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Pupil Personnel Services

Pupil Personnel Services

The Pupil Personnel Services Department provides a wide range of support services for all Cook County School District 130 students, including special education, health, social work, counseling, and speech and language therapy. The department also oversees discipline, registration, residency, and student records.

Ernest Cherullo, Ed.D. – Director of Pupil Personnel Services

  • Oversees Pupil Personnel Services
  • PPS departmental support
  • Evaluate special education programs.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain special education programming.
  • Program compliance
  • Professional development
  • McKinney-Vento supports, in collaboration with the principal of A.N.C.H.O.R. Academy
  • Registration/Residency
  • Student discipline
  • Record maintenance
  • Social-emotional learning
  • Policy/Procedure implementation
  • CPI Training

Michiko Amos – PPS Coordinator

  • Early Childhood

Susan Barankiewicz – PPS Coordinator

  • Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Lincoln Elementary School and Paul Revere Primary School

John Dudzik – PPS Coordinator

  • Nurses
  • Gender Support Plans
  • Hiring and recruitment
  • CPI
  • Nathan Hale Primary School, CPI, Nathan Hale Middle School, and DHH

Greg Huelsman – PPS Coordinator

  • Whittier, George Washington School, Nathan Hale Intermediate School, and Paul Revere Intermediate School

Michael Killoran – PPS Coordinator

  • Social workers and counselors
  • Everett F. Kerr Middle School and Veterans Memorial Middle School

Heather O’Connor – Principal of Specialized Services

  • District fundraiser
  • Outplacements
  • ICP

Principal of A.N.C.H.O.R.

Danielle Graber – Principal of A.N.C.H.O.R. Academy

  • McKinney-Vento
  • Truancy

 Tracey Bucki – Financial Secretary

 Maria Alvarado – Administrative Secretary

 Karla Gonzalez – Administrative Secretary