LESSON BUILDER USER, GUEST CONTRIBUTOR
Stephanie Naegele is an educator at Chicago Public Schools with 5 years of experience. She currently teaches freshmen World Studies at Eric Solorio Academy High School. Through her teaching practice and leadership positions, she hopes to empower young people to make positive change within their communities. In her STEM leadership role, she works to come up with innovative methods and approaches to teaching that equips students with the knowledge and skills to be resourceful problem solvers. As a school leader in the Facing History Partner Schools Network, she works to integrate intellectual rigor, emotional engagement and ethical reflection into her schools curriculum. She’s an active collaborator both in and outside of her school in improving the culture and climate of the community she serves. Her work in combating prejudice involving all of the community's stakeholders has led to a wide array of initiatives that promote equity from culturally responsive teaching to community education to civic participation.
She received her Bachelor of the Arts degree with highest honors from Saint Xavier University. Her interests include antiquing and military history. In pursuit of her interests, she recently collaborated with the Friends of the National World War Two Memorial and the National Football League to further the organization's efforts in honoring and preserving the national memory of WWII at Soldier Field.