Faculty/Staff

Julie Abuhadid

Teacher Assistant

Jonathan Adelman

Special Education Teacher

Desi Alejos

Teacher's Assistant

Essence Anderson

Teacher Assistant

Emmanuel Apostol

Science Teacher

Year Started2002

Derek Bacalzo

Teacher's Assistant

Jennifer Baldassarre

Language Arts Teacher

Buddhini Bandara

Teacher's Assistant

Laura Barlich

Art Teacher

Laura Barlich is an Art Educator who studied at Illinois State University and holds a B...

Jayme Barnard

Band Teacher

Elementary band teacher at Hatch and Whittier Elementary Schools, and small group lesso...

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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

Tanaya Blanchard

Teacher Assistant

Alexis Blum

Art Teacher

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 grades 6, 7, and 8.  I ...

Angela Cataldo

Permanent Substitute

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

Alfreda Clark

Lunchroom Worker

Laura Clark

Science Teacher

Anthony Cole

Physical Education and Health Teacher

John Colucci

Language Arts Teacher

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 Dagli

Special Education Teacher

Benjamin Deegan

Special Education Team Support Teacher

Angelica Degante

Multilingual Teacher

Gilbert Dortch

Custodian

Matt Downs

Science Teacher

Carolyn Doyle

8th Grade Social Worker

Meribeth Duhem

Teacher's Assistant

Ms. Diane Dungca

6th Grade Science Teacher

Julie Eble

Administrative Assistant

Leslee Edwards

Science Teacher

Bethany Ezawa

Special Education Teacher

Jeffrey Featherstone

Physical Education Teacher

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

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

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

Conar Gillard

Teacher's Assistant

Nancy Guarino

Math Teacher

Sharon Gunnell

Math Teacher

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

Deanna Hart

Physical Education Teacher

Lawrence Harvey

Math Teacher

Amy Hawk

Permanent Substitute

Kasey Haywood-Fleming

Physical Education Teacher

Eduardo Hernandez

Custodian

Mateo Hernandez

Custodian

Monique Hoskins

Spanish Language Teacher

My name is Monique Hoskins and I have been teaching since 2000. I taught high scho...

Steven Hoskins

Humanities Teacher

Bernard Howard

Custodian

Robert Howard

Teacher's Assistant

Misty Howe

Nurse - Julian

My name is Misty Howe, and I am the new school nurse for Julian Middle School. Although...

Algerita Hykes

Teacher Assistant

Echelon Jackson

Executive Coordinator for Building Management

Richard Johnson

Richard Johnson

Diamond Jones

Media Assistant

Venus Jones

Lunchroom Manager

Kit Kadlec

Humanities Teacher

Ashley Kannan

Individuals and Societies/ Humanities/ American History Teacher

Welcome to 8.2 Individuals and Societies/ Social Studies/ Humanities/ American History!...

Thomas Kanwischer

Director of Bands

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

Jessica Kaplan

Permanent Substitute

Kathleen Kelly

French Language Teacher

Nia Kerr

Spanish Teacher

Elizabeth Kiefer

Math Teacher

Bojan Kolevski

Teacher Assistant

Darren Kraft

Math Teacher

William Lee

Curriculum & Instruction Assistant Principal

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Casey Leiby

IB and Special Area Coordinator

Imani Lewis

Hallway Monitor

Omar Madison

Hallway Monitor

Jacqueline Maher

Special Education Teacher

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Sabrina Mandelbaum

Speech-Language Pathologist

William Mandeville

Teacher's Assistant

Cory Marshall

CAST Administrative Assistant

Alice Martin

Occupational Therapist

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

Coretta Moore

Teacher Assistant

Cathy Morgan

Physical Therapist

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

Laurel Niedospial

Language and Literature Teacher

Steve Nowaczyk

Physical Education Teacher

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

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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Andrea Ortiz

Occupational Therapist

Martha Polley

Instructional Coach

Veena Rajashekar

Curriculum Specialist Grades 6-8

Keith Reardon

Custodian

Rebecca Rennick

Certified Nursing Assistant

Stacey Robertson

Special Education Coordinator - Brooks and Julian

Rich Rollo

Math Teacher

Shannon Ross

Receptionist

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

Andrew Seymour

Music

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

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

Samantha Tracy

Special Education Teacher

Jason Tran

Custodian

Katie Trathen

Culture and Climate Coach-Julian

Miranda Tucker

Science Teacher

John Turek

Long-Term Substitute

Saronda Turner

Hallway Monitor

Jennifer Tyner

Teacher Assistant

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 enjoys ...

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Christina Welchko

Math Teacher

Professional Interests: Math Club Sponsor, Math Team CoachYear Started2007

David Wells

Permanent Substitute

Jillian Williams

Special Education Resource Teacher

Jamie Winchell

Media Specialist

Peter Zubinski

Special Education Teacher