Phone: (847) 451-5540


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor's of Art in Special Education Master's of Art in Education: Reading Specialist Highly Qualified in English, Reading, Journalism, Speech, and Title 1 Google Certified Educator

Miss Marianna Lorenz

My name is Marianna DeFilippis. I started teaching at Leyden High School in 2014. I earned my Bachelor's Degree in Special Education from Elmhurst College and my Master's Degree as a Reading Specialist from Olivet Nazarene University. This year, I will be teaching BRIDGE English, Home Economics, and at the Transition Center. Currently, I'm the assistant coach for Special Olympics Basketball and Powerlifting. I also sponsor the club Best Buddies. Please click here to sign up to recieve a monthly newsletter about all things going on in the BRIDGE program. Follow me on twitter @m_defilippis