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Janine Stroemer-Cheeks

SEL/Community Resource Coordinator

Southland Initiative

Stroemer-Cheeks, Janine

Janine comes to the Partnership as a dependable and charismatic teacher with 30 years of delivering instruction at the high school and community college levels. Her professional experience in public education focused on creative writing, theater, and communication arts education. As the Head Speech Team coach, she demonstrated her expertise in public speaking, evaluation, and writing. She brings highly developed organizational and communication abilities to this position.

Janine earned a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Education from Northern Illinois and a Master of Arts in Interpersonal/Intercultural Communication from Illinois State University. She currently holds an Illinois Professional Educator License for teaching Secondary Education for grades 6-12 with endorsements in Theatre, Speech, and English and grades 6-8 in Language Arts and Social Science.