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Mr. Daniel Holder

Executive Director of Pupil Personnel Services
 
Phone: 815-232-0300
 
Biographical Information
   
Daniel Holder has served as Executive Director of Pupil Personnel Services for FSD 145 since July 2021. Mr. Holder comes from Rockford Public Schools where he served as Director of Special Education. He holds a B.A. degree from the University of Chicago, M.A.T. in Special Education from National Louis University and M.Ed Educational Leadership from the American College of Education. 
 
 
 
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Mr. Holder will provide leadership in the ongoing development, implementation, and coordination of the Freeport School District’s special education services to ensure all areas are aligned with applicable state and federal laws and regulations.

 Mr. Holder is a strong advocate for the needs of special education students and will be committed to ensuring that we not only  increase academic success for our students by working closely with our specialized services teams and families, but also addressing the disproportionality of discipline and suspension rates that persist among our special education students.

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Ms. Dawn Monge

 
Assistant Director of Pupil Personenel Services
 
Dawn.Monge@fsd145.org
815-232-0300
 
 
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Dawn Monge has served as Assistant Director of Pupil Personnel Services for FSD#145 since September 2020. She previously served as an Early Childhood Administrator and Special Education Administrator in Winnebago County. Prior to that, she held positions as a Curriculum and Assessment Specialist with Kids At The Core. Dawn has also had several years of experience as a special education and intervention teacher in various settings.
 
Dawn is a graduate of Rockford College, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education in 2003. She also earned a Master of Education degree in Special Education from National Louis University.  Following that, Dawn earned a Masters of Education Degree in Reading & Literacy from Benedictine University.  Later she earned a Masters of Education degree in Educational Administration from McKendree University in 2009 and a Director of Special Education Endorsement from the University of St. Francis in 2018.

Dawn has one son and lives in Winnebago, IL. Dawn enjoys spending time with her family, especially during warm weather when it involves a lake, pool, or the Carribean Sea.

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Dawn provides leadership in the development, implementation, and coordination of the Freeport School District’s Early Childhood and Special Education Services to ensure all areas are aligned with applicable laws and regulations.