Phone: 630-972-9200


Degrees and Certifications:

Elementary Education BS from Eastern Illinois University Reading MA from Governor State University Reading Recovery Certificate from National Louis University

Mrs. Tota

Dear families and students of BJ Ward Elementary, 

I am one of the Reading Recovery Coordinators working with our First Grade and Kindergarten students. I have been an educator since 2002 and have been working in the Valley View School District since 2005. Early literacy development is my passion. As a reading teacher at BJ Ward, I am so grateful to have the opportunity to read with our primary classrooms each day. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions at 

Thank you, 

Mrs. Amy Tota 

Reading Specialist MA