• An effective education is tied to the purpose of learning related to life enrichment, as well as future life goals and educational attainment. In addition to specialized instruction, the Department of Student Services encompasses a variety of supports to promote effective academic achievement. Educational/career planning (counselor services), related services (social work services, psychological services, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-language support), and health services are all encompassed within the department.

    The department is led by the associate superintendent of student and business services and a director of student services.

    The responsibilities of the Department of Student Services includes: 

    • College & Career Development
    • Early Childhood Education
    • Health Services
    • Parent Education
    • Special Education
    • Student Discipline
    • Social Emotional Learning
  • Department Staff


    Melinda Lasky, LSW
    Director of Student Services
    630-553-4382 Ext. 6428

    Emma McGuire
    Assistant Director of Student Services
    Ext. 4078

    Sarah Gorges
    Administrative Assistant
    630-553-4382 Ext. 6390

    Victoria Egizio
    Elementary Student Services Coordinator for ACES, BGS, GRES, YGS
    Ext. 4310

    Jennifer Rutkas
    Elementary Student Services Coordinator for BBES, CCGS, ECC, YIS
    Ext. 4706