DGS Staff Directory

Kevin Ahrens

Faculty

Nikki Alessi

Faculty

Lance Allen

Faculty

Kari Alore

Faculty

Ryan Altenburg

Faculty

Maria Alvarez

Custodian (Floater - all locations)

Ariana Anaya

Faculty

Ian Anderson

Custodian

Walter Anderson

Radio Station Supervisor

Cynthia Andino

Executive Administrative Assistant to the Director of Student Activities

Ed Arends

Student Supervisor

Robin Arlt

Administrative Assistant - Math

Sonia Atkins

Faculty

Madisen Babich

Faculty

Lori Balsamo

Health Office Executive Administrative Assistant

Justin Barnish

Faculty - Department Chair

Sabra Barowski

Paraprofessional

Tara Basar

World Languages Department Chair

Karen Beagley

Paraprofessional

Joshua Bean

Campus Security

Stephanie Beck

Faculty

Lauren Berg

Faculty

Patricia Berkes

Paraprofessional

Kate Blader

School Counselor

Kate (Gavin) Blader joined the District 99 community in 2007 and serves as a School Cou...

Kristin Bormann

Department Chair - Counseling and Student Support Services

Jade Bottoms

Nurse - Special Services

Diana Boukal

Faculty

Mark Bowser

Grounds

Kara Boyle

Faculty

Since 2005, Kara Boyle has been teaching Chemistry at South High. Ms. Boyle earned...

Robert Bozek

Faculty

Stacey Bretwisch

Job Coach

Adam Bruesch

Faculty

Amanda Bruno

Administrative Assistant - Dean's Office

Kathy Bruno

Student Supervisor

Susan Brush

Campus Security

Stephen Buhr

Social Worker

David Burton

Faculty

Therese Burton

Faculty

Allison Caffrey

Faculty

Brian Caldwell

Faculty

Maggie Camporese

Faculty

Maggie Camporese joined District 99 in 2011 and serves as a Special Services teacher at...

Kristyn Campos

Faculty

Timothy Cappelen

Faculty

Timothy Cappelen began teaching at District 99 in 2008, serving as both the Driver Educ...

James Chochole

Faculty

Timothy Christy

School Counselor

Tim Christy began his career at Downers Grove South in 2004 and serves as the school co...

Danielle Conrad

Speech Pathologist

Olga Contreras-Vidaurri

Paraprofessional - EL

Sara Courington

Associate Principal of Student Services

Lesley Cox

Faculty

Eric Cremer

Paraprofessional

Philip Culcasi

Mathematics Department Chair

Tracy Culcasi

Faculty

Joseph D'Urso

Technical Support - Level II

Omar Davis

Associate Principal

Donna Dawson

Permanent Guest Teacher

Amanda DeLay

Faculty

Jordan DeLay

Faculty

Sharon Dillon

Executive Administrative Assistant to Associate Principal of Curriculum and Instruction

Frank Ding

Network Support Supervisor

Lisa Dinicola

Administrative Assistant

Lori Dolce

Executive Administrative Assistant

Olivia Dolce

Paraprofessional

Alice Doro

Faculty

Troy Drolema

Grounds

Patrick Dufur

Faculty

Karen Eder

Science Department Chair

Karen Eder, who has been teaching in District 99 since 2005, is the South High Science ...

Travis Edwards

Student Assistance Program Coordinator

Jesse Eliasson

Maintenance

Timothy Elliott

Technical Support II

Brooke Emmens

Faculty

Jillian Erzig

Faculty

Christopher Esposito

Social Studies Department Chair

Christopher Esposito joined District 99 in 2003 and serves as the department chair for ...

William Evans

Auditorium Manager

Richard Evinger

Custodian

Patrick Fardy

Department Chair

Take a look inside Mr. Fardy's classroom in his Opening Doors video!

Robyn Fardy

Faculty

Robyn Fardy is a Social Studies teacher at Downers Grove South High School. Since her s...

Cynthia Farren

Faculty

Darlene Ficaro

Executive Administrative Assistant - Student Activities

Jennifer Fischer

Faculty

Jennifer Fischer teaches AP Chemistry and Chemistry 400 at South High. Ms. Fischer earn...

Kirk Fisher

Registrar

Timothy Flannery

Paraprofessional

Carolyn Flores

Faculty

Liam Fogarty

Paraprofessional

Thomas (Jack) Foote

Technical Support I

Josh Forst

Faculty

Nicole Forst

Faculty

Roxana Francia

Custodian

Jenny Franz

School Counselor

Beginning her career with District 99 in 2003, Jenny Franz serves as the School Counsel...

Joe Freelon

Campus Security

Brian Fudacz

Faculty

Since 2002, Brian Fudacz has been a physics teacher at South High. Mr. Fudacz earned hi...

Christopher Gales

Faculty

Chris Gales currently teaches Biology 400 and Integrated Studies Biology 300. A Class o...

George Gandara

Custodian

Nataly Garcia

Administrative Assistant

Barbara Garofalo

Paraprofessional

Barb Gentile

Paraprofessional

Jacob Giblin

Associate Principal - Curriculum & Instruction

Kelsey Gibney

Faculty

Kelsey Gibney teaches Physical Science 300 and AVID Class 10. Ms. Gibney earned her B.S...

John Gilley

Paraprofessional

Donald Glass

Custodian

Katherine Goray

Faculty

Haidee Gospodarek

Paraprofessional

Sid Habeeb

Technical Support II

Valerie Hardy

Faculty

Kerri Hayes

Faculty

Patrick Hayes

Faculty

Bryan Heap

Dean

Alison Helms

Faculty

Ashley Hernandez

Spanish Home to School Liaison

Chris Hernandez

Faculty

Robbi Hicks

Faculty

Nicole Hobus

Occupational Therapist

Samuel Honan

Paraprofessional

Derek Hoovel

Faculty

Scott Howard

Faculty

Scott D. Howard currently teaches Chemistry 300 and Research Biology. In addition to te...

Markus Indreika

Faculty

Take a look inside Mr. Indreika's classroom in his Opening Doors video!

Wesley Jewell

Executive Administrative Assistant

Alexander Jones

Executive Administrative Assistant

Edwin Jones

Campus Security

Jennifer Jordan

Faculty

Take a look inside Ms. Niendorf's classroom in her Opening Doors video!

Julie Jur

Faculty

Nadine Kahl

Faculty

Nadine Kahl teaches Biology 300, Biology 200 and Bilingual Biology 200. She earned a Ba...

Andrew J. Kaim

Faculty

Mr. Kaim earned a B.S. in Mathematics from Loyola University Chicago, an M.A. in Mathem...

Thomas Kapsa

Custodian

Alexander Karmgard

Paraprofessional

Emily Keating

Faculty

Emily Keating currently teaches Biology 300 at South High. Also, she is a member o...

Kathleen Kelly

School Psychologist

Aaron Kennedy

Faculty

Samia Khouri

Accountant

Kyle King

Faculty

Kyle King joined District 99 in 2009 and serves as a Mathematics Teacher at Downers Gro...

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Janel Klingbiel

Technical Support III

Amy Klug

School Counselor

Amy Klug is a School Counselor at Downers Grove South High School. Prior to joining Dis...

Edward Kozak

Paraprofessional

Paul Krick

Faculty

Robert Kud

Faculty

Zachary Kuhn

Faculty

Take a look inside Mr. Kuhn's classroom in his Opening Doors video!

Trisha Kurth

Faculty

Shannon Lahey

Faculty

Scott Lange

Physical, Health, & Driver Ed Department Chair

Nicole Lansu

Faculty

Sandra Largen

Faculty

Sandra Largen teaches Biology 300 and 400 at South High. Ms. Largen attended the Univer...

Beth Larson

Faculty

Paul Lichamer

Lead Campus Security Officer

Courtney Linnemeyer

Faculty

Courtney Linnemeyer is a teacher in the English Department at Downers Grove South High ...

Megan Liston

Social Worker

Christi Littell

Faculty

Lyndsie Long

Faculty

Mary Long

Faculty

Justin Loos

School Counselor

Alejandra Lopez

Custodian

Lizbeth Lopez

Faculty

Riley Love

Faculty

Sean Lovelace

Faculty

Tom Lubbers

Faculty

Daniel Maas

Faculty

Jessica Madden

Paraprofessional

Kimberly Maley

Paraprofessional

Gregory Maloney

Faculty

Richard Manganiello

Campus Security

Rebeca Manjarres

Physical Therapist

Paula Marchese

Administrative Assistant - Library

Joshua Margalus

Campus Security

Jennifer Martinez

Director of Student Activities

John May

Faculty

Joyce McElroy

Faculty

Tessa McGuire

Paraprofessional

Brandon McSheffery

Paraprofessional

Pablo Medina

Faculty

Kathleen Meeks

Faculty

Aricela Mendez

Social Worker

Isabelle Menke

Instructional Coordinator

Michelle Meuer

Faculty

Troy Michalek

Faculty

Take a look inside Mr. Michalek's classroom in his Opening Doors video!

Dana Mikenas

EL Paraprofessional

Zachary Miller

Faculty

Mark Molinari

Faculty

Cynthia Montero

Faculty

Take a look inside Ms. Montero's classroom in her Opening Doors video!

Sarah Moreno

Faculty

Amy Murphy

Faculty

Brandon Murphy

Associate Principal for Athletics

Laura Murphy

Faculty

Chester Naleway

Assistant Supervisor of Buildings & Grounds

Kelly Niemann

Faculty

Adrienne Nolan

School Counselor

Katherine O'Truk

Faculty

Take a look inside Ms. O'Truk's classroom in her Opening Doors video!

Lisa Olson

Faculty

Alyssa Orel

Faculty

Darren Orel

Faculty

GeriAnn Ortega

Paraprofessional

Abraham Ortiz Sanchez

EL Paraprofessional

Jocelyn Painter

Faculty

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Kara Painter

Faculty

Kimberly Pakowski

Department Chair

Brandy Palmerin

Faculty

Scott Parker

Faculty

Scott Parker teaches Project Lead the Way: Principles of Biomedical Science. In additio...

Trevor Parker

Faculty

Laura Paynic

Secretary

Kimberly Pazdan

Faculty

Ricardo Pedroza

Instructional Aide Specialist - Accompanist

Elizabeth Peesel

Social Worker

Linda Petersen

Executive Administrative Assistant - College and Career

Heather Peterson

Paraprofessional

Motti Pikelny

Faculty

Take a look inside Mr. Pikelny's classroom in his Opening Doors video with Ms. Flores!

Liana Ploski

Faculty

Terry Pollard

Paraprofessional

Sage Preston

Faculty

Nicole Proimos

Faculty

Matthew Quatman

Faculty

Paula Rada

Interventionist

Stephanie Radeke

Paraprofessional

Ivan Rainey

Custodian - Floater

Katherine Ranallo

Paraprofessional

Cory Rasho

School Counselor

Joseph Rataj

Custodian

Colleen Reagan

Faculty

Michael Reyes

Supervisor of Buildings & Grounds

Ryan Reyes

Faculty

Quinn Richter

Custodian

Danielle Riegler

Speech Pathologist

Beth Riordan

Executive Administrative Assistant to the Associate Principal for Operations and Technology

Joanne Riordan

Administrative Assistant

Christopher Rios

Faculty

Take a look inside a classroom with Mr. Rios in his Opening Doors video with Ms. Mazzol...

Blazo Ristov

Custodian

Catherine Robinson

School Psychologist

Catherine Robinson is a School Psychologist for Downers Grove South High School. Rob...

Lavon Robinson

School Counselor

Laura Rodey

Faculty

Kelly Roe

Bookstore Manager

Mary Roe

Administrative Assistant - PE, Health, Driver Ed, Career & Technical Education

Kevin Rogers

Campus Security

Tiffany Rojszyk

School Counselor

Tiffany Rubin

Faculty

Michelle Sachtleben

Faculty

Michelle Sachtleben currently teaches Chemistry 300. Previously, she has taught Chemist...

Tracey Salvatore

School Social Worker

Tracey Salvatore serves as a social worker for last names Gru-Leo at Downers Grove Sout...

Luis Santiago

Custodian

Antonela Scumaci

Duplicating Room - Administrative Assistant

Tracy Sebastian

English & Communications Department Chair

Sean Senf

Faculty

Sean Senf teaches Chemistry and Physics at South High. In addition to teaching. Mr...

Marybeth Senser

Faculty

Marybeth Senser teaches Physics 300 at South High. Also, Ms. Senser is a facilitator in...

Brian Singer

Paraprofessional

Kathleen Skinner

Faculty

Take a look inside Ms. Skinner's AVID classroom in her Opening Doors video with Ms....

Darryl Smith

Maintenance

Derrick Smith

Campus Security

Drew Sobczak

Faculty

Drew Sobczak has taught Physical Science 300, Physics 300, Physics 400, and AP Physics ...

Karen Spencer

Administrative Assistant

Antonia Stamatoukos

Social Worker

Antonia Stamatoukos serves as the Student Assistance Program Coordinator at Downers Gro...

Tyler Stoklosa

Permanent Guest Teacher

Amy Stoops

Faculty

Amy Stoops is a Literacy Coach and Reading Specialist in the English and Communications...

Clarence Sutton

Custodian

Jessica Syring

Faculty

Take a look inside Ms. Syring's classroom in her Opening Doors video with Ms. Lands...

Bryan Szweda

Faculty

Nade Tambik

Paraprofessional

Kathleen Tannhauser

Administrative Assistant

Luisa Tavira

Administrative assistant

Janet Taylor

Faculty

Karen Taylor

Associate Principal for Staff & Students

Nicholas Teetsov

School Counselor

Nathan Terry

Faculty

Nathan Terry serves as the Physical Education and Driver Education teacher at Downers G...

Zaneta Thames

Administrative Assistant

Christine Tomanovich

Faculty

Christy Tomanovich teaches Biology 200 and APES. In addition to teaching, Mrs. Tomanovi...

Kimberly Tomera

Executive Administrative Assistant - IT

Kristina Toth

Student Success Coordinator

Kristina Toth (Conrad) began her career with District 99 in 2012 and has served a varie...

Amanda Tragarz

Faculty

Jamie Trent

Faculty

Mack Trent

Faculty

Alessandra Trosclair

Faculty

Alessandra Trosclair teaches Physical Science 300 and Chemistry 300 at South High, and ...

Kathleen Troyer

Faculty

Since 2012, Kathleen Troyer has been teaching Science at South High. Ms. Troyer earned ...

Lori Vanek

Faculty

Milanka Vasilic

Faculty

Kanagavel Vetri

School Counselor

Negin Voss

Faculty

Amy Walsh

Paraprofessional

Nicole Walus

PATH Coordinator

Ruth White

Faculty

Richard Wild

Paraprofessional

Mary Wiley

Paraprofessional

Julie Witt-Vanorny

Administrative Assistant - CSSS

Brett Wolf

Faculty

B.S. in Special EducationStarted: 2015

Jennifer Wolf

Faculty

Jennifer Wolf teaches AP Biology, Biology 300, and is the AVID Site Coordinator at Sout...

Lisa Woodman

Paraprofessional

James Workman

Faculty

James Workman currently teaches Anatomy & Physiology and Chemistry 400 and recently...

Stephanie Worobey

Pool Manager

Samantha Zea

Executive Administrative Assistant - Substitute Coordinator

Stephen Zownorega

Faculty

Stephen Zownorega teaches Physics 400 and AP Physics C: Mechanics and E&M. In addit...

Ronald Zychowski

School Psychologist