Gloria Henllan-Jones, NBCT
Gloria Henllan-Jones taught in the Chicago Public Schools for 34 years before retiring in 2012. Gloria received a BA from the University of Illinois and an MA from the University of California at Berkeley, as well as a MEd from National-Louis University. In CPS, she taught English, English as a Second Language, and Theory of Knowledge. She became a National Board Certified Teacher in 2000 and the next year joined Nurturing Teacher Leadership (NTL), the Union’s National Board Certification program, where she mentored National Board candidates in her own area of English as a New Language as well as Literacy, World Languages Other than English, Library/Media, and Counseling. After retiring, she joined the Quest Center, where she coordinates the NTL program and mentors teachers who are renewing their National Board certificates. Gloria also provides professional development classes in the areas of assessment, feedback, and learning objectives. She has been a teacher representative on the REACH Evaluation Appeals Panel for the last three years.
Gloria loves living in Chicago, where she equally enjoys working in her garden during the short, hot summers and taking long walks on clear, cold winter days.