Bridge View & Challenger
Day Schools
6935 W. Touhy Ave, Niles, IL 60714
Administration
Chris Raspante, M.A.  
Executive Director, Principal
Mr. Chris Raspante has a Masters Degree in Special Education and a Masters Degree in Counseling in addition to his type 75 administrative license.  Mr. Raspante has been with Bridge View and Challenger Day Schools since the schools' founding in 1985.

craspante@bvcschools.org
Dr. Rina Norris, Psy. D.    
Clinical Director
Dr. Rina Norris is a clinical psychologist who has been a part of Bridge View and Challenger Day Schools since 1999.  Dr. Norris is highly skilled in the areas of trauma, family therapy, hypnotherapy, group therapy, mindfulness, impulse disorder, milieu therapy, and adolescent mental health issues. She is fluent in Spanish.

rnorris@bvcschools.org
Dr. Jeffry Stine, Psy. D.  ~  Director of Diagnostic Assessments
Dr. Jeff Stine is a clinical psychologist who has been a part of  Bridge View and Challenger Day Schools since 2006.  Dr. Stine has experience in psychological assessment and is proficient in the treatment of adolescent self-injury, trauma, mood disorders, and anxiety with a combination of hypnotherapy, individual and family therapy, and mindfulness-based practices. ‚Äč
jstine@bvcschools.org
Catherine Kuczmierczyk, M.A.  
Assistant Principal
Mrs. Catherine Kuczmierczyk has a Masters Degree in Special Education and has her type 75 administrative license.  Mrs. Kuczmierczyk has experience working in both the public and non-public educational settings and has been with Bridge View and Challenger Day schools since 2013.

ckuczmierczyk@bvcschools.org
Dr. Suzanne Mihlon, Psy. D.   
Director of Mindfulness and Yoga Practices
Dr. Suzanne Mihlon received her doctorate degree in clinical psychology and has been with Bridge View and Challenger Day Schools since 2014. She completed 300-hour training through a nationally accredited yoga therapy program and has also received training in bringing trauma informed yoga into clinical practice. Dr. Mihlon has extensive experience in working with individuals with developmental disabilities and is proficient in the treatment of mood and anxiety disorders as well as mindfulness-based practices. 
smihlon@bvcschools.org