Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment

Dr. Katharine Olson, Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Instructions, and Assessments
Katharine Olson, Ed.D.
Asst. Supt. for Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment
(847) 498-2610, ext. 5115
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The Office of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment oversees the following:

  • Reading, Language Arts, Math, Science and Social Studies core curricula.
  • Foreign Language, Art, Music, P.E., Technology, and Health programs.
  • Large-scale assessments, including IAR, Terra Nova and STAR.
  • Instructional Technology.
  • Response to Intervention.
  • School Improvement Plans.
  • Professional Development.


Elizabeth Stauffer
K-8 Literacy Coordinator/Coach
(847) 498-4970, ext. 4459
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Valerie Morton
6-8 Reading/L.A. Coordinator
(847) 498-2610, ext. 5134
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Roshani Patel
Math/Science Coordinator
(847) 498-4970, ext. 4460
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Michelle Adams
Instructional Technology Coordinator
(847) 272-1900, ext. 5625
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Corine Long
Instructional Technology Coordinator
(847) 272-1900, ext. 5619
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Department Staff

Karen Cortezano
Data Management and Aquisitions Specialist
(847) 498-2610, ext. 5120
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