DGS Staff Directory

Kevin Ahrens

Faculty

Nikki Alessi

Faculty

Lance Allen

Faculty

Kari Alore

Faculty

Ryan Altenburg

Faculty

Ariana Anaya

Faculty

Ian Anderson

Custodian

Cynthia Andino

Executive Administrative Assistant to the Director of Student Activities

Ed Arends

Student Supervisor

Robin Arlt

Administrative Assistant - Math

Jennifer Armour

Paraprofessional

Cynthia Arnold

Paraprofessional

Sonia Atkins

Faculty

Madisen Babich

Faculty

Sabra Barowski

Paraprofessional

Tara Basar

World Languages Department Chair

Joshua Bean

Campus Security

Diana Benoist

School Counselor

Ms. Benoist has been at DGS since 2001, working first as an English teacher for 12 year...

Lauren Berg

Faculty

Patricia Berkes

Paraprofessional

Kate Blader

Faculty

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

Teriauna Bland

Psychologist

Michelle Bodi

Faculty

Kristin Bormann

Department Chair

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

Adam Bruesch

Faculty

Amanda Bruno

Administrative Assistant - Dean's Office

Kathy Bruno

Student Supervisor

Susan Brush

Campus Security

Norma Budzinski

Administrative Assistant - World Languages

Stephen Buhr

Social Worker

Terese Burk

Interventionist

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...

Barbara Cassidy

Faculty

Barbara Cassidy teaches in the English Department at Downers Grove South High Scho...

Dawn Ceren

Administrative Assistant to Associate Principal of Student Services

James Chochole

Faculty

Timothy Christy

Faculty

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

Danielle Conrad

Speech Pathologist

Sara Courington

Associate Principal of Student Services

Lesley Cox

Faculty

Tracy Culcasi

Faculty

Jill D'Urso

Administrative Assistant - Nurse's Office

Joseph D'Urso

Technical Support - Level I

Omar Davis

Associate Principal

Theresa Dees

Executive Administrative Assistant to the Principal

Ryan DelaCruz

Faculty

Amanda DeLay

Faculty

Jordan DeLay

Faculty

Lauren Dergance

Data Processor

Sharon Dillon

Executive Administrative Assistant to Associate Principal of Curriculum and Instruction

Frank Ding

Network Support Supervisor

Lori Dolce

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 ...

Jesse Eliasson

Maintenance

Timothy Elliott

Technical Support II

Brooke Emmens

Faculty

Ross Enyart

Physical Therapist

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

Administrative Assistant - Dean's Office

Jennifer Fischer

Faculty

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

Kirk Fisher

Registrar

Carolyn Flores

Faculty

Thomas (Jack) Foote

Reading Paraprofessional

Josh Forst

Faculty

Nicole Forst

Faculty

Jenny Franz

Faculty

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

Alice Freelon

Campus Security

Joe Freelon

Campus Security

Thomas Freyer

Associate Principal - Athletics

Brian Fudacz

Faculty

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

Elizabeth Galati

Social Worker

Christopher Gales

Faculty

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

George Gandara

Custodian

Barbara Garofalo

Paraprofessional

Barb Gentile

Paraprofessional

DeAngelo Gerald

School Social Worker

Jacob Giblin

Mathematics Department Chair

Kelsey Gibney

Faculty

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

John Gilley

Paraprofessional

Katherine Goray

Faculty

Luke Gosewisch

Paraprofessional

Haidee Gospodarek

Paraprofessional

Sandra Greco

Paraprofessional

Sid Habeeb

Technical Support II

Valerie Hardy

Faculty

Georgia Hash

Associate Principal

Georgia Hash serves as the Associate Principal for Curriculum and Instruction at Downer...

Kerri Hayes

Faculty

Patrick Hayes

Faculty

Bryan Heap

Dean

Alison Helms

Faculty

Rebecca Herman

Paraprofessional

Chris Hernandez

Faculty

Robbi Hicks

Faculty

Nicole Hobus

Occupational Therapist

Derek Hoovel

Faculty

Scott Howard

Faculty

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

Robert Hubbard

Paraprofessional

Markus Indreika

Faculty

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

Wesley Jewell

Paraprofessional

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...

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 II

Amy Klug

Faculty

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

Ann Lichaj

Executive Administrative Assistant - College & Career Center

Paul Lichamer

Lead Campus Security Officer

Timm Linders

Faculty

Courtney Linnemeyer

Faculty

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

Megan Liston

Social Worker

Christi Littell

Faculty

Brian Long

Faculty

Lyndsie Long

Faculty

Mary Long

Faculty

Justin Loos

Faculty

Alejandra Lopez

Custodian

Lizbeth Lopez

Faculty

Riley Love

Faculty

Sean Lovelace

Faculty

Jerry Lowrey

Fine Arts Department Chair

Tom Lubbers

Faculty

Daniel Maas

Faculty

Feras Majeed

Faculty

Gregory Maloney

Faculty

Richard Manganiello

Campus Security

Paula Marchese

Administrative Assistant - Library

Joshua Margalus

Campus Security

Jennifer Martinez

Director of Student Activities

John May

Faculty

James MCAuliffe

Paraprofessional

Joyce McElroy

Faculty

Tessa McGuire

Paraprofessional

Brandon McSheffery

Paraprofessional

Pablo Medina

Faculty

Kathleen Meeks

Faculty

Isabelle Menke

Instructional Coordinator

Matt Mensik

Technical Support - Level III

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

Monica Muciaccia

Faculty

Monica Muciaccia joined District 99 in 2013 and serves as a School Psychologist fo...

Amy Murphy

Faculty

Laura Murphy

Faculty

Chester Naleway

Assistant Supervisor of Buildings & Grounds

Anthony Nevrly

Faculty

Kelly Niemann

Faculty

Adrienne Nolan

Faculty

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

Abraham Ortiz Sanchez

EL Paraprofessional

Nancy Owens

Paraprofessional

Dale Pacourek

Faculty

Dale Pacourek serves a Special Services teacher at Downers Grove South High School. In ...

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

Linda Petersen

Administrative Assistant

Heather Peterson

Paraprofessional

Brian Petring

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

Nicole Proimos

Faculty

Matthew Quatman

Faculty

Stephanie Radeke

Paraprofessional

Ivan Rainey

Custodian - Floater

Katherine Ranallo

Paraprofessional

Cory Rasho

Faculty

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

Carri Riordan

Administrative Assistant - Counseling & Student Support Services

Christopher Rios

Faculty

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

Blazo Ristov

Custodian

Melisa Roberts

Social Worker

Catherine Robinson

Faculty

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

Lavon Robinson

Faculty

Laura Rodey

Faculty

Kelly Roe

Bookstore Manager

Mary Roe

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

Kevin Rogers

Campus Security

Tiffany Rojszyk

Faculty

Tiffany Rubin

Faculty

Michelle Sachtleben

Faculty

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

Tracey Salvatore

Faculty

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

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...

Jacqueline Serafin

Paraprofessional

Mitzy Serrano

Paraprofessional

Laurie Sias

Paraprofessional

Joseph Sikes

ISI Supervisor

Kathleen Skinner

Faculty

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

William Skoubis

Faculty

Derrick Smith

Campus Security

Drew Sobczak

Faculty

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

Hector Solis

Spanish Speaking Liaison

Antonia Stamatoukos

Student Assistance Coordinator

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

Tyler Sterling

ISI Coordinator

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

Luisa Tavira

Administrative assistant

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

Asia Tillmon

Paraprofessional

Kimberly Tobin

Faculty

Kim Tobin came to Downers Grove South in 2014 and serves as a teacher in the World Lang...

Christine Tomanovich

Faculty

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

Kimberly Tomera

Executive Administrative Assistant - IT

Robert Topor

Faculty

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

Faculty

Negin Voss

Faculty

Alyssa Vrdoljak

Faculty

Alyssa Vrdoljak teaches Biology 400, Biology300 and Project Lead The Way: Human Body Sy...

Amy Walsh

Paraprofessional

Ruth White

Faculty

Julie Witt-Vanorny

Administrative Assistant - CSSS

Lisa Wivinis

Executive Administrative Assistant - Athletics

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

Administrative Assistant

Amanda Zall

Faculty

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...