Educational Services

The Educational Services Department is dedicated to providing support and services to students, families, faculty, and staff. The department focuses on developing a curriculum that will maximize student learning, providing high quality staff development to all teachers and paraprofessionals, and offering high-quality services that support the emotional and academic well-being of every student. 

A student’s parent/guardian may request a transfer for their child to a District school other than the one assigned. Please review the process, procedures and application below.

intra-district transfer procedures

intra- district transfer application

Scott Shepard
Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services
Phone: (815) 455-8500 ext. 1012

Kim Dahlem 
Director of Student Services
Phone: (815) 455-8500 ext. 1011

Matt Timmerman
Director of Curriculum and Assessment
Phone: (815) 455-8500 ext. 1043

Marti Schak
Application and Services Coordinator-Skyward
Phone: (815) 455-8500 ext. 1027

  • Skyward assistance 
  • Email, new-user set-up/password change

Kim DeFalco
Administrative Assistant- Educational Services
Phone: (815) 455-8500 ext. 1012

  • Educational Services support
  • Intra-district transfer procedures