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Academic Departments

The main objective of the Arts Department is to inspire and challenge the creative impulse of its students.

Our Staff

Ourania Haralampopoulos
Ourania HaralampopoulosArt/English Teacher
The Goal of Sullivan’s Special Education Department is to provide high quality and specially designed instructional supports and services for all diverse learners within their least restrictive environment.

Our Staff

 

Andrzej Caban
Andrzej CabanSpecial Ed Teacher
Enrique Gonzalez
Enrique GonzalezDiverse Learners Teacher
Alana Kolbe
Alana KolbeSpecial Ed Teacher
Benjamin Passer
Benjamin PasserSpecial Ed Teacher
Brian Ripp
Brian RippSpecial Ed Teacher
Sharon Starr
Sharon StarrSpecial Ed Teacher

 

The English curriculum is designed to help students both in acquiring ability for effective written expression in a variety of forms and in developing a lifetime interest for purposeful reading.

Our Staff

David Berrol
David BerrolEnglish Teacher & English Department Chair
Kendra Johnson
Kendra JohnsonEnglish Teacher
Leiram Rivera-Soto
Leiram Rivera-SotoEnglish/ELL Teacher
Jodi Weiss
Jodi WeissEnglish/Drama Teacher
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Students benefit from a content-based approach to lesson planning and delivery. Language and content instruction are integrated so that students develop academic knowledge and skills in specific content areas at the same time as they develop their language skills.

Our Staff

David Berrol
David BerrolEnglish Teacher & English Department Chair
Dirk Casto
Dirk CastoWorld Language/ELL Teacher
Nicole Fleiner
Nicole FleinerScience/ELL Teacher, Bilingual Liaison Lead & Science Department Chair
Leiram Rivera-Soto
Leiram Rivera-SotoEnglish/ELL Teacher
Sarah Quintenz
Sarah QuintenzESL Teacher
The Low Incidence Program promotes collaboration among parents, students, and educators to ensure the program’s students and their families have the necessary services available for success.

Our Staff

Michael Beck
Michael BeckLow Incidence Teacher
Evergreen Davis
Evergreen DavisLow Incidence Classroom Assistant
Joel Gonzalez
Joel GonzalezLow Incidence Classroom Assistant
Andrea Graham
Andrea GrahamLow Incidence Classroom Assistant
Ben Hofmann
Ben HofmannLow Incidence Teacher
Kyriakos Katriadakis
Kyriakos KatriadakisLow Incidence Teacher
Megan McKenna
Megan McKennaLow Incidence Teacher
Keith Miller
Keith MillerLow Incidence Classroom Assistant
David Ray
David RayLow Incidence Classroom Assistant
Lashone Simmons
Lashone SimmonsLow Incidence Classroom Assistant
Jennifer Sreniawski
Jennifer SreniawskiLow Incidence Classroom Assistant
The Sullivan Mathematics Department offers a comprehensive college preparatory program, geared toward success at the post-secondary level. The Sullivan Mathematics Department currently offers the following courses:

  • Algebra (Honors and Limited English Proficient available)
  • Geometry (Honors and Limited English Proficient available)
  • Algebra 2 with Trigonometry (Honors Available)
  • Pre-Calculus
  • Statistics and Probability
  • *Dual Credit College Algebra/Pre-Calculus (Honors)

Sullivan offers all students an opportunity to compete on our mathematics team. Our “Mathletes” compete in the City of Chicago Mathematics League (CCML). For more information, please contact the team sponsor, Ms. Jeon.

*Dual Credit courses offer students a chance to earn college credit if students successfully complete course requirements.

Our Staff

Bryant Biegaj
Bryant BiegajMath Teacher & Math Deparment Chair
Habiba Fatima
Habiba FatimaMath Teacher
Shinae Jeon
Shinae JeonMath Teacher
Anil Rimal
Anil RimalMath/ELL Teacher
Greg Zagorski
Greg ZagorskiMath/Athletic Teacher & Athletic Department Chair
The objectives of the music program include fostering teamwork, leadership, performance presence, and collaboration. Music is an important part of a well-rounded education.

Our Staff

Bruce Harris
Bruce HarrisMusic Teacher
Physical Education (PE) serves as as place where students are challenged not just physically, but mentally as well. Students are taught various sports but more over the importance of perseverance and teamwork.

Our Staff

Anna Moraitis
Anna MoraitisPE Teacher
Steven Saa
Steven SaaPE Teacher
Greg Zagorski
Greg ZagorskiMath/PE Teacher & Athletic Department Chair
Sullivan High School‘s Science department wants to encourage an appreciation for the scientific method and to promote scientific knowledge.

Our Staff

Andre Dobbin
Andre DobbinScience Teacher
Nicole Fleiner
Nicole FleinerScience/ELL Teacher/Department Chair
Janet Jones
Janet JonesScience Teacher
Gideon Yitref
Gideon YitrefScience Teacher
The focus of the Social Sciences program is to prepare students to be effective citizens in a changing world.

Our Staff

Sara Cryer
Sara CryerSocial Science Teacher
Yvette Gonzalez-Torres
Yvette Gonzalez-TorresSocial Science Teacher
Tony Smith
Tony SmithSocial Science Teacher
Preparing students to be linguistically and culturally competent in languages other than English is the goal of the Sullivan World Language Department.

Our Staff

Dirk Casto
Dirk CastoWorld Language/ELL Teacher
Anastasia Plellis
Anastasia PlellisWorld Language Teacher