Jeff Eeling is a graduate of Central College in Pella, Iowa with a degree in Elementary Education. He began his teaching career at Pekin Community School District teaching second grade for 13 years. Jeff earned a Master's degree from Morningside College in Guidance and Counseling in 1998. He continued his education at Drake University with a Administration endorsement in 1999. He became the elementary principal at Pekin for the next 13 years. Jeff was hired as the Washington and Libertyville Elementary principal in the fall of 2012.