Phone: 847-451-3129


Degrees and Certifications:

B.A. Illinois State University- Special Education M.A. Saint Xavier University - Teaching and Leadership

Mrs. Katie Talsma

Welcome!  I have been teaching Special Education at West Leyden High School for 12 years.  I have taught Physical Science, English, Health, and in the LIFE program.  Recently, my role has been as a facilitator where I support special education students within their general education classes.   Additionally, I am an Access Advisor and the Class of 2021 Advisor.