Barrington 220
Connie Simon
Assistant Superintendent for Special Services
Phone: (847) 842-3507
Best Time to Reach Me: Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Job Description
Professional Responsibilities
  • Supervision of Special Education Pre K - 12
  • Supervision of 504 Pre K - 12
  • Oversite of professional development for special services staff
  • Provide technical assistance to staff
  • Monitor changes in federal and state laws
  • Assessment of educational programming for childern with special needs
  • Serves as liaison for the district for outside agencies/community/ISBE
  • Oversite of the IEP process for all eligible students
  • Research and decision making for best practice for teaching childen with special needs
  • Complete all necessary state reports/claims related for personnel, extraodinary grant, Medicaid, IDEIA Flow Through Grant, Early Childhood IDEIA Flow Through Grant
  • Oversite of Extended School Year Services (ESY)
Professional Organizations
  • Association of Supervision and Curriculum (ASCD)
  • Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
  • Learning Disabilities Association (LDA)
  • Illinois Administrator's Association for Special Education (IAASE)
Previous Leadership Experience
  • Elementary Education Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher (Full Instructional, Resource K-8)
  • Special Education Coordinator - Adults Michigan
  • Special Services Facilitator -  Barrington, Illinois
  • Director of Special Services -  Barrington, Illinois

Born: Detroit, Michigan
Undergraduate Study:
Eastern Michigan University
BS in Special Education K - 12; Elementary Endorsement K - 8
Graduate Study:
Eastern Michigan University
MA in Specific Learning Disabilities
National Louis University
Certificate of Advanced Study:
Educational Leadership
Years at Barrington 220:
Since 1992
Special Education:
  • Cognitive Delays
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Emotional Disorders
  • State of Illinois Autism Training