Instructional Coaches

Beth Tsoumas

Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Assessment and Instruction
(847) 998-5006

Kristine Patterson

Director of ELL & Bilingual Programs
(847) 657-2479

Tracy Tuchow

Administrative Assistant
(847) 998-5007
Teaching and learning are supported by instructional coaches who provide job-embedded, building, and district level professional development related to curriculum, assessment and instruction. District 34 has subject-specific coaches to support curriculum and instruction as well as building level coaches to support professional growth and student achievement.

District Level Instructional Coaches:

  • Tommie Arens - District Instructional Coach for Science

  • Jenny Bergeron - District Instructional Coach for Math

  •  Molly Merkey - Teacher on Assignment for Gifted and Assessment

Building Level Instructional Coaches:

  • Samantha Eiseman - Westbrook/Glen Grove

  • Adrienne Hoffer - Lyon/Pleasant Ridge

  • Barrie Shinsky - Henking/Hoffman

  • Aaron Wilkins - Springman
  • Frank Rottman - Attea