Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors of Science in Special Education Masters in Educational Leadership

Ms. Kim Eden

This will be my 31st year of teaching in the Special Education field and my 27th year at Cyd Lash Academy. I earned my Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Special Education in 1991 from Illinois State University and my Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership in 2007 from Northeastern Illinois University. Some of my interests are sports, particularly the Blackhawks and the Cubs. I also enjoy gardening, cooking, and spending time with family and friends. 

Ms. Geralyn Rogers is the Paraprofessional in our classroom. She has been working with children in a school setting for about 11 years, mainly working in a special Education environment.  Geralyn graduated from Harper with an associates and then moved on to Roosevelt University, and then graduated with a Psychology degree at Northeastern Illinois.  She has two beautiful little girls that she enjoys spending time with.  They love the beach life, spending time doing arts and crafts, and volunteering when the opportunity arises.  Go Bears! Go Cubs! And Go Coyotes!

You can reach us at 847-986-1039 from 8:15 am to 3:45 pm or by email at Please leave a message if you reach our voicemail and I will return your call as soon as possible.  The school’s main office number is 847-986-1000.