Dr. Cozza provides instructional leadership support for the ongoing development, improvement, and evaluation of the district’s K-8 instructional programs & services. Additionally, Dr. Cozza evaluates the standardized, assessment, and other specialized testing programs for the district in congruence with district goals and Common Core Standards. Another aspect of this position includes securing and managing federally funded title grants.
Dr. Cozza received a Bachelor's Degree from Northern Illinois University, a Master's in Educational Leadership from Governors State University, and his Doctoral Degree from National-Louis University.
Chief School Business Official
Mr. Veihman assists the superintendent in the daily operations of the district. He acts as the District’s Chief Financial Officer with the goal of managing, planning and assuring financial integrity for the district by providing the necessary financial, accounting and record-keeping services to facilitate the best possible educational program.
Mr. Veihman received a M.Ed in School Business Administration through Northern Illinois University. He also holds a Professional Educator's License with a School Business endorsement through the Illinois State Board of Education. He earned his MBA in Finance/Marketing at DePaul's Kellstadt Graduate School of Business, and his B.S. in Finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Mrs. Erin Deval monitors programs and support services for students with specialized needs. She supervises student service personnel providing school psychological, social work, and health services and special education instruction related services such as speech, occupational and physical therapy. Mrs. Deval provides information and guidance for students, parents and faculty in Special Education, Early Childhood, At-Risk Preschool and English Language Learners Programs.
Mrs. Deval received her Master’s Degrees from Governor State University in Multi-categorical Special Education and Education Administration. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from the University of Illinois. She also holds the Director of Special Education Endorsement from the State of Illinois.
Mrs. Deval spent 13 years of her career teaching special and general education at various grade levels. She is currently in her seventh year as Director of Student Services.
Director of Instructional Technology
Director of Information Technology
Mr. Fox holds a Bachelor of Science from Governor’s State University and has over 25 years experience in the technology field. Mr. Fox is currently in his twentieth year at Palos School District 118.