Educational Consultant, School Matters, Inc.
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
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.
Region 05 North Cook ISC 1