Secondary Programs

Dan Willenborg
Dan Willenborg, Director of Secondary Programs 

Daniel Willenborg joined the Livonia Public Schools in 1996 as an assistant principal at Churchill High School. Prior to that position he served as a social studies teacher, athletic director, and assistant principal in the Fremont (MI) Public Schools and as a social studies teacher in the Clarkston (MI) Community Schools. Through many of those earlier years, he was a varsity head football and head wrestling coach, and an assistant track and field coach. In 2000, Mr. Willenborg became the principal of Franklin High School and served in that capacity for over seventeen years. In 2018, he moved to Central Office to his current position as Director of Secondary Programs and District Services.

Mr. Willenborg earned his Bachelors’ Degree from James Madison College at Michigan State University in 1983. After service as an Infantry Officer in the United States Marine Corps, he returned to his studies at MSU and earned his teaching certificate. In 1996 he earned his Masters’ Degree in K-12 Educational Administration at Michigan State. He was awarded an Education Specialist Certificate from Wayne State University in 2006.

As the Director of Secondary Programs and District Services, Mr. Willenborg oversees the progress of the District’s three high schools and three middle schools, as well as, the Career Center and Adult Education. His responsibilities include oversight of the district’s athletic programs, music programs, and visual arts programs and he contributes in matters of Operations, Human Resources, and Curriculum.

Mr. Willenborg enjoys reading and is a lifelong learner. He and his wife, Sonita, have four children and reside in South Lyon.

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Other Department Staff:
Jane Yee, Secretary

Middle Schools

Emerson Middle School
29100 West Chicago
Livonia, MI 48150
Ann Owen, Principal
Paul Cassatta, Asst. Principal
734-744-2665 Phone
734-744-2667 Fax
Frost Middle School
14041 Stark
Livonia, MI 48154
Anthony Abbate, Principal
Shanan Wheeler, Asst. Principal
734-744-2670 Phone
734-744-2672 Fax

Holmes Middle School

16200 Newburgh
Livonia, MI 48154
Eric Stromberg, Principal
Deb Dykstra, Asst. Principal
734-744-2675 Phone
734-744-2677 Fax

High Schools

Churchill High School
8900 Newburgh Rd.
Livonia, MI 48150
Kevin Etue, Principal
Nicole Hunter, Asst. Principal
Karla Halvangis, Asst. Principal
Bruce Rivera, Asst. Principal
734-744-2650 Phone
734-744-2652 Fax

Franklin High School
3100 Joy Rd.
Livonia, MI 48150
Andrew Pesci, Principal
John DiPonio, Asst. Principal
Tera Woodruff, Asst. Principal
Dennis Gerathy, Asst. Principal
734-744-2655 Phone
734-744-2657 Fax

Stevenson High School

33500 Six Mile Rd.
Livonia, MI 48152
Gary Harper, Principal
Pete Mazzoni, Asst. Principal
Lyndy Lewis, Asst. Principal
Ani Akaraz, Asst. Principal
734-744-2660 Phone
734-744-2662 Fax
Livonia Career Technical Center
8985 Newburgh Rd.
Livonia, MI 48150
Joe Anderson, Principal
734-744-2816 Phone
734-744-2817 Fax