Learning Support Teams

Welcome to the Learning Support Team (LST) webpage.  The LST at Vernon Hills High School is made up of counselors, deans, social workers, and support staff.  LST members are generally available from 7:30 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Parents are welcome to schedule appointments with LST members by calling (847) 932-2002 (last names A-K) or (847) 932-2285 (last names L-Z).  Some services that the LST offers include:

  • Academic counseling
  • College/Career counseling
  • Social/Emotional support
  • Course Planning
  • Attendance concerns
  • Standardized Testing questions

Assistant Principal 
Greg Stilling
847-932-2270

Dean
Madeline Powell
847-932-2297

Dean
Bill Bellecomo
phone: 847-932-2263

Nick Austin
Counselor 
847-932-2032

Shannon Garcia
Counselor 
847-932-2031

Tiffany Heinlein 
Counselor 
847-932-2293

 
DeAnn Firnbach 
Counselor 
847-932-2266  Website

Steve Downey 
Counselor 
847-932-2264

Sherri Jordan
Secretary   
847-932-2269

Marla Pierce
Secretary
847-932-2002

Heather Van Wagner
Secretary
847-932-2006

Ginger Battaglia
Secretary
847-932-2285

Marion Perkins
Attendance Secretary
847-932-2174

Evelyn Castrejon
Spanish Line Attendance: 847-932-2273
In-School Room: 847-932-2077

Josephine DiMarco
Social Worker
847-932-2029

Doug Dusthimer
Social Worker
847-932-2268

Amy Dillon
Student Assistant Program Coordinator
847-932-2158

Becky Foy
School Resource Officer
847-932-2003

 
Kajal Patel
School Nurse
847-932-2040

Dawn Kaplan
School Nurse
847-932-2299

Laura King
Registrar
847-932-2073

Tina Blomgren 
Head of Security
847-932-2173