Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. Scott Kubelka
Ellis Elementary is a learning environment established on kindness, empathy, and understanding. Students at our school benefit from a quality education that fosters both academic growth and social-emotional development. The learning that your child will experience at Ellis Elementary School will be purposeful, engaging, and joyful. I enter this year with a tremendous amount of enthusiasm and passion to help support the needs of all our students by partnering with a talented staff and by collaborating with wonderful families and community members.
As someone new to Ellis Elementary, I intend to foster relationships with the students and their families in order to build upon the positive partnerships that exist within our school community. Your support of the staff is appreciated because the connection between school and home is important and makes a difference. Mr. Fred Rogers explained, “Our job in life is to help people realize how rare and valuable each one of us really is, that each of us has something that no one else has - or ever will have - something inside that is unique to all time. It is our job to encourage each other to discover that uniqueness and to provide ways of developing its expression.” As parents, there are many ways you can support your child’s education, including finding time to read, play a game, assist with homework, as well as talk and listen about your child’s experiences at school. These simple activities will help develop both academic and social skills that are vital to their development and growth.
On behalf of the Ellis Elementary School staff, we look forward to cultivating your child’s curiosity, passion, and creativity. Please reach out to me or your child’s teacher if there is any way we can support you this school year. In the meantime, welcome to Ellis Elementary!
Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Lisa Ryan
Welcome to the 2019-2020 school year! I am very excited to join Ellis Elementary School this year.
I am coming to Ellis from Murphy Elementary. This year, I am excited to support Ellis students and will be focused on the District SEL initiative as well as the PBIS program to build strong relationships with students, families, and staff.
I have been an educator and advocate for students for the past twenty years. As a teacher, my experience spans early childhood through middle school. As a school administrator, I have served as a principal, an assistant principal, and dean in both the public and private sectors.
My love for working with students has led me to volunteer for Boy Scout and Girl Scout troops, coach soccer and teach swimming. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family, biking, swimming and traveling. I am also a fan of the Bears, the Cubs, and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.
I am looking forward to getting to know and work with all of the students, families, and staff at Ellis Elementary. If you need any assistance with your child(ren), please feel free to contact me at (847) 270-9953. My door is always open, so please feel free to stop by and visit.
Lisa Ryan, Assistant Principal
Raymond Ellis Elementary School