Mrs. Ruzich is in her 11th year as a School Psychologist. She earned her Master's and Educational Specialist degrees in School Psychology at Ball State University. She also earned her Master's in Educational Leadership through Concordia University. Mrs. Ruzich provides support for students who are experiencing a variety of barriers to their educational progress. She is a part of the Diverse Learner's team and Payton's tiered-supports team (S^3). Mrs. Ruzich is the sponsor of the Green Ribbon Club (Payton's mental health club). Her special interests include Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Anxiety & Depression in adolescence, systems of support for mental health in the schools, and transition to adulthood for students with disabilities. In her free time, Mrs. Ruzich is an avid traveler who enjoys spending time with her husband and dog.
Phone: 773.534.0034 Ext. 25005