Student Services Staff

Dr. Kevin Rubenstein
Assistant Superintendent of Student Services
krubenstein@elmhurst205.org


Colleen Cook
Director of Special Education, EC-5
ccook@elmhurst205.org


Anna Bahramis
Director of Special Education, 6-12+
abahramis@elmhurst205.org


Skip Kumm
Assistant Director of Special Education, York  
skumm@elmhurst205.org


Amanda Wilmer
SPED Division Chair, York
awilmer@elmhurst205.org


Mark Talbot
Student Services Division Chair, York
mtalbot@elmhurst205.org


Sarah Cannon
Assistant Director, Student Services, McKinney-Vento Liaison
scannon@elmhurst205.org


Micki Dobrowski
Administrative Assistant for Student Services
mdobrowski@elmhurst205.org


Arisve Esquivel
Administrative Assistant for Student Services
aesquivel@elmhurst205.org


Karen Spaeth
Administrative Assistant for Student Services
kspaeth@elmhurst205.org

Student Services 

The Student Services Department is committed to providing support and services to students, parents, staff and administration consistent with federal and state mandates as well as with the district's vision for a rigorous and relevant education for all students. Elmhurst District 205 supports the rights of all individuals to be educated to the extent appropriate in general education settings, and attempts to be as inclusive as possible in its practices in serving students with special needs.

On the right side of this page, there are links to specific pages and documents which describe in detail the various components of the Student Services Department (such as Section 504, Homeless Services, Allergy Information, etc.) and Special Education process. If you have questions, please contact any of the administrators listed on the left side of this page. 

Special Education Program Analysis

During the 2018-2019 school year we conducted a comprehensive review of the Special Education programs and services in District 205. Input was received from all stakeholder groups and the collected data was analyzed and complied into the reports and actions plans listed below. 

 

Legal Notice/Public Notice

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

On May 17, 2022 at 2:00 pm, a meeting conducted by Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 will take place via Zoom. The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss the district’s plans for identifying and providing special education services to students with disabilities who attend private schools and home schools within the district for the 2022-2023 school year.  If you are a parent of a home-schooled student who has been or may be identified with a disability and you reside within the boundaries of Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205, you are encouraged to attend. 

Private schools will also have the opportunity to discuss services for eligible students under the Title I and Title III grants (ESSA), as well as allowable professional development opportunities for staff under the Title II grant. If you have further questions pertaining to this meeting, please contact Dr. Kevin Rubenstein, Assistant Superintendent of Student Services at 630-834-4530 or via email at krubenstein@elmhurst205.org

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