CONTACT CCSD21

999 West Dundee Road
Wheeling, Illinois 60090

Phone: 847-537-8270

Superintendent: Dr. Michael Connolly

School Board & Administration


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CCSD21 is a school district comprised of 13 schools across 6 different communities in the northwest suburbs of Chicago.

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BECOME A MEMBER OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT 21 TEAM

School District 21 prides itself on its Professional Learning Community and its rich tradition of professional collaboration, high levels of professional development, and family-like atmosphere. If you see the opportunity to work with colleagues in making a difference in the lives of students and families in a truly diverse setting, School District 21 seeks your application.

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Recognizing Distinction

Dr. Hyland and the Board of Education would like to publicly acknowledge the hard work and efforts of educational support personnel through Recognizing Distinction. In addition to any building recognition, support staff are recognized annually at Board of Education meetings.

Educational support personnel are recognized for demonstrating and advancing School District 21 values and the characteristics of a Professional Learning Community. These characteristics include:

  • Embracing the School District 21 Collective Commitments for Support Staff
  • Creating a helpful and positive environment.
  • Responding appropriately to all stakeholders.
  • Being open-minded.
  • Developing positive relationships and communicating effectively.
  • Modeling pride and support of the school and district.
  • Embracing the notion of Continual Improvement
  • Working Collaboratively with Others
  • Modeling Lifelong Learning

 

Recognizing Distinction Honorees

2017-2018 Honorees
T. J. Jandura, Head Custodian
London Middle School

Kevin Markiewicz, Head Custodian
Frost Elementary School

Scott Ouimette, Head Custodian
Kilmer Elementary School

Sue Werneske, Information Systems Specialist
Gill Administration Center

2016-2017 Honorees
Franca Cirrincione and Teresa Keane, Secretaries
Cooper Middle School

Anne Krzoska, Registered Nurse
Riley Elementary School

Steve Hixson, Head Custodian
Hawthorne Early Childhood School

Char Lemke, Purchasing Coordinator
Gill Administration Center

 

2015-2016 Honorees
Terri Fergus, Executive Assistant
Gill Administration Center

Janet Jordan, LMC Assistant
Holmes Middle School

Amy Kipley, Secretary
Tarkington Elementary School

Cynthia Pitti, Secretary
Marissa Rdzok, Health Assistant
Longfellow Elementary School

 

2014-2015 Honorees
Jan Connick, Human Resources
Gill Administration Center

Gloria Jones, Secretary
Poe Elementary School

 

2013-2014 Honorees
Elena María Martinez, Teacher Assistant
Tarkington Elementary School

Scott Ouimette, Head Custodian
Kilmer Elementary School

Ce Parenti, Secretary
Riley Elementary School

Maintenance Team
Clay Cooper
Mark Erickson
Dave Estep
Bill Knapstein
Scott Ludwig
Jeff Mnichowicz
Scott Nesbitt
Michael Phillips
Héctor Picazo
Steve Rowan
Allen Rowe
Héctor Velásquez
Gill Administration Center

 

2012-2013 Honorees
Sandy Pietrzak, Health Assistant
Tarkington Elementary School

Patty Thompson, Administrative Assistant
Gill Administration Center

Laura Wendell, Health Assistant
Cooper Middle School

Debbie Willing, LMC/TC Secretary
Hawthorne Early Childhood School

 

2011-2012 Honorees
Joyce Gerken, Secretary
London Middle School

Carmina Martinez, Secretary
Aida Vazquez, Health Assistant
Frost Elementary School

Amy Stone, Health Assistant
Poe Elementary School

 

2010-2011 Honorees
Alfonso Lopez, Head Custodian
Frost Elementary School

Sam Pacheco, Head Custodian
Cooper Middle School

Debbie Skou, LMC Assistant
Riley Elementary School

 

2009-2010 Honorees
Peg Antognoli, LMC Assistant
Tarkington Elementary School

Lori Clausen, Secretary
Kilmer Elementary School

Alex Garibay, Head Custodian
Whitman Elementary School

 

2008-2009 Honorees
Ellen Anderson, Secretary
Holmes Middle School

Barb Koelper, Secretary
Longfellow Elementary School

Jorge Olague, Head Custodian
Field Elementary School