Quality Enhancement Section (QES) Staff Contact Information

Mailing address:  600 East Ash Street, Building 400, Mail Stop 2 North, Springfield, IL  62703
Phone: (217) 524-1598
Fax: (217) 782-9444
TTY: (866) 376-8446

Name E-mail and Phone

Kristin Semanik   Quality Enhancement Unit Supervisor

Provides oversight in identifying, developing, presenting and following up on all training programs and curriculum, that improves the health, welfare, safety and attainment of personal goals for individuals with developmental disabilities in any location that is certified, funded, or licensed by DHS (including CILAs and CDS providers). Provides leadership to the Quality Enhancement Unit at the Division.

Kristin.Semanik@Illinois.gov

(217) 558-1511

Ronald Cooley, Quality Enhancement Specialist

Direct Support Person Training, and DSP Instructor and Training Program Credentialing, Human Rights Committee Chairperson Training, Residential Director Training, Direct Support Person and Health Care Worker Registry/DSP Issues, Webinar and Curriculum Development

Direct inquiries about the DSP training program to Ronald Cooley

Ronald.Cooley@illinois.gov

(217) 557-8272

Gary Tucker, Quality Enhancement Specialist

Human Rights Committee Chairperson Training, Residential Director Training, Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional Training and QIDP/DSP, Instructor and Training Program Credentialing, Trainer of other Division curricula, Webinar and Curriculum Development

Direct inquiries about Continuing Education (CE) Approvals to Gary Tucker

Gary.Tucker@illinois.gov

(217) 557-6262