Hazel Herzog graduated from Northwestern University 1966 with a BS and MS in Speech Pathology.  She taught for two years at Niles West High School and 26 years at Highland Park High School.  Hazel was a speech therapist ; she tested students for learning disabilities; and she was assistant chairman of the Special Education Department at Highland Park.  She also helped develop and directed an English as a Second Language (ESL) program. In addition, Hazel served as the director of the Learning Center and created an Academic Assistance program that served students who were having academic difficulties but were not eligible for Special Education services. She retired from teaching in 1998 but continues to tutor students. Hazel lives in Deerfield with her husband Bud, also a Camp of Dreams board member.  They have three children and six grandchildren. Hazel also is involved with the Michael Rolfe Pancreatic Cancer Foundation and is a member of the High School District #113 caucus which endorses potential school board members.