Crystal (she/her) joins Teach Plus as the Illinois Program Associate. Vested in equitable education early on, she attended and earned her BA in Education Studies from DePauw University. Prior to joining Teach Plus, Crystal dedicated 8 years to teaching in the parochial, elementary classroom, serving as a Cohort Lead, Technology Coordinator, and Fine Arts Program Director. She has served as Reference Librarian Coordinator at Glenwood-Lynwood Public Library, where she executed a vast array of engaging event programs and community workshops and developed and sustained partnerships between the library and three local elementary schools.
Illinois Teacher Leadership Coach and Program Associate