Phone: 847-675-8235


Degrees and Certifications:

Elementary Education - Drake University Master of Teaching & learning and an endorsement in EL - Concordia University

Mrs. Dena Swidler

Hi, my name is Dena Swidler and I will be your child’s Kindergarten teacher. I have a bachelor's degree in elementary education from Drake University and a master’s degree in education, as well as an EL endorsement from Concordia University.


This is my 10th year at Todd Hall. I have taught Kindergarten for three years in Chicago Public Schools, as well as 1st and 2nd grades in Waukegan Public Schools. I live in Deerfield, IL with my husband, Brad, and our adorable daughters: Emmy (6 years old), and Jori (3 years), who attends CCDC.