• Engage. Inspire. Empower.

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Superintendent's Office

Welcome to the Superintendent's Office

Michael Lubelfeld, Ed.D
Superintendent of Schools
847-945-1844 x7231
mlubelfeld@dps109.org
The Superintendent’s Blog
Twitter: @mikelubelfeld
LinkedIn: Michael Lubelfeld

Cathy Kedjidjian
Coordinator of Communications & Community Relations
847-945-1844 x7238
ckedjidjian@dps109.org
Twitter: @CateKed
LinkedIn: Catherine Kedjidjian

Audrey Beresid
Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent
847-945-1844 x7240
aberesid@dps109.org

Administrative Procedures

The administration, under the leadership of the Superintendent, is responsible for creating the procedures that the District follows to implement Board policy with fidelity. The Administrative Procedure Manual posted below is a comprehensive list of these procedures.

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District Organization

This organizational chart shows the structure of District 109 administration and staff.

State of the District Video

About Us

The Superintendent’s Office provides leadership and support to further the mission to Engage, Inspire, Empower the District community. 

Community Questions and Media Relations: Direct any media requests to Cathy Kedjidjian at ckedjidjian@dps109.org. Community members can contact Cathy with any questions about the District or our schools. Parents can contact Cathy if they have questions about Family Access.

Residency and Registration: If you have questions about registration in District 109 schools, or about residency requirements, contact Audrey Beresid at aberesid@dps109.org.

Community Input & Involvement

The District values input from stakeholders, and actively seeks that input through surveys and focus groups, at Board of Education meetings, and at special programs. Community members often are invited to participate in special task force initiatives, as well as on strategic planning teams.

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One outstanding example of successful community collaboration is the Superintendent’s Task Force for Middle Level Education, a group of 140 staff, parents, students and community members convened to improve our middle schools. The results of that task force include the new science classrooms and labs, STEM and CMA programs, increased student choice and improved focus on social-emotional learning.

Vision 20/20

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District 109 has pledged its support for this vision of excellence in education for all Illinois children.

Mission & Vision

Mission: Provide educational experiences of the highest quality that engage, inspire and empower each student to excel and contribute in a changing world.

Vision: District 109 students will excel and contribute when they have the knowledge and skills to be:

  • Lifelong, self-directed learners
  • Critical and creative thinkers
  • Effective communicators
  • Collaborative team members
  • Respectful and responsible members of society

Deerfield History

Schoolhouse-Photo-resize-1In District 109, we honor our past while preparing our students and our schools for the future. We partner with the Deerfield Area Historical Society to ensure that we recognize our roots. The District Center, at 517 Deerfield Road, shares land with the Deerfield Historical Society’s Historic Village, including the Little Red Schoolhouse, which has become the symbol of District 109. Each spring, fourth grade students from all four elementary schools visit the Historic Village for a day of authentic pioneer learning. You can hear the school bell ring!