Mr. Baikauskas
  • Mr. Baikauskas is currently serving as the Principal of Jefferson School since 2018.  He worked as Special Education Teacher at Wilson School, Dean of Students for Washington-McKinley School, and REACH Director for District 170's alternative school.  Before working at School District 170, Mr. Baikauskas worked at Bloom High School and Chicago Public Schools as a Special Education Teacher.   

    Mr. Baikauskas currently serves as the appointed Chairman of the Chicago Heights Police and Fire Board of Commissioners and is elected as a Trustee to the Prairie State College Board of Trustees.

    Mr. Baikauskas is an alumnus of Roosevelt School in School District 170.  He is also an alumnus of Bloom High School and Prairie State College.  He has a bachelor's degree in marketing from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a master's degree in School Leadership - Principal Preparation from Concordia University Chicago. He also completed a graduate level teacher preparation program in Special Education at National Louis University and earned his Director of Special Education Endorsement from the University of St. Francis. He is a former 4th Ward Park Commissioner for the Chicago Heights Park District.