Phone: 847-784-6536


Degrees and Certifications:

Megan Zajac

Director of Special Education


  • Works collaboratively with the Assistant Superintendent of Special Education to oversee and develop special education programs and services on the Northfield and Winnetka campuses
  • Works collaboratively with the Winnetka Special Education Department Chair, Northfield Special Education Department Chair, New Trier Learning Center Director and the Education and Life Skills Program Coordinator
  • Works collaboratively with special education teachers, instructional assistants, psychologists, and speech and language pathologists in the provision of quality special education services for students with disabilities
  • Works collaboratively with Ture North Special Education District to provide services for New Trier students
  • Works collaboratively with Assistant Principals on the Winnetka and Northfield Campuses to develop Multi-Tiered Systems of Supports

Academic Preparation:

  • Bachelor of Science in Special Education, with an emphasis in Intellectual Disabilities – Auburn University
  • Master of Arts in Learning Disabilities – Northwestern University
  • Master of Science in Educational Leadership – Northern Illinois University

Professional Licensure and Endorsements

  • Special Education, LBS1
  • General Administrative
  • Principal Evaluator and Teacher Evaluator