Lillian has worked in education since 2009, and as a classroom teacher since 2011. She loves school and learning is passionate about helping her students love school and learning, too.
After graduating from the International Baccalaureate program at West High School in Salt Lake City, Utah, Lillian went on to study History at Vassar College. Before graduating from Vassar, Lillian spent a semester studying in Paris; she returned to France after graduation as an intern with Chêne Bleu Wines. She moved to Chicago in 2008, and retains a love of that city in spite of its winters.
In Illinois, she worked in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at New Trier Township High School, and also earned a master’s degree in history from Northwestern University. Lillian’s history and social studies students have ranged from middle-school to college-aged, in university, boarding-, and day-school environments. Lillian is currently a candidate for National Board Certification through the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.
When she isn’t working, Lillian enjoys spending time in the kitchen or in the great outdoors. She has climbed mountains and biked trails all over the western United States and in Canada, and is currently working on mastering the art of sourdough bread. Lillian blogs about teaching History at ialwayshatedhistory.wordpress.com.