Meet the Teachers

Meet the Team 



 Mrs. Delgado

 Hi my name is Michelle Delgado. This is my sixth year teaching First Grade here at River View. I graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in Sociology and then continued on to Spring Arbor University with a concentration in Elementary Education.  My husband Arturo and I have a beautiful 2 ½ year old daughter Delila, who keeps us hopping! We live right here in the Joliet/Plainfield area

Mrs. Dunow

I am a graduate of Millikin University and have a Master's Degree from Saint Xavier University.  I have experience teaching kindergarten, first and second grades.  In 2002, I was trained as a Reading Recovery teacher, which I taught for four years.  I am currently working on my National Boards  Certification in Literacy. 

Mrs. Kolinski

My name is Liz Kolinski.  This is my sixth year teaching first grade here at River View.  Prior to River View, I taught second grade for 11 years in the Chicago Public Schools.  I received by bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois in Chicago and my master's degree from Saint Xavier University.  My husband Greg and I have two wonderful daughters, Isabelle and Haley.  Isabelle is currently a fifth grader who enjoys playing the violin and loves soccer.  Haley is in first grade and also enjoys playing soccer and learning how to read.

Mrs. Mallory

I am a graduate of Southern Illinois University and have a Masters in Educational Leadership from Benedictine University. My teaching experience includes first and third grade. I have had the opportunity to work in several districts, but am proud to call Plainfield School District 202 home. I have five years in the district and look forward to continuing my growth as an educator amongst true professionals that provide learning experiences that prepare children for the future.

Mrs. Noser

Hi, my name is Mrs. Noser. I was born and raised in St. Louis MO where I received my Undergraduate Degree in both Regular and Special Education, and my Masters Degree in Regular Education.  This is my 13th year in teaching. My family and I relocated to the Chicago area 6 years ago.  I live in Plainfield along with my husband and two children.

Mrs. Ocenasek

For the past 10 years, I have been teaching first grade here at River View.  I am a graduate of Illinois State University.  In 2007, I received my Masters in Reading with a Reading Specialist certificate.  Currently, I am working towards my National Board Certification.  My husband and I have two children; Emilia, who is 3 and Charlie who is 1.   One thing I want all my students to take with them throughout life is a love of learning. 

Mrs. Russo

My name is Megan Russo! I am married and live Naperville.  I graduated from Millikin University.  This is my ninth year of teaching.  Previously, I taught 2nd and 5th grade at River View.  I am very excited to be teaching 1st grade!! When I am not teaching I enjoy competing in marathons and triathlons with my Dad.  These activities have been put on hold as my husband and I start our family.  We are expecting in February!