Huntley School District Homeschoolers with Children with Disabilities Invited to Meet with Special Ed Director

The following press release from Huntley School District 158 might be of interest to some readers: Notice IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) Mrs. Karen Aylward, Director of Special Services for Consolidated School District 158, of McHenry and Kane Counties, … Continue reading

Does the Huntley School District Need a Full-Time “Certified” Special Ed Director?

Yesterday I showed you the terse resignation letter of Huntley School District 158′s Special Education Director Cheryl Kalkirtz. As you can see from this article, District 158 seems to have a difficult time keeping such employees. But, back to the … Continue reading

Parents Told by District that Cheryl Kalkirtz Already Had Special Ed Director Endorsement

The interview process for hiring a new Special Ed Director in Huntley District 158 included parents. They got to interview the final three candidates. This was after administrators conducted initial interviews, checked out candidates’ credentials and recommended three final candidates. … Continue reading

Huntley Special Ed Parents Meet with New Head of Special Ed

Last Thursday night the Huntley School District’s Parents Special Education Advisory Committee met. It was under the shadow of Huntley’s Special Education Director’s Cheryl Kalkirtz’ recent unexplained parting of the ways with District 158. Now, the district has its 3rd … Continue reading

Resume Inflation?

Saturday McHenry County Blog wrote about Special Education Director Cheryl Kalkirtz’ leaving the Huntley School District administrative building. In a Monday article, it was revealed that Karen Aylward had been appointed Interim Director. In that article, I told of not … Continue reading

Karen Aylward Appointed Interim Special Ed Director in Huntley School District

With Cheryl Kalkirtz no longer being Huntley School District 158′s  Director of Special Education, the question arises as to who is in charge. After I asked if Karen Aylward had been appointed Interim Director, Community Relations Coordinator Lori Woods confirmed … Continue reading

Huntley School District 158 Special Ed Leaders Dropping Like Flies at a Picnic

The news last week was that Huntley School District Special Education Director Cheryl Kalkirtz was no longer with the Huntley School District. When I first asked about all emails commenting about her resignation, I was told by District 158 that … Continue reading