About Special Services

Welcome

  • Welcome to Fremont School District Student Services Department web pages. The Student Services Department staff includes Director, Maureen Tedor, Administrative Assistant, Deb Steagall, special education teachers, psychologists, social workers, speech/language pathologists, occupational therapists, and araprofessionals. We work collaboratively with other administrators, staff and parents to fulfill The mission of Fremont School District – “to provide a quality education that prepares today’s child for tomorrow’s world”.

    The Student Services Department, along with building administrators and staff, is responsible for identifying students, ages 3 through 14, who are at risk for learning difficulties and students who have a disability that negatively impacts their learning or school functioning. Through problem solving teams, we evaluate, coordinate and design academic and social, emotional and behavioral services and interventions for students with identified educational needs through a multi-tiered system of support, also called Response to Intervention (RtI) and through special education for those who qualify under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). These services and interventions may be provided within a general education classroom, a small group setting, individually or through consultation from a student services professional.

    We advocate for all children, supporting their learning and school functional needs in the educational environment where they can be most successful. Educational programs are developed to offer instruction, supports, modifications and accommodations to meet the individual needs of students. Educational plans are built upon data driven decision-making, the general education curriculum and input from teachers, specialists and parents. We utilize a variety of methods and materials to address the needs of the whole child, including technology devices, apps and programs, evidence based learning programs, sensory breaks and fidgets, and social emotional learning to name a few.

    The links on this web page may be helpful in obtaining additional information regarding Student Services and other resources. For further information or questions concerning Student Services, Special Education, or RtI, please call the Student Services Department at 847-566-0169. Thank you for visiting our website.

    Maureen Tedor
    Director of Student Services

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    Fremont School District 79
    Director of Student Services
    847-566-0169 ext. 4001
     
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    Fremont Middle School
    Associate Principal
    Coordinates Special Education
    847-566-9384 ext. 1295
     
    McDonnell
     
    Mr. Michael McDonnell
    Fremont Intermediate School
    Assistant Principal
    Coordinates Special Education
    847-388-3700 ext. 3163
     
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    Fremont Elementary School
    Assistant Principal
    Coordinates Special Education
    847-837-0437 ext. 2005
     
     
    Fremont School District 79
    Administrative Assistant
    28754 N. Fremont Center Road
    Mundelein, IL 60060
    847-566-0169 ext. 4001