An educator and teacher, Rodriguez was recently hired as a Special Service Coordinator for the Downers Grove North school district. He served more than nine years at the Morton High School District as a special education instructor, and as a Dean of Students.
Rodriguez, 35, attended Walsh school and later St. Joseph Elementary School where he graduated. He graduated from Argo High school and attended Columbia College of Chicago where he earned his bachelor’s degree while working at Fox’s Pizza and also part-time in the maintenance department in Summit School District 104. He received his Masters of Education Degree from Lewis University.
“I have lived all my life in Summit and I love this community,” Rodriguez said. He further qualified he is most particularly proud of serving on the Board with the current administration and successfully bringing new Senior homes to 63rd Place, the ongoing beautification project throughout the village, and the continued infrastructure improvements allowed through the CDBG program.