Phone: 847.784.2207


Degrees and Certifications:

Dr. Chimille Tillery

Director of Curriculum and Instruction

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Develops and oversees comprehensive professional development program; co-chairs Professional Development Council
  • Develops and oversees four-year teacher induction and mentoring program, including New Teacher Staff Developer and New Teacher Facilitators
  • Oversees standardized and college admission testing, including Test Center
  • Oversees curriculum processes, including new course proposals, textbook adoptions, Instructional and Professional Growth Grants, and Projects of Excellence
  • Oversees curricular programs, such as English as a Second Language (ESL) and the Integrated Global Studies School (IGSS), including program coordinators
  • Oversees student teaching placements and observation
  • Oversees annual revision of Program of Studies and School Profile
  • Oversees Advanced Placement Audit
  • Oversees State Licensure and Issuance of Evidence of Completion certificates for professional development
  • Supports career and technical education programs and administers Perkins and CTEI grants


Professional Educator Licenses

  • Illinois Type 75 (General Administrative)
  • Illinois Type 09 (Biological Sciences)

Academic Background

  • Ed.D. National Louis University, Skokie, IL 
  • M.A. Governor's State University, University Park, IL
  • M.Ed. DePaul University, Chicago, IL
  • B.S. University of Illinois, Chicago, IL

Professional Associations

  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • Illinois Principals Association
  • Midwest Principals' Center
  • National Association of Black School Educators