Henry Wadsworth Longfellow School People

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Megan Ablan

Music Teacher 2nd-5th Grade, Co-Director 4th & 5th Grade Chorus

Hello!!!  I am honored to serve as the general music teacher for 2nd-5th grade ...

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Evelyn Aguilar

Teacher Assistant

Mary Aheim

Special Education Teacher

Penelope Antonacci

Permanent Substitute

Shadeane Ates

Teacher Assistant

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Eric Bachmann

5th Grade Teacher

Greetings!   My name is Eric Bachmann, and I am proud to be a new 5th grade t...

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Kristen Barney

Teacher's Assistant

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Colleen Berger

PKP Teacher

My name is Colleen Berger.  I teach Prekindergarten for the PKP program at Longfel...

Sarah Bielecki

Social Worker

Swanson Billups


Jennifer Bulls

Title 1 Tutor

Elizabeth Chase-Vivas

Multilingual Teacher

Shannon Conroy

Special Education Teacher

Tanisha Cross

Teacher Assistant

Veronica Dabney

1st Grade Teacher

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Kiera Degman

Language Arts Specialist

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Mike Dolan

Physical Education Teacher

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Kaitlyn Duffy

5th Grade Teacher

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Ms. Diane Dungca

4th Grade Teacher

My name is Diane Dungca and I want to thank you for the opportunity to teach your child...

Silvia Easton

Teacher Assistant

Sara Edwards

Special Education Instructional Teacher (K-2)

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Katie Egner

Special Education Teacher (PKP)

Hi, My name is Katie Egner. I started teaching in 2011 in early childhood special educa...

Patrick Falbo

Night Custodian

Ashley Flemming

Teacher Assistant

Candice Fox-Dever

Teacher Assistant

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Judy Friesen

Music Teacher

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

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Anne Fussichen

Media Assistant

Emily Gallagher

Permanent Substitute Teacher

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Nicole Gallais

Occupational Therapist

Sparkle Gibson

Permanent Substitute

Morgan Gilbert

Lunchroom Manager

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Lindsay Golemes

3rd Grade Teacher

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Molly Graber

MTSS Interventionist

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Tricia Groben

Instructional Coach

Tricia Groben joined District 97 in 2012 after 9 years of teaching experience in second...

Mark Guerrero

1st Grade Teacher

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Canika Gulley

Social Worker

Degrees: MSW-University of Chicago;BA-University of Michigan Year Started 2002-03

Kanecka Guy

Teacher Assistant

Melinda Hammond

Teacher Assistant

Aja Harris

Teacher Assistant

Margaret Heflin

Teacher's Assistant

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Nora Heide

5th Grade Teacher

Hi There! I am so excited to meet the 2020 5th graders and their families.  Let me...

Caleisha Henyard

Certified Nursing Assistant

Felix Hernandez


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Rosa Hoak

1st Grade Teacher

I graduated from NYU with my B.S. in Elementary Education & Special Education in 20...

Mildred Hobbs

Lunchroom Staff

Alexandria Howard

Teacher Assistant

Bernard Howard


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Marion Ivey

PKP Teacher

  Marion Ivey completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Early Childhood Educatio...

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Aaron Jaramillo

FLES Teacher

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Amy Jefferson


Amy Jefferson began her role as Longfellow principal in July 2019. Prior to joining Dis...

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Erica Keto

Kindergarten Teacher

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Christine Knox

Teacher Assistant

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Sally Kramer

Behavior Specialist

Sally Kramer District Behavior Specialist LBS1, BCBA  Certified Nonviolen...

Shelly Lewis

Lunchroom Server

Ashley Lindsey

Teacher Assistant

Yolanda Manns

Student Support Specialist

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Liza Marinelarena-Lynch

World Language Spanish Teacher K-5

About me…. Bachelors in Spanish- Teacher Cert, Universidad de Salamanca-Spain...

Eduardo Martinez


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Molly Masters

2nd Grade Special Education Teacher

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Timothy McDonald

Adapted P.E. Teacher

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Lauren McKeand

Speech-Language Pathologist

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George Merriweather

4th Grade Teacher

Greetings,   About me: I am a passionate, enthusiastic, and innovative teach...

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Lisa Michels

Title 1 Tutor

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Shellie Mild-Thomas

Assistant Principal

Hello Longfellow!  I am so excited to embark upon my first year as Assistant Princ...

Cathy Morgan

Physical Therapist

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Beth Mulsoff

2nd Grade Teacher

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Scott Naber

2nd Grade Teacher

Degrees: Criminal Justice and Psychology from St. Ambrose University;Masters in Teachin...

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Allison Nelson

3rd Grade Teacher

Welcome to Longfellow!  This is my 20th year of teaching, and all of those ye...

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Margaret Nelson

Special Education Teacher

Nicole Nessler

Occupational Therapist

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Elizabeth Niewald

4th Grade Teacher

Please checkout our classroom webpage here.

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Maribel Ortiz

Teacher Assistant

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Jill Pacyna

PKP Teacher

Degrees: MA Reading BS Early Childhood Experience Prekindergarten Teacher 200...

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Joyce Parker

Teacher Assistant

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Roxane Pasquinelli

Third Grade Teacher

Hi, I am Mrs. Pasquinelli. This year is my 19th year of teaching third grade ...

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Maggie Patino

Speech Therapist

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Elisabeth Patterson

P.E. Teacher

ExpertiseAdapted Physical Education

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Arionne Perkins

Teacher Assistant

Courtney Perry

Kindergarten Teacher

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Eric Podlasek

2/3 Multiage Teacher

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Ivone Powers

Lunchroom Server

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Jennifer Raia

Art Teacher

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Shabaaz Ranney

Orchestra Teacher

David Rawske

Long-Term Substitute Teacher

Ayesha Razi

Teacher Assistant

Matthew Reckamp


Tiphany Reed

Technology Specialist

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Nickoll Richardson

Teacher's Assistant

Juan Rodriguez

4th Grade Teacher

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Jennifer Russ

2nd Grade Teacher

My name is Ms. Russ and I am excited to be your second grade teacher this year! I ...

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Alyssa Ryan

5th Grade Teacher

I am excited to introduce myself as a 5th grade teacher.  After working for many y...

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Ashley Salazar

Teacher's Assistant

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Rob Sassetti

3rd Grade Teacher

Hello! I'm Mr. Sassetti, and I teach 3rd grade here at Longfellow. I grew up i...

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Leanne Scaro

Enrichment Specialist

About Me 2022-2023 This is my 29th year teaching elementary school and my 26th&n...

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Sheila Schrems

Kindergarten Teacher

Degrees: Bachelor of Arts in Communication, Marquette University;Masters of Education i...

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Tammy Schulz

Long-Term Substitute

Julie Scianna

Teacher's Assistant

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Dominique Scott

1st Grade Teacher

Hello! I am Miss Scott. I grew up in Oak Park. In 2018 I graduated from Knox ...

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Lisa Shea

Teacher Librarian

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Jalen Slater

Teacher Assistant

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Michael Sorensen

1st Grade Teacher

After receiving my bachelors degree from Columbia College Chicago I decided to take a j...

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Stacy Sorg

5th Grade Teacher

I am excited to begin my 12th year of teaching here at Longfellow.  This will be m...

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Kottie Stebbing

Teacher's Assistant

Meghan Taino

Speech-Language Pathologist

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Hannah Tatro

Kindergarten Teacher

Hi, I'm Mrs. Tatro! I grew up in Oak Park and love teaching in this community my fa...

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Bianca Taylor

Kindergarten Teacher

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Debra Taylor

Administrative Assistant

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Arnetta Thompson

Enrichment Specialist

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Rory Utter

3rd Grade/ Co-Teacher


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Diana Valle

Teacher Assistant

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Amy Vogt

Band Teacher

Click here to go to my webpage. Expertise Band

Jacquie Wallner

Teacher Assistant

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Theresa Weigel

Kindergarten Teacher

Christine Wetzel

Universal Design for Learning Coordinator - Beye and Longfellow

Jennifer Williams

Certified Nursing Assistant

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Ryan Winchell

2nd Grade Teacher

This is my 16th year at Longfellow and my 21st year of teaching. This is my 4th ye...

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