Phil grew up in Shorewood, Wisconsin, graduated from Yale University, and taught in the Peace Corps in Nigeria. After teaching five years at Marshall High School on Chicago’s West Side, he taught at Northwestern University. In the 1970s he moved to Evanston Township High School where he taught in the History and Social Science Department for 22 years. He is also author of two US History textbooks, Life and Liberty, and Promise of America, both published by Scott Foresman.
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Chip grew up in Evanston, Illinois, graduated from Brown University, and traded options at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. After completing a History masters program at Northwestern University in 1990, he taught in the History and Social Science Department at his alma mater, Evanston Township High School for 18 years. He was Co-Project Director for Evanston's Teaching American History Grant and was a finalist for the Those Who Excel Teacher of the Year Award in Illinois.
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Mollie grew up in Eugene, Oregon. After studying history at the U of O, she taught history for thirteen years in the Seattle Public Schools. She served as co-chair of her school’s leadership and professional development teams. In 2006 she became Professional Development Director for The Choices Education Program of Brown University. At Choices she organized numerous institutes for social studies educators and facilitated workshops for districts throughout the country. She joined the DBQ team in 2010.
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Beth grew up in Denver, Colorado, graduated from Brown University and began a 24-year teaching career. She has taught grades 4-12 at the regular and AP levels in three schools: Saint Ann’s School in Brooklyn, NY, The Lycee International in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France, and Cherry Creek High School in Greenwood Village, Colorado where she was recently named Teacher of the Year. Beth has a strong interest in equity and technology in education. She joined the DBQ team in 2011.
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Jackie grew up in Lockhart, Florida, and graduated from the University of Florida with a BA in history. She went on to teach high school history for seven years in Volusia County and then Lake County Schools. She earned her Masters degree in Educational Leadership in 2008, and served the teachers of Lake County for six years as the Social Studies Curriculum Specialist. She also co-wrote and directed Lake County's Teaching American History Grants. She joined the DBQ team in 2011.
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Amie grew up in Altamonte Springs, Florida, and earned degrees in Economics and Educational Leadership at Stetson and Barry University. She taught High School Government, Economics and AP European history in the Lake County Schools. More recently Amie served Lake County in several leadership capacities including: TAH Project Grant Manager, Elementary Social Studies and K-12 Social Studies Curriculum Specialist. Amie joined The DBQ Project Team in the fall of 2011.
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Molly grew up in Evanston, Illinois, and graduated from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor with a BA in English. After teaching English in Costa Rica and Spanish in Prince George’s County, Maryland, she earned her MAT at SUNY-Cortland. She then taught middle and high school English (and even a little math!) at Brooklyn Friends School in Brooklyn, NY, where she stayed for 15 years. She joined the DBQ team in 2012.
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Keith grew up near Philadelphia, graduated from Florida State University, and began a 20-year teaching career in Lake County, Florida. He taught language arts and social studies at the middle school level for 15 years before moving to Leesburg High School. Keith was named Lake County's Social Studies Teacher of the Year in 2010 and Lake County's High School Teacher of the Year in 2014. He also served on the state of Florida's African American History Task Force. He joined the DBQ team full-time in the spring of 2015.
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Tyler grew up in Delaware and earned a business degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He transitioned to teaching in 2006 and has taught history, science and reading at the middle school level. Tyler also served as an elementary school instructional coach in Lake County and was named Rookie Teacher of the Year in 2007. As a DBQ Coach for Lake County, Tyler helped teachers implement the DBQ process through modeling and coaching. Tyler joined the DBQ team in the spring of 2015.
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Imali grew up in Livonia, Michigan. After graduating from Eastern Michigan University, she spent the next 8 years teaching 5th grade in Pasco County and Lake County, FL. In Lake County, Imali also served as a DBQ coach helping new teachers implement the DBQ process in their classrooms. In 2013, Imali was named Lake County Social Studies Teacher of the Year and received The Excellence in Teaching History Award by The Florida Council of Social Studies. Imali joined The DBQ Project in 2015.
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Janine grew up in Bedford, NY and graduated from Smith College. She spent a year studying at the University of Nairobi, then earned her Masters in Education from Harvard University. She taught high school level social studies for 14 years in North Carolina, New Jersey, and at Evanston Township High School. While at ETHS, Janine developed DBQ curriculum, and founded and ran the mentorship program for new teachers.
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Suzanne grew up in Michigan and has lived in the Chicago-area since 2000. She joined The DBQ Project in 2009. Prior to that, Suzanne spent eight years in the Chicago nonprofit sector where she held management, development and program positions and worked in the areas of youth development, civic engagement, campaign finance reform, and arts education. She has a B.A. from the University of Michigan and an M.A. from the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration where she was a McCormick Tribune Fellow in Urban and Community Leadership.
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Allie grew up in the Bay Area of California and the northern suburbs of Chicago. Allie graduated from the University of Iowa with a BA in Psychology and Studio Art. In addition to her part-time work at The DBQ Project, Allie is a professional oil/watercolor painter and she does freelance photography and graphic design.
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