Phone: (708) 398-1230

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Dr. Michael Riordan

Superintendent

Dr. Riordan is serving as the Interim Superintendent for the 2024-2025 school year.  He comes to EPCHS with 33 years of experience as an educator.  He began his career as a Science Teacher at Marian Catholic High School before transitioning to Oak Lawn Community High School in 1992.  At OLCHS, Dr. Riordan was a Teacher, Coach, Dean, Department Chair, Assistant Principal, and Principal, before becoming the School Superintendent in 2008.  
 
Dr. Riordan retired from Oak Lawn Community High School in 2023 after serving as the Superintendent for 15 years.  He enjoys traveling and spending time with his wife, Erin, and their five adult children.  

Phone: (708) 398-1233

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Matt Dugan

Principal

Mr. Dugan is in his first year as Principal at EPCHS. He comes to EPCHS with a wealth of experience in education, most recently serving as an Assistant Principal at J. Sterling Morton West High School. 

Before moving to Morton West, Dugan served as the Dean of Students at J. Sterling Morton East High School in west suburban Cicero from July 2016 to July 2019, and was then promoted to Lead Dean of Students at Morton East from July 2019 to June 2020. He’s also served as Assistant Principal and Dean of Student Affairs and Operations at Association House High School/El Cuarto Año in Chicago, Facilitator to the Learning Center at Hillcrest High School in Country Club Hills and a Teacher at Jane Addams Alternative High School in Chicago.

Dugan earned a bachelor’s degree from Saint Xavier University in 2008 and a master’s degree from Concordia University in 2012, and is currently completing his doctoral program from the University of St. Francis.

Phone: (708) 398-1291

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Rob McCarthy

Assistant Principal

Mr. McCarthy has been in education for 22 years. He joined the Evergreen Park Community High School administration in 2013 as Dean/Assistant Principal and previously worked in other Illinois schools for 14 years, including three years at EPCHS as a P.E./Health/Driver Education Teacher. Mr. McCarthy attended Milliken University where he was recruited for track and football.  He chose a career in education so he could be someone who inspires future teachers and leaders. He credits two of his high school teachers, Gabe Corey and Sandy Dahlin, for inspiring him to become a teacher.


Phone: (708) 398-1255

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Jim Donato

Director of Technology

Mr. Donato serves as the Director of Technology at EPCHS. 

Phone: (708) 398-1284

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Mary Kerrigan

Director of Special Education

Ms. Kerrigan is in her first year as Director of Special Education at EPCHS. 

She has 22 years of experience in education, from Kindergarten through adult, including 2 years in an administrative position. She has a master's degree in Reading and Administration and has won the Distinguished Service to Foreign Language Learning award at the state level from the Illinois Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages in 2021.

Phone: (708) 398-1287

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Terry Masterson

Director of Facilities

Mr. Masterson was a carpenter by trade and has spent his entire career in the construction industry. He was a senior project manager prior to becoming a Director of School Facilities. He has been a Director of Facilities for over twelve years and has managed over $200 million in school construction projects, including $10 million at EPCHS.   

Phone: 708-398-1272

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Tim Moran

Director of Public Relations

Mr. Moran began as Director of Public Relations at EPCHS in October 2021 after a career in journalism that spanned 13 years. Most recently, Mr. Moran was a national writer for Patch Media. Previously, he was a local editor for Patch news websites in Chicagoland, and, before that, spent time as a contributing editor for GreatNews.Life in Northwest Indiana, a reporter and news editor for The News-Dispatch daily newspaper in Michigan City, Indiana, and a sports editor for The Clinton Journal semi-weekly newspaper in Central Illinois. Mr. Moran has a degree in mass communications from Saint Xavier University. 

Phone: (708) 398-1280

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Megan Schillo

Director of Curriculum

Mrs. Schillo is in her first year as Director of Curriculum at EPCHS. She is an EP Alum and coached volleyball and softball at EPCHS while completing her undergraduate studies at Saint Xavier University. She began her career at Oak Lawn Community High school and spent 16 years in multiple roles as English teacher, coach, Instructional Coach, and English Department Chair. She earned her Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Olivet Nazarene University. Before becoming Director of Curriculum, she served as the Division Chair of English and Instructional Leadership Coach. 

 

Phone: (708) 398-1274

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Jim Soldan

Director of Athletics

Mr. Soldan has been in education for 25 years. He came to EPCHS in 2006 and has been the Athletic Director for the past 15 years. In 2019-20 he was named the Athletic Director of the Year by the Illinois Athletic Directors Association. Prior to his role as Athletic Director at EPCHS he was an art teacher and Department Chair for art, industrial technology, music, and P.E. Mr. Soldan attended NIU for his undergraduate degree where he was a NCAA Division 1 wrestler. After college he was a head wrestling coach for 10 years, six at Rich Township and four at EPCHS. During his time as a wrestling coach he led his teams to four conference titles and was also named Coach of the Year in 2001 and 2005. Mr. Soldan completed his master's degree and Type 75 certifications from St. Xavier University.