Faculty/Staff

Julie Abuhadid

Teacher Assistant

Jonathan Adelman

Special Education Teacher

Desi Alejos

Teacher's Assistant

Emmanuel Apostol

Science Teacher

Year Started2002

Donell Ausley

Title 1 Tutor

Derek Bacalzo

Teacher's Assistant

Jennifer Baldassarre

Language Arts Teacher

Buddhini Bandara

Teacher's Assistant

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Mariannell Basset-Dilley

Teacher's Assistant

John Beck

Language Arts Teacher

Alexandria Bell

Administrative Assistant

Kevin Berger

Language and Literature Teacher

- I began teaching 8th grade language arts at Percy Julian Middle School in 1999. ...

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Laura Best

Long-Term Substitute

Howard Boone

Teacher's Assistant

Malachy Boyle

Speech, Drama and Writing Teacher

Donna Brazen

Special Education Teacher

I am a seasoned District 97 teacher.  I have always taught in the Special Educatio...

Catherine Brinkman

Health Teacher

Clare Brooks

Humanities Teacher

Lauren Brown

Humanities Teacher

Teresa Brown

Lunchroom Worker

Christina Bultas

Spanish & French Language Teacher

I started teaching in District 97 in 2012 and am eager to begin my 11th year of teachin...

Jackie Burger

Lunchroom Worker

Julie Byrnes

Special Education Teacher

Chemaine Carr

Curriculum & Instruction Assistant Principal

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Fernando Carrillo

Orchestra Teacher (Brooks/Julian)

Rahwa Casselle

MTSS Math Interventionist

I serve as the math interventionist working with groups of students, families, and...

Melissa Cecil

Teacher's Assistant

Jeremy Christian

Principal

Principal Jeremy Christian has worked in the Educational field for the p...

Elizabeth Chu

Language Arts Teacher

Year Started2010

Alfreda Clark

Lunchroom Worker

John Colucci

Language Arts Teacher

Christine Cooley

Teacher Assistant

Alina Cordero

Humanities Teacher

Adrienne Court

Design Teacher

Background I began teaching in District 97 in 2010. My transition to teaching Middle...

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Ilyas Dagali

Special Education Teacher

Benjamin Deegan

Special Education Team Support Teacher

Gilbert Dortch

Custodian

Matthew Downs

Science Teacher

Carolyn Doyle

7th Grade Social Worker

Meribeth Duhem

Teacher's Assistant

Diane Dungca

Science Teacher

Julie Eble

Receptionist

Kelly Egan-Pater

Special Education Teacher

Jeffrey Featherstone

Physical Education Teacher

Degrees: M.S. in physical education 2005 from Chicago State University;B.S. in physica...

Julie Felton

Permanent Substitute

Jessie Fenske

6th Grade Social Worker

Awards: L.C.S.W. Degrees: Master's of Social Work

Nora Flynn

MTSS Interventionist

I support our Jayhawks to become close and strategic readers, critical thinkers and eng...

Cecilia Foronda

Spanish Teacher

Rakaria Fox

Lunchroom Supervisor

Antoinette Frazier

Permanent Substitute

Isaac Galvan

Teacher Assistant

Felicia Garcia

Special Education Teacher

Mercedes Garcia

Hallway Monitor

Rodolfo Garcia

Custodian

Rodolfo Garcia Jr.

Custodian

Ryan Gates

Individuals and Societies Teacher (History)

Conar Gillard

Teacher's Assistant

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Nancy Guarino

Math Teacher

Sharon Gunnell

Math Teacher

Degrees: Master of Arts in Educational Leadership - Aurora University;Bachelor of Arts ...

Deanna Hart

Physical Education Teacher

Jake Hartge

Multimedia Technician

Lawrence Harvey

Math Teacher

Kasey Haywood-Fleming

Physical Education Teacher

Eduardo Hernandez

Custodian

Mateo Hernandez

Custodian

Stacey Hill

Language Arts Teacher

Mildren Hobbs

Lunchroom Worker

Monique Hoskins

Spanish Language Teacher

Degrees: Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and psychology;Master of Arts in education;Master ...

Steven Hoskins

Humanities Teacher

Bernard Howard

Custodian

Robert Howard

Teacher's Assistant

Algerita Hykes

Teacher Assistant

Echelon Jackson

Executive Coordinator for Building Management

Jabari Jones

Title 1 Tutor

Venus Jones

Lunchroom Manager

Kit Kadlec

Humanities Teacher

Ashley Kannan

Humanities Teacher

Welcome to 8.2 Individuals and Societies/ Social Studies/ Humanities with Mr. Kanna...

Thomas Kanwischer

Director of Bands

Degrees: Bachelors of Music Education: University of Illinois;Masters of Music Educatio...

Jessica Kaplan

Special Education Teacher

Kathleen Kelly

French Language Teacher

Nia Kerr

Spanish Teacher

Elizabeth Kiefer

Math Teacher

Linsey Kiska

Teacher's Assistant

Bojan Kolevski

Teacher Assistant

Darren Kraft

Math Teacher

William Lee

Curriculum & Instruction Assistant Principal

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Imani Lewis

Hallway Monitor

Jacqueline Maher

Special Education Teacher

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William Mandeville

Teacher's Assistant

Cory Marshall

CAST Administrative Assistant

Alice Martin

Occupational Therapist

Erin Mason

Language and Literature Teacher

Andene Maughn

Lunchroom Worker

Kelly McDonald

Teacher's Assistant

Timothy McDonald

Adapted P.E. Teacher

William (Bill) McGlynn

CAST Program Director

Professional Interests: Photography Degrees: MS Library and Information Science: Uni...

Judy Miller

Individuals & Societies Teacher

Mrs. Anna Missman

EL Teacher

Hello and Welcome! My name is Anna Missman.  I have been teaching and supportin...

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Coretta Moore

Teacher Assistant

Cathy Morgan

Physical Therapist

Myles Moroney

Art Teacher

Jason Morrell

Science Teacher

Nathan Murawski

8th Grade Social Worker

Hello and welcome to the 2015-2016 school year! I am the School Social Worker for the 6...

Bernard Murray

Teacher's Assistant

Steve Nowaczyk

Physical Education Teacher

Degrees: BA Physical Education from North Central College;M.Ed Curriculum & Instruction...

John O'Brien

Science Teacher

Kate O'Keefe

Language Arts Teacher

Steve Olson

Design Teacher

Background: I began teaching in District 97 in 2016. I am excited to be part of the ...

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John Pletsch

Science Teacher

Degrees: BS in Geology from Northern Illinois UniversityYear Started2014

Veena Rajashekar

IB/Special Area Coordinator

Veena is the IB Coordinator overseeing Language Arts, Social Science, World Langua...

Keith Reardon

Custodian

Antonio Redmond

Teacher Assistant

Rebecca Rennick

Certified Nursing Assistant

Stacey Robertson

Special Education Coordinator - Brooks and Julian

Nathon Rodridgues

Art Teacher (Fine and Applied)

I’m a story artist and animator, currently living in the Chicago area, with a pas...

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Emily Rodriguez

Permanent Substitute

Rich Rollo

Math Teacher

Bessie Santos

Language Arts and Literature Teacher

Welcome to Language Arts on Team 8-3! I am looking forward to a successful year!  

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Rebecca Scahill

School Psychologist

Tammy Schulz

Long-Term Substitute

Andrew Seymour

Music

Professional Interests: Ultimate Frisbee!Degrees: BME - Bachelors Degree in Music Educa...

Maggie Sotelo

Teacher's Assistant

Courtney Southward

Math Teacher

Phillip Swistowicz

Fine Arts Teacher

Degrees: BA Art Education, North Central CollegeExpertiseFine Arts, Collage, Woodworkin...

Mark Talarico

Special Education Teacher

Erika Thomas

Culture & Climate Assistant Principal

Melanie Touchette

Special Education Teacher

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Jason Tran

Custodian

Katie Trathen

Culture and Climate Coach-Julian

Miranda Tucker

Science Teacher

John Turek

Long-Term Substitute

Saronda Turner

Hallway Monitor

Kate Tysse

Math Teacher

John Villa

Humanities Teacher

Lawrence Vincenti

Science Teacher

Timothy Walsh

Design Teacher

Christine Wehman

French Language Teacher

Background Christine Wehman began teaching French at Julian in 2015 and loves h...

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Christina Welchko

Math Teacher

Professional Interests: Math Club Sponsor, Math Team CoachYear Started2007

Jillian Williams

Special Education Resource Teacher

Kisha Williamson

Teacher's Assistant

Jamie Winchell

Media Specialist

Christine Zielinski

Substitute Teacher