Director of Special Education Biography

Mrs. Mandy Novotny began her career in New Lenox as a special education teacher at Oster-Oakview School in 2004.  Throughout her years within New Lenox, Mrs. Novotny has served as a Special Education Teacher, Assistant Principal, and Assistant Director of Special Education. 

Mrs. Novotny has also been fortunate to celebrate many life events with her NLSD 122 colleagues, marrying her husband Pete and welcoming their four children, Gillian, Arya, Barrett, and Winnie.  On her spare time, Mrs. Novotny enjoys movie nights with her kids, gardening, and lots and lots of baking. 

Mrs. Novotny has felt so grateful to have worked beside such an excellent and dedicated team of teachers, administrators, and support staff throughout her years in the District.  She looks forward to continuing to work alongside our outstanding teams in her role as Director of Special Education.