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.

Meet Our Team
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Donelle Staples
District Project
Manager
  Lauren Kemnitz
Teaching and Learning
Facilitator

dstaples@zion6.org
847-379-0111

  lkemnitz@zion6.org
847-379-0090


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Alex Meza
Fine Arts
Facilitator
Jennifer Ballard
Teaching and Learning
Administrative Assistant
ameza@zion6.org
847-379-0071
  jballard@zion6.org
847-379-0139  
     
     
Tara Thomas
Talented and Gifted
Facilitator
   
jthomas@zion6.org    
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