All About Me

  • Gretchen Polenzani


     Illinois State University BSE 1982        

     St. Xavier University MA 2008


    Teaching Experience

    1999-present   Millburn District 24


    1998-1999               Oak Grove School District

    Kindergarten Assistant

    1987-1993               Round Lake District 116

    Second Grade

    1984-1987               St. William School, Chicago IL

    Second Grade

    1982-1984               St. Thomas School, Peoria IL

    Second Grade




    Hometown: Peoria IL    Current: Wadsworth IL

    Marital Status: Married to Joe 33 years

    Joe is a partner in the law firm FOX, LUNARDI, ZEIT & POLENZANI

    Children: Edward, 26, is an ISU graduate with a Communications major. He currently works at 95.1 WIIL Rock.

    Elizabeth (Lizzie), 21, is a student at CLC.

    Pets: Binx the black cat and Gizmo the tabby cat

    Interests: books, music, skiing, travel



    My Family  2016          P FAM       






     My Favorites

    COLOR:  pink

    SEASON:  Fall

    HOLIDAY:  Thanksgiving

    FOOD:  Asian- especially Thai

    TREATS:  Twizzlers (twisted fun)

    RESTAURANT: Big Bowl

    DRINK:  coffee- brewed, iced, latte

    AUTHOR: adult- Anne Tyler   children's- Beverly Cleary

    STORES:  Target,  Macy's

    MUSIC:  Roots Rock- BoDeans, Michael McDermott, Avett Brothers

    FLOWER:  Sunflower