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Jeannie Schellin

Lecturer in Education


MS Education; Teacher Certification, DePaul University, 1997
MBA Candidate; Marketing Concentration, Illinois State University, 1992
BA English Literature; Business Communications Minor, University of Illinois: Champaign/Urbana, 1991

Professional Growth

Collaborated with guest speakers for ED 314, ED 210, & ED 215, including experts in gifted education, IEP analysis, assistive technology, technology, RTI/Problem Solving, urban education, cooperative learning, and multicultural education

Collaborated with professors and adjuncts in several forums to enhance supervisory roles and reviewer compliance at Northwestern University

Collaborated with US History teacher to design curriculum, select texts and co-teach American Studies

Co-designed curriculum and selected texts for Creative Writing Honors for gifted students at CTD

Authored curriculum and selected texts for English I course for at-risk summer school students

Co-developed English I and English III curricula and text selections

Hosted and collaborated with four writers-in-residence for American Studies, English I & III

Mentored pre-clinical student teacher from Benedictine University

Participated in a vertical team for English honors curricula

Coordinated annual Freshman Honors Convocation and National Honor Society Induction Ceremony

Created student tutor program as NHS Sponsor

Served as an advocate for at-risk students in a voluntary effort for a Character Counts! initiative

Participated in Spencer Kagan Cooperative Learning Seminars

Completed courses on multicultural education: Seeking Educational Equity & Diversity [SEED]

Attended numerous conferences and seminars hosted by IATE, NCTE, CASE, AP, and ISAT, among others

Authored 75-page thesis investigating the merits of interdisciplinary studies in secondary education