Professional Learning

Professional Learning at Hawthorn School District 73.

Professional learning is not about what is wrong, it is about what is next.


Welcome to the Professional Learning department for Hawthorn School District 73. This site serves as a link to professional learning for our Hawthorn Staff and community.

Professional Learning Team

  • Karen Maturo – Coordinator of Professional Learning
  • PHONE: 847.990.4211

  • John Reid – Instructional Technology Coach
  • PHONE: 847.990.4963

  • Barb Nielsen – Department Coordinator
  • PHONE: 847.990.4242

  • Lauren Boardman – Instructional Technology Coach
  • PHONE: 847.990.4521

Building Mentors

Sarah Lawless1st GradeElementary South
Kirsten Bentley5th GradeElementary South
Alivia Scimeca1st GradeElementary North
Megan Rathe1st GradeTownline Elementary
Nicole Joslyn1st GradeTownline Elementary
Carly SeidlerEarly ChildhoodLincoln
Lauren TimonyReading SpecialistAspen
Randi Szoke1st GradeAspen
Eileen Duhig8th GradeMiddle School South
Erin Feinberg8th GradeMiddle School North
Jared Reardon8th GradeMiddle School North
Lauren Watts3rd GradeSchool of Dual Language
Laura GitzingerKindergartenSchool of Dual Language