Blended Pre-K Special Education Teacher • Ms. Susan Bending (Ms. Suzee)


Tel: 773-534-1228

Days: Full Time

Education / Certifications:

  • MAT Early Childhood Education
  • Type 04 certification (Pre-k-3rd)
  • ESCE approval
    ESL & LBS1 endorsement


  • My name is Suzee Bending, and this year I am in room 202 with Ms. Gina Fuentes their Special Education teacher, we also have new SECA: Jennifer Murphy!! We have a bright class, and will continue to grow as a team in the annex!! In my free time, I eat out at restaurants and spend time with my family. Looking forward to W's across the board!!

  • I started at Beard in April 2021 as the Pre-k through 3rd STEAM and Second Step teacher, and I am going into my first year as one of Beard's Blended Pre-K Special Education teacher. I bring over eight years of experience providing early childhood education in Chicago. Favorite quotes include: "I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." by Maya Angelou and: “To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt.