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Cathy Daniels

Welcome to 5 th Grade

I am Ms. Daniels and I am a 5 th grade teacher here at Illinois
Elementary School. I came to Illinois school in September 2022, as a cadre substitute
teacher. I am currently pursuing a Masters in Elementary Education at Roosevelt
I have the awesome privilege to teach and impart while engaging and challenging my
students to become critical thinkers. It is my desire for them to be the best version of
Prior to working at Illinois Elementary, I was retired with 31 years of service. I worked in
central banking at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago for 18 years and later in higher
education at DePaul University for 13 years. I currently hold a Master’s of Science in
Public Service Administration and a Bachelors of Arts in Business Administration both
from DePaul University.
It is my pleasure to serve as an educator at Illinois School.