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 Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education from Drake University and a Masters 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 3 years in Chicago Public Schools as well as 1 & 2 grade in Waukegan Public Schools. I live in Deerfield, IL with my husband; Brad, adorable daughters; Emmy (6 years old), and Jori (3 years) who is at CCDC.