Teaching and Learning

The Teaching and Learning department supports all learners' acquisition of knowledge and skills to be continuous learners and responsible, caring citizens within our global community.

Zion Elementary District 6 is committed to develop systems that foster and sustain continuous learning. These systems include:
  • Curriculum which provides students with real-world, relevant connections.

  • Professional development that focuses upon content instruction and effective instructional practices and assessments.

  • Intensive instruction to support diverse learners through English Learners, Bilingual Spanish Instruction, Reading and Math intervention support, Special Education programming options, Alternative Learning Environments, After School programming and Summer School.

  • District and school improvement processes to support continuous improvement.

RESOURCES

eLearning (Remote Learning) Plan [eng]
Remote learning days in replacement for an emergency non-attendance day

BRIDGES (Remote Individualized Education System) [eng]
for students with qualifying health needs 

Meet Our Team

Donelle Staples Headshot

Donelle Staples
Director of Teaching and Learning
[email protected]
847-379-0111


Not Pictured
  Dr. Tara Thomas Headshot
Dr. Elizabeth Gibbs
Curriculum Coordinator
  Dr. Tara Thomas
Academic Enrichment Coordinator

 [email protected]
847-379-0127

  [email protected]
847-379-0077

   
Lisa Melody Headshot
   Jennifer Sajovec Headshot
Lisa Melody
Programming and Assessment Coordinator
   Jennifer Sajovec
Teaching and Learning Coordinator
[email protected] 
847-379-0126
  [email protected]
847-379-0090
  
     
Not Pictured Kim Hall Headshot
Kerri Gilbert
Instructional Program Coordinator
  Kim Hall
Teaching and Learning
Department Support
[email protected]
847-379-0118

  [email protected]
847-379-0118

     
 Kamara Thaxter
Instructional Coach PK - Kindergarten
  Pam
Kirkman-Bey
Instructional Coach 3 - 5
 [email protected]
847-379-0049

  [email protected]
847-246-0743
     
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