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Welcome to the Academically Talented and Project Challenge Program

Patricia Hurt

Room 11

Phone:  (630) 493-8152

Email: phurt@lisle202.org

I am at Schiesher all day on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and on Thursday mornings. You can call me any time and I will get back to you as soon as possible.

Bachelor's Degree in Education from the University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio

Master's Degree in Education from St. Xavier's University, Chicago, Illinois

56 hours of post graduate work


I retired from full time teaching in Lisle after 32 years in 2004. I then returned part-time as the Academically Talented/Project Challenge facilitator and teacher. I teach the Language Arts and math Academically Talented classes once a week. During this time I team teach with the teachers on higher order thinking skills and various other units. I also pull out the the top 2-5% of the Academically Talented students for a weekly class called Project Challenge. Here I give the qualified students opportunities to enrich the curriculum with projects and problem solving techniques. I also collaborate weekly with the teachers concerning students, curriculum, and issues that affect the Academically Talented program in Lisle.



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When your child is absent from school, please phone the school’s attendance line 630-493-8199. This is available 24 hours a day. You must report the absence and the reason for the absence. Please make every effort to place the call by 9AM the day of the absence. We kindly thank you for your cooperation. 





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Schiesher Elementary 5205 Kingston Ave. Lisle, IL  60532
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