Presenter: Nell Kemp

Nell Kemp

High School Science Specialist, Chicago Public Schools

​Session 2 (12:45 - 1:45): Supporting Authentic Intellectual Work in NGSS Classrooms

Nell's primary work with Chicago Public Schools is to design curricular materials and professional learning to support teachers in implementing high quality, NGSS aligned instruction. Prior to joining the CPS HS Science team, Nell taught middle and high school life science in CPS for 14 years. While in the classroom, Nell developed curricular units for the CPS Biology Framework and Northwestern University’s CT-Stem, and was a design team lead in the University of Illinois at Chicago’s NGSS aligned Assessment Literacy Project. Nell holds an MA in Secondary Education from DePaul University and a BS in Behavioral Neuroscience from Lehigh University.