is our grade 5-6 teacher. Alex has a degree in history from Kenyon College and a master’s in education from National Louis University. He taught reading, social studies, and language arts in Evanston's public schools and history at Francis W. Parker School. He created and taught courses in physics, chemistry, and engineering to middle school students at Northwestern University’s Center for Talent Development. Alex also has a learning and behavior specialist certification and has worked as a one-on-one instructor with students who have cognitive or learning disabilities.
Before earning his degree in education, Alex worked in the development of engineering startups. He holds two U.S. patents and has received grants to fund design-phase engineering work from the USDA and NASA.
Alex has two children, ages 7 and 10. In spring and summer, he pursues his (other) true passion as their little league coach.