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  • Our Lincoln Park Campus

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

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

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Stephen Feeney

Stephen Feeney | British International School of Chicago, Lincoln Park

Year 3 Leader

I am originally from Ireland, where I worked as a journalist for four years after graduating. Following a brief stint in Australia, I moved to Brighton in England to train as a teacher, where I remained for four years before moving to Chicago in 2015. While Ireland will always be home, I feel more like a Chicagoan every day, and love the fact that every day, I can look at that beautiful skyline on my cycle to work.


My hobbies outside school include soccer and travel; however, my biggest passion is Gaelic Football. Chicago has a healthy competition, and I have acted as chairman for my club for the past four years.

Creativity and challenge help our students get better every day - this is my sixth year at BISC-LP and my first in Year 6, something that I am really excited about. The best aspect of working here is that I have the opportunity to be as creative as I can when designing a curriculum for our students. When children have this impetus, they want to get the most out of their learning and push themselves further every day. As a result, the high expectations that we have for children at this school, are constantly met in fun and exciting ways.

  • Universities Attended: National University of Ireland, Galway/University of Brighton
  • Degrees Earned: Bachelor of Arts Degree in History Sociology & Political Studies
  • Certifications Earned: PGCE in Primary Education
  • Professional Development Experiences: Voted 2014 Sports/P.E. Teacher of the Year by Brighton & Hove City Council, organized a special needs inclusive sporting event with local schools in Brighton, have attended training on 'Boost Primary Reading' and 'Teaching Mathematics under the New Curriculum' in the UK.