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Special Education Department

The Grayslake Central Special Education Department specializes in creating educational experiences that are individualized for each student.  We provide support for students in the least restrictive environment utilizing various instructional delivery models and related services.  Through these services, students will gain access to GCHS’s rigorous curriculum, become powerful self-advocates, and ultimately, build a vision for their future.

Douglas Schiller
Department Chair
847-986-3300 x5596

Special Education Department Staff

Coleen Barbanera

Special Education

Kathleen Beaton

Special Education

Matt Benoit


Robert Boness

Special Education

Stacey Chojnacki

Special Education

Arian Colton

Special Education/English, Varsity Girl's Volleyball Coach

Bryan Dovichi

Special Education

Ashley Edwards

Special Education

Jon Ellis

Special Education

Dan Erlenbaugh

Special Education

Jackie Maravola

Special Education

Katherine Nelson

School Psychologist

Leslie Nelson

Special Education

Mindy Newman

Special Education/Numeracy Interventionist

Svetlana Pantelic

Special Education

Steve Reitman

Special Education

Beth Remedi

Transition Coordinator

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Kristen Salmons

Special Education

Nella Sanders

Special Education

Doug Schiller

Special Education Department Chair

Bonnie Shorr

Special Education Paraprofessional

Lindsay Siegal


Shari Snavely

Special Education

Aaron Snyder

Special Education

Laura Widenhoefer

Special Education Paraprofessional

Connect with Grayslake Central

Grayslake Central
400 North Lake Street
Grayslake, IL 60030

(847) 986-3300

Upcoming Events

First Day for Girls Basketball

Nov 1, 2021

All Day Event

Late Start Schedule

Nov 3, 2021 9:15 AM - 3:23 PM

Winter Sports Parent Meeting

Nov 4, 2021 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

From the Blog

Principal's Blog

August 30, 2019

August 30, 2019 I hope that the start of school has been great for your student. We ...