Mrs. Bernadette Slovitt has been teaching at The Joseph Sears School since 2006. She holds a master’s degree in speech communications and is certified in speech pathology, special education, and elementary education and is a learning behavior specialist. Her career at Sears started in student services, continuing as a first grade teacher, and currently is in her seventh year of fifth grade. Mrs. Slovitt lives in Winnetka where she has raised her five children. She spends her time outside of school training for races and hanging out with her children and grandchildren.