Catherine Sandberg is currently a Learning Disabilities Specialist for the 6th-8th grades at Stephen K. Hayt Elementary.
Mrs. Sandberg completed her undergraduate work at Iowa State University and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a minor in Sociology. Following her time at I.S.U., Mrs. Sandberg was accepted into the Teachers for Chicago Program and attended Northeastern Illinois University where she completed her Master of Arts degree in Special Education. Mrs. Sandberg has had a variety of experiences in the classroom from teaching in the resource and instructional settings to teaching in the inclusion and co-teaching settings. Mrs. Sandberg has taught grades K-8 in her career with Chicago Public Schools and has been with the Chicago Board of Education since spring of 1996.
Mrs. Sandberg has been involved in many school committees, has been a mentor teacher to Loyola University student teachers as well as having taught ESL classes abroad in Slovakia. Mrs. Sandberg also took a year off from teaching and traveled around the world with her her husband before having her children in 2002.
Mrs. Sandberg believes that each student is unique and has their own learning style. It is her goal to help each individual student find the way they learn best in order to help them become successful in and out of the school setting.
When she is not in school, you might find Mrs. Sandberg cooking with her family, reading or planning her next trip to a new place. Mrs. Sandberg is married, has two children (soon to be three), and a Coon Hound named Charlie. Mrs. Sandberg and her family reside in Rogers Park.
Mrs. Catherine Sandberg