Phone: 708-747-3535


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors in Special Education and Elementary Education from Lewis University.

Mrs. Considine

Mrs. Considine teaches second grade with a wonderful co-teacher, Mrs. Kraft.  Mrs. Considine has been working in Matteson School District 162 for15 years, and this is her sixth year at Arcadia!  She graduated from Lewis University in 2007 with a Bachelor's in Elementary Education and Special Education. 

Outside of work, Mrs. Considine enjoys spending time with her husband, Kyle, and their two children, Olivia and Jack, who are 9 and 5.5 years old. She is so excited to be working in second grade again this year, and knows all of the children will learn a lot this year!

Mrs. Considine can be reached via phone at 708-747-3535 Ext. 5234 or via email at

Phone: (708) 747-3535


Degrees and Certifications:

M.A. Curriculum and Instruction - American College of Education B.A. Elementary Education - Eastern Illinois University

Mrs. Kraft

Ashling Kraft is very excited to be a second grade teacher at Arcadia School this year! Mrs. Kraft is in her 6th year teaching at Arcadia Elementary School, but her 10th year teaching in the Matteson 162 School District! She looks forward to working with her children each and everyday as they learn and grow! She looks forward to having many wonderful experiences and opportunities to learn. 

Mrs. Kraft received a bachelors degree in Elementary Education from Eastern Illinois University and three years ago, she completed her Masters Degree in Curriculum and Instruction.

Outside of school, Mrs. Kraft enjoys spending time with her husband, dog, family, and friends. She LOVES being a teacher and strives to inspire her students to be lifelong learners!

Mrs. Kraft uses the Seesaw app during the school year, as well as Google Classroom. This is an excellent way to receive quick updates about what is happening at school, or to contact her quickly during the day.