Learning Support Teams

Welcome to the Learning Support Team (LST) webpage. The LST at Vernon Hills High School is made up of counselors, deans, social workers, and support staff. LST members are generally available from 7:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. Monday through Friday. Parents are welcome to schedule appointments with LST members by calling (847) 932-2002 (last names A-K) or (847) 932-2285 (last names L-Z). Some services that the LST offers include:

  • Academic counseling
  • College/Career counseling
  • Social/Emotional support
  • Course Planning
  • Attendance concerns
  • Standardized Testing questions

In Need of Some Support?

Greg Stilling

Assistant Principal

Madeline Powell

Dean of Students A-K

Bill Bellecomo

Dean of Students L-Z

Avelino Cortez


Juan Carlos Avila


Shannon Garcia


Tiffany Heinlein


DeAnn Firnbach


Stephen Downey


Natasha Rosenak


Rebecca Bellito


Julie Moore

LST Secretary

Sara Gunther

Student Services Admin. Asst.

Ginger De La Garza

LST Secretary L-Z

Michelle Tran

LST Secretary L-Z

Josephine DiMarco

Social Worker

Doug Dusthimer

Social Worker

Angela McMahan

Social Worker

Amy Dillon

Prevention & Wellness Coordinator

Kajal Patel-Thakkar

VHHS School Nurse