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Corey Winchester

Curriculum Architect-in-Residence

Corey is an educator with over a decade of experience in roles including teacher, professional developer, coach, mentor and consultant, with entities including Evanston Township High School, Northwestern University, the Golden Apple Foundation, the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, Loyola University Chicago, Northwestern Academy for Chicago Public Schools and Breakthrough Collaborative. He has dual appointments as an adjunct instructor at Northwestern University, where he is also pursuing his doctorate in learning sciences, and Saint Louis University’s respective schools of education. Corey earned a master’s degree in learning sciences and a bachelor’s in education and social policy from Northwestern University as well as a Master of Education in cultural and educational policy studies from Loyola University Chicago. His recognition includes the Gilder Lehrman Institute’s 2020 History Teacher of the Year for Illinois and the 2019 Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching; in 2024 the Cook County Board of Commissioners issued a resolution honoring his work.