Phone: 847 451-3069


Degrees and Certifications:

Type 75 Principal's certification through completion of Master of Arts in Educational Leadership curriculum. Master of Arts in Teaching - Special Education (LD/ED) -Type 03, and Type 09 teaching certifications Bachelor of Arts - Letters and Sciences -Major: Psychology -Minor: Marketing

Mr. Rick Van Roeyen

I have been a special education teacher since the year 2000.  I have worked as a Department Chair, Wrestling Coach, and Wrestling Booster Sponsor during the course of my employment at Leyden.  For many years I have been a Class Sponsor.  Currently I am the co-sponsor for the Class of 2017.  My educational credentials are related to Special Education, and Leadership.  I hold a type 03, 09 teaching certifications and 75 certification which allows me to work with special needs students, and/or work as a school administrator.  I have participated on both the Curriclum and Operational Advisory Councils while employed at Leyden.  As a classroom teacher I have taught:

English, I, II, and III



Physical Science

U.S. History

Consumer Education


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