District 47 Special Education Programs

  • District 47 offers a variety of specialized programming to meet the diverse needs of students. These programs are housed at various schools and are overseen by a special education administrator. See below for a complete directory. For information about each special education program, see the links at right.  

Special Education Program Directory

Program School Contact Email
Adjusted Learning (grades K-5) Glacier Ridge Elementary School Kristin Schmidt kschmidt@d47.org
Adjusted Learning (grades 6-8) Bernotas Middle School Kristin Schmidt kschmidt@d47.org
ASPIRE, Jr. and blended, self-contained special education programs Wehde Early Childhood Center Tony Brooks abrooks@d47.org
ASPIRE (grades K-5) South Elementary School Wendy Chiswick wchiswick@d47.org
ASPIRE (grades 6-8) Lundahl Middle School Wendy Chiswick wchiswick@d47.org
Bilingual Cross-Categorical Classroom (grades K-3) North Elementary School Wendy Chiswick wchiswick@d47.org
Communications Development Program (CDP) (grades 1-5) Woods Creek Elementary School Cynthia Leli caleli@d47.org
Communications Development Program (CDP) (grades 6-8) Bernotas Middle School Kristin Schmidt kschmidt@d47.org
Cross-Categorical Program (grades 1-5) Indian Prairie Elementary School Cynthia Leli caleli@d47.org
Cross-Categorical Program (grades 6-8) Bernotas Middle School Kristin Schmidt kschmidt@d47.org
OASIS (grades K-5) Glacier Ridge Elementary School Kristin Schmidt kschmidt@d47.org
OASIS (grades 6-8) Hannah Beardsley Middle School Kristin Schmidt kschmidt@d47.org
Transitional Kindergarten South Elementary School Wendy Chiswick wchiswick@d47.org
Transitional Kindergarten West Elementary School Wendy Chiswick wchiswick@d47.org