• Instruction, Curriculum & Assessment

     The Instruction, Curriculum & Assessment department is responsible for, but not limited to, supervising the building principals for Cyd Lash Academy, Gages Lake School, John Powers Center, Laremont School, and the Regional Safe Schools Program. In addition, supervision is provided for the support coordinators in the departments of Speech and Language, Occupational/Physical Therapy, Psychology, Social Work, Nursing, and Assistive Technology as well as the Resource Development Department. The office is responsible for the overall development and implementation of the district’s comprehensive curriculum, local assessment plans, program assessments, related services and staff professional development.

    Picture of Laura Wojcik, Assistant Superintendent of  Instruction, Curriculum and Assessment
    Dr. Laura Wojcik
    Assistant Superintendent of 
    Educational Services (847) 986-2368
    Dr. Kelly Olsen
    Director of Instructional Services (847) 986-2432
    Administrative Assistant
    Bethany  Sorensen
    (847) 986-2332
    Dr. Laura Wojcik is the Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services. Dr. Wojcik began her career with the Special Education District of Lake County (SEDOL) in 1997 as a special education teacher where she remained for ten years. She has served first as an Assistant Supervisor and then as the North Sector Supervisor supporting specialized programs from early childhood through high school prior to becoming Assistant Superintendent. Dr. Wojcik is a member of many professional organizations including the Council for Exceptional Children, the Illinois Alliance of Administrators of Special Education, and the Lake County Curriculum Resource Council.


    • Bachelors of Science, Special Education, Northern Illinois University
    • Masters Degree, Educational Leadership, Northeastern Illinois University
    • Educational Doctorate (EdD), Capella University