dr. Max McGee and Mr. Jim Burgett entitled, What Every Superintendent and Principal Needs to Know.
Book -Collaboration with Dr. Max McGee and Mr. Jim Burgett entitled, The Perfect School.
Articles – “Dealing With Children With AIDS in the Classroom”, “The Need to Adjust the 2002 No Child Left Behind Act for Successful Implementation”, “Unfunded Mandates Leading to Educational Disaster”, “Let Us Now Praise Good Teachers”, “State Board is About Money, Not the Kids”, “Home Schooling Pros and Cons”.
Dr. Rosborg believes strongly that successful education lies with strong professional educators working in a collaborative environment for the betterment of the students.
Illinois Master Teacher Award, 1984
McKendree College Kappa Gamma Epsilon “Excellence in Education” Award - 1990.
Illinois State Board of Education “Those Who Excel” Award, 1993
Illinois State Board of Education “Break the Mold” Award, 2001
Illinois Superintendent of the Year Award, 2004
Illinois Association of School Administrators Service Award, 2005 and 2012
Organizations & Memberships
Member, Advisory Board, Commerce Bank. 2005-present.
Member, IASA, Illinois Association of School Administrators. 1988-present.
Member, St. Paul United Church of Christ, Belleville, Illinois. 2001-present.
President, member, Belleville #118 Educational Foundation. 2006-present.
Member, President, ICPEA, Illinois Council of Professors in Education Administration. 2005-present.
Member, Board of Directors, Franklin Neighborhood Community Association. 1994-present.
Member, IASCD, Illinois Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. 2011-present.
Lifetime Member, IPA, Illinois Principals Association
Dr. Rosborg is a frequent speaker on school law, ethics, positive mental attitude, anti-bullying, classroom management, tax caps, and having success with assessments.
Dr. Rosborg has been married for 38 years to his wife, Nancy. Together they have three children Mike, married to Wendy, Kyle, married to Barbi, and Carol and five grandchildren – Bradley, Zachary, Charlotte, Luke, and Gus.