Mallory Lawler is a 2020-2021 Teach Plus Illinois Policy Fellow. Mallory teaches 3rd grade at Lincoln Elementary School in Bellwood, Illinois, where she also teaches the Summer Enrichment Program. She has previously served on the Technology Implementation Team and the Literacy Committee. Mallory was awarded the 2019-2020 Bellwood School District “Teacher of the Year Award” and the Lincoln Elementary School “Teacher with the Most Student Interaction During COVID-19” award. She graduated from Dominican University with a BA in Psychology and Elementary Education. Mallory received her MEd in Curriculum Design and Instruction with an emphasis on The Inclusive Classroom and English for Speakers of Other Languages from Concordia University.