New District Superintendents

On November 12, 2019, Steve Bianchetta and Craig Mathers began as interim superintendents for the Galena School District. They will serve the District for the remainder of the school term. They will share responsibilities, with each working approximately two days a week. 

Both Mr. Mathers and Mr. Bianchetta are retired superintendents. Mr. Mathers  served the West Carroll and Dakota School Districts and Mr. Bianchetta served the Warren, Watseka, and Scales Mound Districts. He also served as an interim superintendent in the Galena School District during the 2015-2016 school year.Together, both gentlemen have nearly 30 years of superintendency experience. 

Mr. Bianchetta may be contacted via email at and

Mr. Mathers at

Both may be reached at the District Office at 815-777-3086.