Student Services

The Student Services Department works with students, parents, and staff to address the academic, college and career, and social/emotional needs of our students. Below is a list of Student Services staff members and their general responsibilities:

Assistant Principal for Student Services

Steve Granat (Ext. 8206);

  • Supervises the Student Services Department

Registrar: Tracy Griffin (Ext. 8251);

Student Services Secretary: Cari Mrofka (Ext. 8207);

Office Fax: 708-532-4332


Wendy Podbielniak (Ext. 8212);

Brian Gibbons (Ext. 8213);

  • Monitor student attendance

  • Address disciplinary situations

  • Promote an orderly, safe, and secure learning environment

Attendance Secretary: Cathy Hendrickson (Ext. 8209);

Discipline Secretary: Sewillar (Candy) Williams (Ext. 8208);


Kelly D'Ercole (Seniors: A - FE, Underclassmen: A - EL) (Ext. 8214);

Cheri Walsh (Seniors: FI - LE, Underclassmen: EN - K) (Ext. 8217);

Anitrese Wilks (Seniors: LI - RO, Underclassmen: L - Q) (Ext. 8216);

Dori Neven (Seniors: RU - Z, Underclassmen: R - Z) (Ext. 8215);

Shannon Gormley - Student Success Coordinator (Ext. 8226);

  • Provide guidance on academics, college & career, social/emotional and personal issues

  • Create and maintain student schedules

  • Communicate with parents on student progress

Student Services Project Manager

  • Coordinates special projects for the Student Services Department

  • Manages data collection for Student Services programs

  • Arranges for career speakers/college visits

Social Workers

Jennifer Gleason (Ext. 8210);

Keith Huhn (Ext. 8236);

  • Provide individual and group counseling to identified students

  • Consult with parents on available community resources

  • Supports students, parents and staff with behavior management techniques


Colleen Konecki (Ext. 8211);

  • Responds to student illnesses and injuries

  • Administers student in-school medications

  • Reviews student immunization records

Special Education Coordinator

Kelly Eastman (Ext. 8245);

  • Supervises the Special Education Department

  • Facilitates all testing associated with special education eligibility

Special Education Secretary: Janet McGrath (Ext. 8234);

Service Facilitator

(Ext. 5491)

  • Maintains student accommodation information

  • Holds transition conferences with senior students

  • Facilitates all standardized testing


Kristie Estrada (Ext. 8235);

  • Coordinates programming for special education students

  • Screens and assesses possible candidates for special education

  • Obtains and maintains special education records

Speech Language Pathologist

Jessica Bogacz (Ext. 8225);

  • Provides students with speech and language support

  • Provides teachers with speech and language strategies