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

Donelle Staples

Director of Teaching and Learning
dstaples@zion6.org
847-379-0111


 
Tara Thomas
Talented &  
Gifted Teaching and Learning Coordinator
  Alex Meza
Fine Arts
Facilitator

jthomas@zion6.org 
847-379-0077

  ameza@zion6.org
847-379-0071


 

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Jennifer Sajovec
Teaching and Learning
Coordinator Grades 6-8

  Lisa Melody
Teaching and Learning Coordinator PreK-2
jsajovec@zion6.org
847-379-0090
 
  lmelody@zion6.org
     

   
Kim Hall
Teaching and Learning
Department Support
 
   
     
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