Phone: 630-636-3510


Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Garett Fair

Interim Principal

I am so excited to serve as interim principal of The Wheatlands Elementary School this year and beyond!

In my tenure in education, I have served in many capacities. As a teacher, I served as a middle school Alternative Education Instructor, Elementary Fine Arts Teacher, and 5th Grade General Education Teacher. Throughout my career, I have been privileged to serve on a number of school leadership committees: School Improvement Team, Academic/Behavioral Student Support Team (SST), New Educator Support Team, Crisis Prevention Team, and as a grade level and Art team leader/Professional Learning Community facilitator. 

I received my bachelors degree in teaching from Aurora University and my Masters degree in Educational Leadership (Type 75 licensure) from Concordia University Chicago. My family currently resides within the boundaries of SD308 and my daughter attends Kindergarten at Lakewood Creek Elementary! 

I am so honored to be a part of The Wheatlands Elementary’s very dedicated students, parents, and staff. I promise to serve my role with highest level of integrity, honesty, and professionalism and I thank you for your ample trust and support! Go Wolves!




Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Pamela Panozzo

Interim Assistant Principal

I am so excited to start serving as your interim assistant principal during the 2022-2023 school year!

I have been in education for over 23 years in many different roles, primarily in a K-5 building. During my years in Flossmoor, Illinois I served as a classroom teacher, principal designee and Summer Academy assistant principal. Most recently I was teaching within the gifted program and seeing students from grades K-5. I received my bachelor's in education from Purdue University and my master's in educational administration from Governors State University.

My first love has always been education. My belief is that we should model life-long learning for our students and above all, I believe learning should be fun.

Phone: (630) 636-3522


Degrees and Certifications:

Ms. Deven Butusov

Special Education Program Administrator

Deven Butusov began her career in 2003 as a school social worker with Kendall County Special Education Cooperative (KCSEC).  During her time as a school social worker, Deven serviced a variety of students with special education needs in the therapeutic day school setting.  In 2009, she became a Special Education Coordinator with KCSEC.  Throughout the years in this role, Deven has successfully coordinated special education programming at the elementary, jr. high, and high school level.  She is excited to serve as the Special Education Program Administrator supporting the students, families, and faculty at The Wheatlands Elementary!

Deven earned her master’s degree in educational administration/Type 75 certification from Governor’s State University (University Park, IL), her master’s degree in social work from Aurora University (Aurora, IL), and her bachelor’s degree in social work from Illinois State University (Normal, IL)