Jill Engel

Educational Consultant, School Matters, Inc.

Presenter Biography

Jill’s 28 years in public education have provided diverse experiences. She has taught in both elementary and secondary school settings, served as a special education coordinator, building principal, and as a district level assistant superintendent for human resources.
Jill coaches and supports administrators and teachers to:
• Collaboratively design, development and implement effective teacher and principal performance evaluation plans
• Develop a deep understanding of Danielson’s Framework for Teaching, leading to reflective teaching practices focused on professional growth and continuous improvement
• Achieve inter-rater reliability and provide consistency in evaluation practices
• Develop high quality assessments and standards based units
• Increase professional learning surrounding student engagement and instructional practices
• Develop highly effective teams
• Increase the use of data to inform decisions resulting in continuous school improvement
• Increase administrator ability to identify and develop leadership abilities in others

Additional Qualifications

Jill holds a Doctorate in Curriculum, Instruction and Educational Psychology from Loyola University, Chicago; a Master’s in Educational Administration from Roosevelt University, Chicago; and a Bachelor of Arts in Education and Psychology from Barat College, Lake Forest. She is a Qualified Teacher and Principal Evaluator and holds Administrative and Superintendent Endorsements.

ROE/ISC Contact

Diane Betts
Region 05 North Cook ISC 1