Student Wellness Contacts

Phone: 847-888-5000 Ext. 7039


Degrees and Certifications:

BS Health Education MS Physical Education Type 75 Certificate

Tracey Jakaitis

Student Wellness Curriculum Coordinator

Tracey oversees K-12 Physical Education, Health Education, and Driver Education. 

She has been an employee of U-46 since 1991.  She has taught Health Education at Larkin, Elgin, Streamwood, and South Elgin High Schools. 

Before becoming the Coordinator for Student Wellness, she was the PE/Health/Driver Ed/Social Studies and CTE Administrator at South Elgin High School.

If you would like to contact her, please email or call

1-847-888-5000 ext 7039

Phone: 847-888-5000 Ext 6434


Degrees and Certifications:

BA Physical Education MS Health, Physical Education, & Recreation MS Educational Administration

Mary Juvingo

Student Wellness Teacher Leader

Mary is currently in her 23rd year with School District U46. Before becoming the Student Wellness Teacher Leader, she taught Physical Education and Health at Kenyon Woods MS, Larsen MS, Canton MS, and Eastview MS throughout her career.  She also has been an Adjunct Professor at the college level.

She received her Bachelor's Degree of Arts Degree in Physical Education from Judson University, and a Master's of Science Degrees from Emporia State University in Health, Physical Education, and Recreation and University of Kansas in Educational Administration.  Rock Chalk!

Another fun fact about Mary, she is a U46 graduate - Elgin High School (Class of '97)

If you would like to contact her, please email or call

1-847-888-5000 ext 6434


Phone: 847-888-5000 Ext 3982


Degrees and Certifications:

BS Psychology MS Clinical Mental Health Counseling (Aug2025)

Savannah Pierce Walker

Prevention Education Specialist

Savannah is the newest member of the Student Wellness team, committed to expanding on prevention education for vaping, substances, and alcohol across the district.

Her background is in psychology and mental Health, currently working on her Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at National Louis University.  She is originally from Georgia, and has lived in the area since 2016.

If you would like to contact her, please email or call 1-847-888-5000 ext 3982