Staff


Mrs.  Candie  Hart 
Administrative Assitant

Administrative Assistant
Time with District:      14 years

What I like about my job:

I feel fortunate to be a member of the staff. Watching the students grow and mature during the two years they are here is amazing.

I live in Litchfield with my husband, Bill. We have 2 sons, Chris and Trevor, and a granddaughter named Katlynn.

Pets:      A Miniature Pincher named Hershey

Hobbies:

My summer is spent camping and boating. My winter is spent bowling and keeping score at many of the District sporting events during the school year including basketball and volleyball.


Mrs.  Jan  Jenkins 
Lunchr Supv/Clerical Aide

Lunchroom Supr/Clerical Aide
Time with the District: 15 years

What I like about my job:

Getting to know all of the neat little personalities of the children.


Family information:

My husband, Paul, and I have been married for 27 years. We have 3 children. My daughter, Leah, is 24, a 1st grade teacher, has been married for 2 years and just had our first grandson named Elias. My oldest son, David, is 21 and works at WSMI Radio as a Commercial copywriter.My youngest son, Nathan is 18 and  is a senior at Litchfield High School.

Pets: 

We have 1 dog, Millie, who is 8 years old.


Mrs.  Amy  Jett 
Paraprofessional

I have been with the disrict for 18 years.

I love working with the children to see them grow over the year. It's exciting!!!


Ms.  Rhonda  Reener 
Instructional Tutor


Mrs.  Carol  Schroeder 
Paraprofessional

Paraprofessional
Time with District:          14 years

Past Experience:

Recreation Director with Litchfield Park District

Manager - Memorial Pool

Advertising Sales for Montgomery County News

What I like about my job:            

Working as an Instructional Assistant allows me to spend more individual time with students. I enjoy getting to know them and seeing that "Ah-Ha" moment when the light-bulb goes off. Every day is a new and exciting experience.


Mrs.  Shelley  Schmidt 
Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant

Time with District:

District employee since 2007.

What I like about my job:

I enjoy being around kids.  I was a parent volunteer for several years before becoming a District employee.

Family:

Husband, Scott and 2 daughters, Kelly is attending Southern Illinois University -Carbondale, and Sarah is a 7th grade student and cheerleader.

Interests:

I enjoy reading & spending time with family. 


Ms.  Carol  Armstrong 
Office/Lunch Supervisor

District employee since October 1995.


Mr.  Joe  Boehler 
Custodian

Custodian
Time with District:

District employee for 29 years.

What I like about my job:

I like being around the kids.

Family:

Married to wife, Beverly for 27 years,we have two sons, Jason & Nick.

Interests:

I farm with brother, Charlie and son, Jason.  We raise beans, corn, hay and beef cattle.


Ms.  Lindsey  DalPozzo 
Paraprofessional

 


Mrs.  Sandy  Everett 
Office/Lunch Supervisor

Office/Lunch Supervisor
 

Time with District:

Started with District in August 2009.  I had previously worked for the District as a crossing guard and a playground supervisor from 1996-1999.

Education:

1984 Graduate of Litchfield High School

Family:

Married for 24 years with 2 children. 

Hobbies:

I am a former baker, cake decorator.

Interests:

For the past 8 years my husband (Vern) and I have been involved in a ministry called Love Packages in Butler, IL.  We send new and used christian literature overseas to third world countries.  We also enjoy raising chickens.


Mrs.  Cathy  Johnson 
Paraprofessional

Paraprofessional 
Time with District:

3 years; 2 years at Russell, 1 year at Colt

Education:

Associates Degree from Lincoln Land

What I like about my job:

I love working with the kids, especially seeing the "I get it" look in their eyes!

Family:

I have 5 kids and 2 grandchildren.  Married to Bob Johnson since 2001.


Mrs.  Monica  Matthews 
Paraprofessional 


Mrs.  Mary  Werries 
Paraprofessional 

Paraprofessional

Time with District:

Employee since September 2009

Education:

BA in Social Work - Greenville College 1985

What I like about my job:

I love it!

Interests:

Spare time, I love to garden.  I love the Muny, Fox Theatre & I volunteer a lot at my church, Zion Lutheran.


Mrs.  Kris  Jones 
Administrative Assistant 


Ms.  Lisa  Boden 
Paraprofessional

Position:  Title I Reading Improvement AideTime with District:  Since August 1992  Education: College:     Lincoln Land Community CollegeDegree:    Associates in Early ChildhoodHigh School: Litchfield High School  Interests:  Spending time with family, watching the St. Louis Cardinal's and St. Louis Ram's

 


Randy  Boerckel 
Custodian 


Mrs.  Lori  Caveny 
Paraprofessional 

Position:  Title I Reading Improvement Aide 

Time with District:Since 1995

  

Education: 

College:2 years at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Lincoln Land Community College

High School:Litchfield High School

  

Activities:Spending time with family, reading, games

Interests:  I enjoy engaging in my daughters' interests and activities.


Mrs.  Gena  Elliot 
Paraprofessional

 

Position:  Mid-State Special Education Aide  

Time with District:   Since 2007

Past Experience: Mid-State 1997-2000, DODEA Fort Campbell, KY 2002-2007

  

Education: 

College:Lockyear Business College, Lincoln Trail College, Lincoln Land Community College

High School: Oblong High School

  

Activities:    Volleyball Coach, cheering for my children at soccer games 

Interests:      Spending time with family and friends 


Mrs.  Lisa  Evans 
Guided Reading Coordinator 

Guided Reading Coordinator


Time with district: 4 years as Guided Reading Coordinator, 2 years with Midstate as a Special Education Aide, returned to the Guided Reading position in September 2012.

Past experience: I have worked as a substitute teacher in Litchfield and surrounding districts since 1999.

Family: Husband Dan, three children Jake, Megan and Emma

Interests: Reading, baking, vacationing with my family in Gulf Shores, Alabama.


Mrs.  Tonya  Johnson 
Paraprofessional 

Position:    Mid-State Special Education Aide   

Time with District:   Since March 1997

  

Education: 

College:    Olney Central College

Degree:  Associate in Science  

High School:  Mt. Carmel High School -- 1975


Mrs.  Vickie  Jones 
Paraprofessional 

Position:  Mid-State Special Education Aide   

Time with District:Since September 2004


Mrs.  Mary Beth  Tiek 
Paraprofessional 

Position:   Title I Reading Improvement Aide   

Time with District: Since August 1990

Past Experience: Retail, cooking, daycare, teaching

  

Education: 

College:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Lincoln Land Community College

High School:  Litchfield High School -- 1975

  

Activities:   Youth group at church

Interests:    Being a grandma, muscle cars, animals, fishing, painting


Mrs.  Melani  Treece 
Paraprofessional 

Position:Title I Reading Improvement Aide  

Time with District:  Since August 2002

  

Education: 

College:  Central Missouri State University

High School:  Clinton High School

  

Activities: Reading, cooking  

Interests:Spending time with my family


Justina Trojcak

Lunchroom Supervisor


Mrs.  Carol  Ulrich 
Paraprofessional 

Position:  Mid-State Special Education Aide  

Time with District:    Since February 2009

Past Experience:   Worked for Mid-State from 1994-2003

  

Education: 

College:Credits from Lincoln Land Community College

High School: Nokomis High School -- 1975

  

Interests: Reading, baking and scrapbooking


Mrs.  Cheryl  Ann  Bishop 
Administrative Assistant

 

Time with District: Since 2000

Past Experience: Stay at home Mom

Education: 

High School: Litchfield High School Class of 1984

Activities: I enjoy helping out at Family Fun Nights.

Interests:I love spending time with my two daughters Maria and Val and my husband Ben. In my spare time I enjoy sewing and I am known as the Survivor Seamstress


Mrs.  Patricia  Anglin 
Teacher Aide

 

Position:                           Teacher's Assistant                                                       

Time with District:          9 years       

Past Experience:            Daycare Provider

  

Education:

College:                           Lincoln Land Community College       

High School:               Litchfield High School               

Activities:                      I am active in Union Avenue Christian Church.       

Interests:                       I enjoy spending time with family, watching my daughter play basketball and soccer, scrapbooking, and 


Ellis, Erika

Title I Parent Educator


Mrs.  Cheryl  Frerichs 
Teacher Aide

 

Time with District:13 years  

Past Experience:  I worked for 6 years as an Aide at Madison Park before coming to Pre-K.

Education: 

College:Eastern Illinois University                           

High School:    Litchfield High School 

Activities:I enjoy spending time with my family.  My husband, Kyle and I have two daughters.  I am a track mom, a soccer mom, a basketball mom and a softball mom...that keeps me pretty busy!  I have been a Pampered Chef consultant for 9 years

Interests: I enjoy baking, reading, shopping and spending time with friends


Mr.  Harold  Lankutis 
Custodian

 

Time with District:

31 years

Past Experience:A.O.Smith Corporation    

Education:  

High School:Litchfield High School - Class of 1972

Activities: Christian Church of Litchfield             

 Montgomery County Housing Authority - Commissioner

 Litchfield Library Board

 Mentor/Tutor for DCFS - LANs 13 program

Interests:I enjoy biking, hunting, fishing, camping, reading, and enjoying "The heck out of everyday!"


Shepherd, Cathy

Teacher Aide


Mrs.  Shawn  Hogue 
LMS Secretary

 

Time with the District:  This is my 4th year as secretary.  I have worked in the school district as a Mid-State Aide for about 9 years. 

What I like about my job:  I like meeting and getting to know all the kids. It is great watching them grow and to see how much they change in the 3 years they are here. Every day is different and there is always something interesting and exciting happening.

Hobbies:  I enjoy spending time outside, playing softball, reading, crafting, spending time with family and playing with my grandkids.


Chris Huber

LMS Secretary


Alexander, Teresa

School Nurse


Mrs.  Connie  Jarman 
Paraprofessional 


Jubelt, Darla

Custodian


Mrs.  Angie  Sanders 
Paraprofessional