515 East Merle Street
Wheeling, Illinois 60090

Phone: 847-520-2785



CCSD21 a school is comprised of 13 schools across 6 different communities in Illinois.


Community Consolidated School District 21 serves nearly 7,000 students in 13 schools across 6 communities in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. Twain Elementary School serves students through 5th grade. School starts at 9:00 AM and ends at 3:30 PM daily.

Student Services

Educational research shows that students perform at their highest levels and exhibit the most growth when teachers collaborate. As a result, teams of teachers are the foundational structure of School District 21. Core academic teams provide students with instruction in the Learner Qualities and the core academic areas: Language Arts, Reading, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies.

Colleen Johnson – Resource Teacher

Joyce Masciopinto – Resource Teacher

Lisa Shilleh – Resource Teacher

Emily Kaufman – Psychologist

Naomi Rubin – Social Worker 

Megan Kenney – Social Worker

Gina Tunik – Speech Language Pathologist

Debby Gutierrez- Speech Language Pathologist

Alyssa Barnec – Occupational Therapist