Meet the Director of Special Education

Kathy Dreger has more than 30 years experience in Special Education, the last 12 at Homewood-Flossmoor. She holds a bachelor's degree from MacMurray College in Jacksonville, Ill., and two master's degrees from Governors State University. She became the school’s Director of Special Education in July 2012, after serving as H-F’s Special Education Vocational Coordinator/Guidance Counselor for several years. Dreger has been instrumental in collecting data and assisting in writing the proposal to start a program for 18- to 22-year-old students to work on vocational skills within the school and community environments; facilitated the writing for the school's Work Enforcement Act grant application; and helped Special Education students successfully transition from high school to post-high school experiences.