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Mrs. Garretson - K - 4 Resource Services

Rebecca Garretson

Hello!  My name is Rebecca Garretson and I have been teaching in Winfield School District 34 since 2008.  Currently I am one of the Learning Behavior Specialists (LBS) in District 34.  I obtained my Bachelors degree in Special Education from Northern Illinois University in 2005 and my Masters in Reading and Literacy from Benedictine University in 2010.  In May, 2014, I completed my English as a Second Language endorsement through Benedictine University as well.  I believe learning is an on going process that doesn't end.  I LOVE what I do and can't wait to see my students each day.  When I'm not at school, I enjoy spending time with my family.

Mr. Rogers - 5-8 Resource Services

Stephen Rogers

Hello! My name is Stephen Rogers and I am a Learning Behavior Specialist for Middle School Classes at Winfield School District 34. I obtained my bachelor’s degree in teaching from Concordia University Chicago in 2009 and my Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Concordia University Chicago in 2021. In addition to teaching, I am the Track & Field coach. My goal as an educator is to prepare all students in Middle School to be prepared for High School and beyond. This includes teaching academic skills, as well as executive functioning skills. When I am not at Winfield, I enjoy running, being outdoors, fixing things around the house, Marvel movies, and spending time with my wife and children.

Mrs. McDermott 4-7 Grade Resource Services

Megan McDermott

My name is Megan McDermott and this is my 3rd year as a Learning Behavior Specialist (LBS) in Winfield District 34, but it is my 11th year teaching overall. I work with students ranging from 4th grade through 7th grade. I graduated from St. Ambrose University in Davenport, IA in 2008 with my Bachelors in Elementary Education and my Endorsement in Special Education.

I am honored to be a part of the Winfield Drama Club as the Choreographer/Mentor. When I’m not at school teaching, I enjoy spending time with my husband and 2 daughters. I love teaching and being able to share that with the amazing students here in Winfield!

Mrs. Maletich preK-3 Grade Resource Services

Amanda Maletich

Hi! I am Amanda Maletich, a Learning Behavior Specialist at Winfield School. I graduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in special education. I began my career at Winfield School in 1998. I taught here until 2008 when I chose to be at home and raise my three children. In the meantime I also taught preschool in Wheaton for 5 years. I returned to Winfield School in 2020. It has been wonderful to be back! You can find me in the preschool or the primary grades working with a variety of students. I like to find ways to make learning fun! When I'm not at work, I am spending time with my busy family. I love to cheer for my kids at their sport games, go out to dinner, go for walks, and travel.