Robert Baietto is a graduate of Streator High School; he received his B.S. in Education from the University of Illinois and completed his M.S. +30 hours in Education from Bradley University.
Mr. Baietto was employed by Richwoods High School for 34 years, first serving as a P.E. teacher, industrial arts teacher, driver's education instructor and coach of the football, track and swim teams. He was later named Director of Physical Education and Athletics.From there, he was named Assistant Principal and Dean of Students and finally Principal.
He has served as the coordinator of Heart of Illinois Harvest, a volunteer program to feed the hungry. He is also a member of the Illinois Retired Teachers Association, the Peoria Area Retired Teachers Association and Rotary Club of Peoria.
He and his wife, Gloria Jean, have three children: Michael, Randy and Amy, as well as five grandchildren.