Degrees and Certifications:

B.S. Elementary Education M.S. Teaching Mathematics

Mrs. Diane Murphy

Mrs. Murphy began teaching at Illinois School during the 2021-2022 school year.  She previously taught in Chicago Public Schools.  She earned a B.S. in Education from Eastern Illinois University and  Master in Teaching Mathematics from the University of Illinois - Chicago.    Mrs Murphy loves teaching math and nothing is more satisfying to her than to see the AH-HA lights on a child's face when they finally understand a math concept.  Mrs. Murphy is married to her husband Robert of 30 years.  Together they have one son, one daughter and two beautiful grandchildren.  In her free time, Mrs. Murphy loves crafting and enjoying the outdoors.