Director of Education/Principal
Board Certified Behavior Analyst
Licensed Clinical Social Worker/
The Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. School for Exceptional Children, located in Tinley Park, Illinois, has provided services for students with special needs since 1952. Throughout the years, hundreds of students have attended the school and been provided with educational services based on best practices in the field of special education. The Kennedy School will continue to adopt and utilize best practices to meet the ever-changing needs of the student population.
For more information, please contact:
Dawn Angelini, Director of Education/Principal
The vision is to provide a positive school environment where students become independent through a variety of experiences focused on academics, community involvement, occupational skills and social-emotional learning.
We will achieve our vision by:
Focusing on individual student needs
Providing support and assistance to the students and families
Working as a team with parents, districts, and students to plan and advocate for each student’s future
Providing opportunities to develop vocational and life skills within the community
Implementing best practices in education to assist all students in reaching their fullest potential
Providing challenging opportunities and expectations for student learning
Modeling positive interactions so that each student can develop healthy relationships in their everyday life.
If you or someone you know would like more information about the admissions process or would like to schedule a visit to the Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. School for Exceptional Children, please contact Dawn Angelini at 708-342-5200.