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Pre-School Screenings for children 3-5 years of age.  Contact Cathy Ochoa at (847) 596-5633 for information. 

ExceleRate early childhood programs

The Assistant Superintendent of Special Education is responsible for the provision of special education services and 504 services with the district, SEDOL (Special Education District of Lake County) and private placements. The Assistant Superintendent of Special Education oversees the IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) grant funding and the Pre School For All Grant funding.  The special education department includes: Special Education Supervisors/Assistant Principals, secretary, records clerk, receptionist, Special Education Teachers, Special Education Paraprofessionals, Psychologists, Social Workers, Speech Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Adaptive PE Teacher, Hearing Specialist, Assistive Technology Facilitator and Autism Specialist. 

The district offers a full continuum of services for students.


 

 Department Documents

 
  
  
  
parentguideenglish.pdf
  
Educational Rights and Responsibilities
parentguidespanish.pdf
  
Derechos y responsabilidades en materia de educación
PARENTS’RIGHTS504.pdf
  
Section 504 Procedural Safeguards
ParentsRight504spanish.pdf
  
RESUMEN DE LOS DERECHOS DE LOS PADRES DE FAMILIA
proceduralsafeguards.pdf
  
Procedural Safeguards for Parents / Guardians
proceduralsafeguardsspanish.pdf
  
AVISO DE GARANTÍAS DE PROCEDIMIENTO PARA LOS PADRES O TUTORES DE ESTUDIANTES CON DISCAPACIDADES
 

 Contacts

 
  
  
  
  
Donna VandenbroekSuperintendent of Special Education847-596-5632dvandenbroek@dist50.net
Patricia NicholsEducational Secretary847-596-5632pnichols@DIST50.NET
Tara BeckerPPS Clerk847-596-5634TBECKER@DIST50.NET
Elizabeth BurgessEarly Childhood Supervisor847-984-8751EBURGESS@DIST50.NET
Robyn KlippAssistant Principal/Special Education Supervisor847-596-5900RKlipp@DIST50.NET
Tiffany MyersAssistant Principal/Special Education Supervisor847-984-8892tmyers@dist50.net
Jennifer PilcherAssistant Principal/Special Education Supervisor847-984-4029jpilcher@DIST50.NET
Andrea RouseAssistant Principal/Special Education Supervisor847-856-3416ARouse@DIST50.NET
Catalina OchoaReceptionist847-596-5600COchoa@DIST50.NET
 

 Quick Links

 
  ISBE Special Education
  Lake County Development Screening Sites 2015-2016