La Grange Campus

6425 Willow Springs Road
LaGrange, IL 60525
708.579.9040

Burr Ridge Campus

6880 North Frontage Road
Suite 100
Burr Ridge, IL 60527
708.639.4222

Mon - Fri: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Admission open

708.579.9040

info@acaciaacademy.com

Meet our Certified & Licensed Special Education Teachers

The faculty at Acacia Academy include certified teachers with bachelor and master degrees. On staff, we are certified and licensed for:

  • Elementary Education
  • High School content areas
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Emotional and Behavior Disabilities
  • Administration
  • School Psychology
  • Clinical Diagnosis/Test and Measurements
  • Social Work
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech and Language Pathology
Kathy Fouks

Kathryn Fouks, Principal, Director & Clinical Diagnostician

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison / Bachelor of Science
  • Northern Illinois University - Dekalb
  • MSEd Specialization in Reading
  • Illinois Certification: #0755871 Type 3 Elementary Teaching
  • Illinois Certification: #1391839 Type 75 Administration Grades K-12
  • Illinois Certification: #1474920 Type 10 Learning Disabilities Gr. K-12

Lana Folks

Lana Fouks McConnell, Administration, Clinical Diagnostician

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison / Bachelor of Arts Degree - Dual Major in Communications & Art History
  • University of Illinois-Chicago / Masters in Special Education - Learning & Behavior Specialist LBS 1 Type 10
  • Endorsement - Visual Arts
  • Lewis University / Certification in Administration and Supervision Type 75

Melissa Burns

Melissa Burns, Administration

  • Concordia University / Bachelor in Special Education - Learning & Behavior Specialist (LBS1) Type 10
  • Endorsement - regular education
  • Lewis University / M.ED. Educational Leadership
  • Certification in Administration and Supervision Type 75

Kacey Bourdage, Administration

  • Indiana University / Bachelor in Special Education - Learning & Behavior Specialist (LBS1) Type 10
  • Lewis University / M.ED. Educational Leadership
  • Principal Endorsement

Christina Owens

Christina C. Owens, Administration

  • Elmhurst College / Bachelor in Special Education-Learning & Behavior Specialist (LBS1, PreK-21) Type 10
  • Training: Crisis Prevention Intervention, Google CB, PBIS & REWARDS / Master IEP Coach