Washington Irving School People

Victor Aguirre

Teacher's Assistant

Veronica Allen

Teacher's Assistant

Carlene Anderson

Lunchroom Server

Desiree Bailey

Teacher's Assistant

Seth Baker

5th Grade Teacher

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Buddhini Bandara

Teacher's Assistant

Angela Banks

Teacher's Assistant

Tyler Banks

5th Grade Teacher

Adam Bautista

2nd Grade Teacher

Ryan Bigeck

Music Teacher

Fiero Bitroy

Lunchroom Server

Joel Blecha

Kindergarten Teacher

Hi! My name is Joel Blecha (pronounced /BLECK-uh/) and I am a kindergarten teacher at I...

Shehara Brinson

3rd Grade Teacher

Kristina Brown

Teacher's Assistant

Jennifer Browning

5th Grade Teacher

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James Callan

Long-term Substitute

Anna Carr

Art Teacher

Consuelo Chaidez

Lunchroom Server

Jeanette Chambliss

Teacher's Assistant

Amy Chinn

Kindergarten Teacher

Degrees: M.A. Reading, Northeastern Illinois University; B.S. Elementary Education, Ind...

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Anne Ciosek

Speech Pathologist

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Steven Coglianese

P.E. Teacher

T. Michelle Cole

Permanent Substitute

Hannah Connell

Art Teacher

Michael Cruz

P.E. Teacher

PHYSICAL EDUCATION NEWS   The school year is in full swing. We are in the mi...

Patrick Deaton

Music Teacher

Sean Degman

Instructional Coach

Laura Dennis

Planning Sub

Nina Diehl

Title I Tutor

Frank Dipaolo

Engineer

Emilie Dolan

Special Education Teacher

Daniel Duran

Custodian

Candace Durham

Speech Pathologist

Krystal Fowlkes

Social Worker

Florine Freeman

Teacher's Assistant

Judy Friesen

Music Teacher

Professional Interests: Greater Chicago American Orff-Schulwerk Association (GCAOSA), A...

Jeanette Friley

Teacher's Assistant

Shantorria Gibson

1st Grade Teacher

Degrees Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education- UIC *Middle School Language Art...

Robert Gray

Teacher's Assistant

Jorie Grogan

Kindergarten Teacher

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Joshua Hancock

P.E. Teacher

Savannah Heidloff

4th Grade Teacher

4th Grade teacher and team leader at Washington Irving School. The more you know, the m...

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John Hodge

Principal

Heidi Jirka

Special Education Teacher

Etta Johnson

Administrative Assistant

Lauren Kaunelis

3rd Grade Teacher

This is my 15th year teaching at Irving Elementary School.  For seven years I was ...

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Mary Kelly

4th Grade Teacher

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Elena Kontos

1st Grade Teacher

Degrees: M.A. Reading, Olivet Nazarene University 2012;B.A. in Elementary Education wit...

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Tamara Koransky

2nd Grade Teacher

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Emilio Lemus

Teacher's Assistant

Chante Liddell

Custodian

Janice Loud

Media Assistant

Jennifer McDermott

Lunchroom Manager

Timothy McDonald

Adapted P.E. Teacher

Marta Mohammad

Special Education Teacher

Kiera Moody

Kindergarten Teacher

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Cathy Morgan

Physical Therapist

Susan Mura

Assistant Principal

Awards: Licensed Clinical Social Worker Degrees: M.A.-General Administration, Con...

Julie Nickels

Irving Occupational Therapist|Whittier Early Childhood Diagnostic

I am an occupation therapist at Irving School, Hatch School, and Whittier Schools.&nbsp...

Anna Nieto

Traveling FLES

Welcome to Sra. Nieto's D97 Spanish website. I am excited to start my ...

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Katie Noonan

Teacher Librarian

Katie Noonan: Teacher Librarian Hi!  My name is Katie Noonan and I am the teach...

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Mercy Nwoko

Teacher's Assistant

Deanna Otten

ESL Teacher

Awards: National Board Certificate in English as a New Language;Art Endorsement;Languag...

Paul Packer

Enrichment Specialist

Gina Paolinelli

Administrative Assistant

Lori Pelling

2nd Grade Teacher

https://pellingsecondgrade.blogspot.com/

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Courtney Perry

Title 1 Tutor

Jamie Peterson

Nurse - Irving

Awards: CPR Certified, Certified by the Illinois Department of Public Health for Vision...

Anne Planek

1st Grade Teacher

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Jemise Posey

Teacher's Assistant

Laura Reeves

Special Education Coordinator - Beye, Irving, Longfellow, Mann

Julia Reyes

Title I Tutor

Luchina Rice

Teacher's Assistant

Bett Rogers

School Pyschologist

Michaela Ruff

Art Teacher

I have been so fortunate to teach Art since 2006, when I gratudated from the Unive...

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Jennifer Ryniewicz

Teacher's Assistant

Molly Sakamoto

1st Grade Teacher

Kara Sakellaris

4th Grade Teacher

I have been teaching since 2005. I have taught in Wisconsin and now Oak Park. I move...

Nick Sakellaris

3rd Grade Teacher

My name is Nick Sakellaris. I am a third grade teacher at Irving Elementary School...

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Lauren Saliny

Special Education Teacher

Allison Schrag

Social Worker

Background This is my first year with District 97, and my fifth year as a school soc...

Juanita Scott

Teacher's Assistant

Ericka Shannon

Orchestra (Hatch, Irving, Lincoln, Mann)

Monica Smith

Teacher's Assistant

Jenna Solomon

1st Grade Teacher

Degrees: BA in Elementary Education from University of Iowa;MA in Reading from Northeas...

Julia Stenger

3rd Grade Teacher

Aurora Tabar

Occupational Therapist

Emily Tague

Art Teacher

I started teaching at Irving during the 2008-2009 school year and love it! I graduated ...

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Susan Tresselt

3rd Grade Teacher

Elementary School: Beye School Junior High: Emerson High School: Oak Park and River F...

Diane VanDerhei

Teacher's Assistant

Megan Vella

Primary Multi-Needs Teacher

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Jacquie Wallner

Teacher's Assistant

Emile Williams

2nd Grade Teacher

Lisa Williams

2nd Grade Teacher

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Mohogany Williams

Kindergarten Teacher

Erin Woodson

4th Grade Teacher

Awards: Golden Apple Scholar of Illinois- 2005 Degrees: Bachelor of Arts in Elementa...

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Mary Yocius

Special Education Teacher

Silvia Zaragoza

Elementary World Language Spanish (FLES) Teacher

Year Started2007

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