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  • Community Consolidated School District 15

    District Office/Educational Service Center

    Joseph M. Kiszka Educational Service Center (click for more)
    580 N. 1st Bank Drive, Palatine IL 60067-8110
    Phone: 847-963-3000

    Board of Education (click for more)

    Lisa Beth Szczupaj, President
    Frank J. Annerino, Vice President
    Samantha Bray Ader, Secretary
    Wenda Hunt
    Zubair Khan
    James Taylor
    Anthony Wang

    Our Departments

    Superintendent's Office  (click for more)

    Laurie Heinz, Ed.D., Superintendent of Schools
    847-963-3205 • Fax: 847-963-3200

    • Responsible for administering and supervising all district activities to achieve the goals established by the Board of Education
    • Oversees Business and Auxiliary Services
    • Oversees Instructional and Special Services
    • Oversees Personnel and Human Services
    • Oversees Administrative Services

    Administrative Services  (click for more)

    Claire Kowalczyk, Ed.D., Deputy Superintendent of Schools
    847-963-3202 • Fax: 847-963-3200

    • Complaint manager
    • Student assignment
    • District boundaries
    • Student attendance
    • District crisis and emergency management
    • Homeless liaison
    • Oversees Technology Services
    • Oversees Transportation

    Business & Auxiliary Services  (click for more)

    Diana McCluskey, Chief School Business Official
    847-963-3032 • Fax: 847-963-3164

    Joshua Schoot, Director of Fiscal Services
    847-963-3033 • Fax: 847-963-3164

    • Financial operation of the district
    • General business and support functions
    • Fiscal planning
    • Budgeting
    • Accounting activities for the receipt & expenditure of funds
    • Banking and expenditures
    • General and workers compensation insurance
    • Purchase of supplies, materials, or services
    • Oversees School Nutrition Services
    • Oversees Internal Services
    • Oversees Central Distribution functions

    Communications Department  (click for more)

    Rebecca Latham, Chief Communications Officer
    847-963-3204 • Fax: 847-963-3200

    • Contact for all media questions and requests
    • Coordinate all district publications
    • Promote goodwill through news releases, presentations, speeches, etc.
    • Website and staff web
    • Mass communications
    • Oversees Reprographics Department

    Educational Services (click for more)

    Thomas Edgar, Ph.D., Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services

    Tim Woomert, Manager, Data Services

    • Supporting the District's Strategic Planning Process
    • Overseeing the District's Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS)
    • Assisting schools implement the school improvement process
    • Coordinating State and District assessments
    • Develop tools to assist schools with assessment information
    • Managing the Academically Talented and Gifted Program
    • Student information and demographics, enrollment and registration
    • Grading, scheduling, and attendance configuration and reporting
    • Data warehouseing

    Facilities & Operations  (click for more)

    James Kaplanes, Director
    847-963-3950 • Fax: 847-963-3985

    Health Services  (click for more)

    Karen Flor, Health Services Coordinator
    847-963-3151 • Fax: 847-963-3145

    • Allergy Awareness
    • Care of Illness & Injury
    • Communicable Disease Management
    • Health & Wellness
    • Medication Administration & Policy
    • Required Health Exams and Immunization Recording

    Human Resources  (click for more)

    Lisa Nuss, Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources
    847-963-3013 • Fax: 847-963-3162

    Philip Georgia, Ed.D., Director of Human Resources-Certified Staff
    847-963-3015 • Fax: 847-963-3162

    Lori Thum, Director of Human Resources-Classified Staff
    847-963-3020 0149 Fax: 847-963-3162

    • Recruiting, screening, and hiring all district employees
    • Employee orientation
    • Benefits administration
    • Employee recognition
    • Teacher certification
    • Employee evaluation
    • Board of Education policies
    • Negotiation of collective bargaining agreements
    • Official school calendar
    • Workers' compensation
    • Unemployment compensation
    • Substitute teachers
    • Staff development for classified employees

    Multilingual Programs  (click for more)

    Renee Urbanski, Assistant Superintendent of Multilingual Programs

    • Meeting the needs of students whose native language is other than English
    • Accelerating English language literacy while valuing each child's social and cultural knowledge
    • Assessments
    • Bilingual Parent Advisory Committee (B-PAC)
    • English Language Learner Program
    • Junior High Foreign Language Program
    • Transitional Bilingual Education (TBE)
    • Transitional Program of Instruction (TPI)

    School Nutrition Services  (click for more)

    Kristin Voigts, S.N.S., Director of School Nutrition Services
    847-963-3929 • Fax: 847-963-3925

    • Breakfast program offered at many schools
    • Lunch programs offered at all 20 schools
    • Central kitchen
    • Menus, a la carte
    • Free and reduced-price meals
    • Pay fees online

    Student Services  (click for more)

    Ann Scully, Assistant Superintendent of Student Services
    847-963-3149 • Fax: 847-963-3145

    • Special education programs and services for disabled children
    • School health services for disabled children
    • Enrollment procedures
    • Equal education
    • Student absences/excusing children
    • Expected student behavior and discipline
    • Student fees
    • Student records

    Teaching & Learning  (click for more)

    Meg Schnoor, Ed.D., Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning
    847-963-3101 • Fax: 847-963-3119

    • Development, implementation, instructional techology support, and assessment of instructional program
    • Provide support to schools through service to buildings
    • Curriculum development
    • Instructional material development and adoptions
    • Instructional strategies
    • Staff development
    • Student support services
    • Specialized programs (second-language programs, Title I reading services, etc.)
    • Special education programs

    Technology Services  (click for more)

    Dave Kuechenberg, Manager of Technology Services
    847-963-3225 • Fax: 847-963-3235

    • Network use agreements
    • Technology standards for students

    Transportation Services  (click for more)

    Tom Bramley, Director of Transportation Operations
    847-963-3905 • Fax: 847-963-3906

    • Bus transportation for students
    • District-owned fleet
    • Bus/Student safety