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Anne Grall Reichell

Lecturer in Education


EdD Educational Leadership, National College of Education, National-Louis University, 2006
Concentrations: Curriculum & Instruction, Curriculum & Social Inquiry.
Dissertation: The Teacher’s Story.
Advisor: Dr. Linda Tafel

CAS. Educational Leadership, National-Louis University, 2003 Advisor: Dr. Ronald Warwick

MEd. Science Education, National-Louis University, 1990 Advisor: Dr. Michael Bentley

BA Elementary Education, Concentration: General Science, Georgian Court College, 1974

Selected Publications

Grall Reichel, A. (2010) Expect More: Children Can Do Remarkable Things. Author House, Bloomington, IN http://www.childrencandoremarkablethings.com/

Chapter: Unitended Consequences in: The Myth & Reality of No Child Left Behind (2008). Editors: Price & Peterson. University Press of America

Sahn, L. & Grall Reichel, A. (2008). A Classroom Newspaper Integrates the Curriculum. Young Children. NAEYC (To be published in the March Issue on Integration)

Grall Reichel, A.  (2001). The Illinois Performance Descriptors: An Invaluable Tool for Focusing Curriculum & Instruction. Spectrum  Magazine. ISTA.

Grall Reichel, A. (1998). A Matter of Misconceptions. Connect, Synergy Learning, 11(4).

Grall Reichel, A. (1997). Taking on the Constructivist Quest. GEMS Network News, Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley, CA. Spring/Summer.

Grall Reichel, A. & Rossman, A. (1995). Public Gardens as Agents of Teacher Change. Roots. BGCI Education Network.  

Grall Reichel, A. (1994). Performance Assessment: Five Practical Approaches. Science & Children. 

Recent Presentations

September, 2010:Expect More: Children Can Do Remarkable Things
 AuthorHouse Bloomington, IN

February, 2010: Citizen Scientists & The Leave No Child Inside Initiative. Illinois Association for Gifted Children. IAGC Conference, Chicago, IL.

February, 2009: Doing What Scientists Do. Illinois Association for Gifted Children. IAGC Conference, Chicago, IL.

April, 2008: BEYOND CERTIFICATION: Building & Sustaining Relationships With Alternatively Certified Teachers. NAAC Conference, Atlanta, GA.

February 20, 2006: Are We Educating All Children? ATE National Conference, Atlanta, Georgia. Presenters: Emma Savage-Davis, Coastal Carolina University; Barbara Lee, Kean University; Anne Grall Reichel, National-Louis University.

October, 2005: Classroom Instruction That Works: An Overview of Research for Administrators. North Cook Intermediate Service Center Administrator’s Academy.

March, 2005: Scaffold Up Your Instruction: Differentiation. Adlai Stevenson High School Common Institute Day.

October, 2005: Invention, Invitation and Inquiry: Creating Programs to Meet the Mood and Spirit of Our Times. Brookfield Zoo.

November 12, 2005: Planting the Seeds: University – Museum Partnerships. NSTA Regional Convention, Chicago, IL. Presenters: Dr. Michael DiPinto & Anne Grall Reichel.

Professional Memberships 

ATE (Association of Teacher Educators)

IATE (Illinois Association of Teacher Educators)

NSTA (National Science Teacher Association)

AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science)

ASCD (Association of Supervision & Curriculum Development)

NSDC (National Staff Development Council

PDK (Phi Delta Kappa)

Honors and Awards


The National Association for Alternative Certification Research Grant: Research:(BEYOND CERTIFICATION: Building & Sustaining Relationships With Alternatively Certified Teachers.) To be awarded at the National Conference in Atlanta – April 2008. 

The North Cook Math Science Partnership, (A Collaborative Partnership, North Cook ISC, National-Louis University, Oakton Community College, Des Plaines School Districts 62 & 63) Contributing author and facilitator. Summer 2004 & 2005.

Lake County Alliance for Science, Awarded by ISBE. (A Collaborative Partnership – Lake County Regional Office of Education, Lake County Schools & ISBE.) Grant Author & Facilitator. (1999 – 2001) 

Facilitating Technological Design, Awarded by ISBE. (A Collaborative Partnership- Lake County Regional Office of Education, Lake County Schools, Abbott Laboratories, ISBE). Grant Author & Facilitator. (1997 & 1998).


June 2009: Recipient of the Service Award: Georgian Court University, Lakewood, New Jersey

September 2008: Recipient of a distinguished alumni award. The Court of Honor. Georgian Court University, Lakewood, New Jersey.

April 2008. Recipient of the National Association for Alternative Certification Research Grant. NAAC National Conference. Atlanta, GA.

February, 2006. Teacher Education Standards Cohort Award (For participation in Teacher Education Standards Portfolio Process). 

1995. Recipient of Teacher Educator Award (Chicago Public Schools). Chicago Museum Partners.

1984. Recipient of an Impact II Award IMSA for Dissemination of Exemplary Programs in Math & Science. (Illinois Math & Science Academy).

1974, Dean’s Medal for Academic Excellence, Georgian Court University 

1974, Education Award, Georgian Court University