• Our Lincoln Park Campus

    Our state-of-art facilities will inspire our children to be ambitious.

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  • Dedicated and Inspiring

    Our teachers are recruited for their ability to nurture lifelong learners and inspire each and every student

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  • Highest Quality Learning

    Our approach to learning gives each individual student the skills to thrive

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  • Love to Learn

    Our students love to learn, and our curriculum encourages inquiring minds and to always aim high

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  • Join Our Family

    We welcome you to our inclusive community. From day one, you and your child will feel at home with us

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  • Stay Connected

    Speaking directly with us is the best way to get your questions answered quickly. We look forward to hearing from you

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  • Keeping Track of Busy Lives

    Find out about the latest activities and developments in our school, including our new campus developments

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  • Lifelong Values through Skills Development

    The benefits of physical activity extend beyond the gym and work towards children’s inspiration and growth.

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Year 2

  • Carla Williamson 2016

    Carla Williamson

    Year 2 Leader and Teacher

    Carla Williamson

    Teaching was something I always wanted to do whilst growing up in Lincolnshire. Before moving to Chicago I taught in both Key Stages 1 and 2 in a highly successful school in the outskirts of Liverpool following my graduation from University there.In my spare time, I enjoy sports and keeping fit, taking part in many sporting activities.I am also a keen sports fan and enjoy going to professional sporting events; some of which I have attended include: the Olympics, Wimbledon and the Commonwealth Games. I love that Chicago is such a vibrant city with so much to do. I enjoy exploring the city and trying out lots of different restaurants and watching the local sports teams. The lakefront is one of my favorite places in Chicago.

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  • Phoebe Kenny

    Phoebe Kenny

    Year 2 Teacher

    Phoebe Kenny

    Since a very early age I always dreamt of being a teacher, asking my father to write sums for me to mark! I always knew what I wanted and this drive and passion is what has got me here today. Knowing that I could make a difference to someone’s life is such a thrill!

    I grew up in a small seaside town in East Sussex, England. After graduating from Canterbury Christ Church University College with a degree in Primary Education, I taught in East Sussex, Kent and most recently Hong Kong. All of these have provided me with new skills, new experiences and lots of fantastic teaching opportunities, which I look forward to sharing at British International School of Chicago, Lincoln Park. 

    I can’t wait to start with the Year 2 team and am excited to be joining such a forward thinking, creative and innovative school. Living and working in Chicago is an exciting thought, and I can’t wait to get to know the city and find out all that it has to offer.

    In my spare time, I like to stay healthy and enjoy long walks in the fresh air and exploring new parks and places. I am also a creative person and am particularly interested in modern calligraphy and typography, I am looking forward to continuing my practicing and getting better at this!

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  • Eliza Man 2016

    Eliza Man

    Year 2 Teacher

    Eliza Man

    After graduating from the University of Birmingham with a degree in Law, I returned to London and spent several years working in the legal and property sectors. However, growing up with Cantonese as an additional language, I have always been interested in helping others learn another language. After obtaining my Trinity Cert in TESOL, I taught English in Bangkok before returning to the U.K where I achieved my PGCE in Primary Education. I taught for two years in London before joining British International School of Chicago, Lincoln Park in 2013. I have thoroughly enjoyed my time in Chicago and love the variety of culture and entertainment that this city has to offer. In my spare time, I enjoy maintaining a very active lifestyle. I like working out at the gym and attending boxing classes. I am also a member of a number of sports leagues, including kickball and dodgeball. I am also passionate about traveling and have been fortunate to visit a wide variety of places since moving to America.

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  • Sarah Penrod 2016

    Sarah Penrod

    Learning Assistant for Ms. Williamson

    Sarah Penrod

    I was born and grew up in Evanston, Illinois. I spent several years teaching English abroad in Georgia, Korea and Turkey and now I am so happy to be back here in Chicago. I am now pursuing a Master's degree in early childhood education at DePaul University and in my free time I enjoy reading, playing the cello and spending as much time as possible by the lake.

    I strongly believe that every person should have the opportunity to experience the world around them. In my own experiences out of the country I learned so much about other cultures, my own culture and myself. It is so important that we as educators provide this life altering perspective to our students.

     

    • Universities Attended: Ripon College, DePaul University 
    • Degrees Earned: Bachelor's Degree
    • Certifications Earned: Trinity Certification in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

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  • Lucia Mancini 2016

    Lucia Mancini

    Learning Assistant for Ms. Kenny

    Lucia Mancini

    I love art, children's literature, and music. I grew up in Riverside, Illinois and recently moved into Chicago proper. It is such a lively city and every neighborhood feels like a different world. I could be here for years and never know the full extent of Chicago's spirit.

    Learning must be personalized to each student because life is personal and brilliance lies in individual differences. The eccentricities in a child's mind that may make it difficult for them to flourish in a "typical" classroom setting are the same eccentricities that allow for that brilliance. We eliminate the potential for creative thought we try to cram children into a mold.

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  • Marie Ansu 2016

    Marie Ansu

    Learning Assistant for Ms. Man

    Marie Ansu

    I was born in Sierra Leone West Africa. I moved to Chicago when I was in 3rd grade. My favorite part of Chicago is Woodfiled mall (Second largest mall in America). I enjoy maintaining a active lifestyle. I like working out daily and hiking once a month. I speak five languages including English. I am very passionate about fitness and learning.

    Unique and global opportunities enhance every student's learning experience and open their minds to new and diverse ideas. It also allow the kids to learn about each other/ teachers ethic background and culture. Learning about each other experience and background give children the opportunity to make connection with their friends and families history.

     

    • Universities Attended: Robert Morris University
    • Degrees Earned: MBA
    • Certifications Earned: Concentration in Health Care Administration

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