All About Lauren Wilkie

10th Grade Writing Teacher at CICS Northtown in Chicago, IL

My name is Lauren Wilkie, and I am a 10th grade Writing Teacher at CICS Northtown Academy, a charter high school on the Northside of Chicago. I graduated from Michigan State in 2011, and upon graduation, worked at a private school in Metro Detroit. Led by my desire to work in urban education and move to a big city, I took a leap of faith and moved to Chicago. I have been working at my school for two years, serving as the founder of the NTA Writing Center and leader of New Teacher Induction. I am the K-12 NCTE Policy Analyst for Illinois, and I will be finishing up my Masters in Educational Administration from the University of Illinois this Spring; however, I still Bleed Green!

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After graduating from MSU, I worked in Metro Detroit for 2 years at a private school. June 2014, I made the leap and moved to Chicago! I haven't looked back!
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Through this program, I would like to continue contributing to the success of my school and my growth as an educational leader.

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My academic interests revolve around pedagogy, literacy, grammar, and curriculum design; I am also interested in the development of new teachers.


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35 students and I founded the NTA Writing Center; it is entirely student run and operated!
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I would like to present at a national conference; I would also like to be a Literacy Coach.
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