Corey Winchester

Corey Winchester

Teaching Policy Fellow
Evanston Township High School
11th and 12th grade US history and sociology teacher
As much as it is important to empower educators, I find it equally as important to ensure that our students are empowered advocates too.  I'd love to see critical student leadership development at the forefront of educator advocacy, as it is our collective responsibility to push for systemic and institutional change.

Corey Winchester is a 2018-19 Teach Plus Illinois Teaching Policy Fellow. Corey teaches US History and sociology of class, gender, and race at Evanston Township High School in Evanston, Illinois, where he also serves as the coordinator of the Students Organized Against Racism (SOAR) and is the induction coordinator for District 202's newly hired licensed staff. He was recognized in 2013 by District 202 and by the Illinois State Board of Education as an Excellent Early Career Educator and, in 2016, he received a Distinguished Alumnus Award from the School of Education at Loyola University Chicago. Corey served for four years on the Board of Directors of Evanston Scholars, a non-profit college access and success program supporting first-generation, low-income, and students of color. He earned his BS in Education and Social Policy from Northwestern University, his MEd from Loyola University Chicago in Cultural and Educational Policy Studies, and is pursuing an EdD in Educational Leadership at DePaul University.