Phone: (630)739-3603


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors in Special Education Masters in Reading

Mrs. Denise Onderwater

Hello! My name is Denise Onderwater. I have my Bachelors in Special Education From Illinois State University and my Masters in Reading from Governors State.  I currently am seeking my ESL endorsement through St. Francsis University.  This is currently my fifth year at Valley View School District and my 13th year in teaching. I will be your 1st grade special education teacher in the the co-taught classroom.  

I look forward to working with your child this school year.  I wanted to share some fun facts about me.  I have five children.  I have three girls and two boys.  My children attend Orland Park schools.  My oldest is a junior in high school and my youngest is in Kindergarten.   In my spare time, I love to watch my children play lacrosse, cheerleading , and gymnastics.

I can't wait to see what this school year brings!  My mission for this school year is to have your children see their academic success and that learning can be fun in my classroom! Please feel free to contact me at anytime!



Mrs. Onderwater