The faculty at The Achievement Centers includes 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

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 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 (LBS1) Type 10
Endorsement – Visual Arts

Lewis University
Certification in Administration and Supervision Type 75

Debra Weid-Lenardi
Administration, School Psychologist

Illinois State University
M.S. School Psychology
Illinois Type 73 School Psychologist