Daniel M. Argentar
Daniel M. Argentar is a literacy coach and communication arts teacher at Adlai E. Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, Illinois. He works with instructors from all divisions to increase disciplinary literacy for students through book studies, professional development sessions and one-on-one coaching meetings.
In his previous role as a sixth-grade teacher, Daniel taught reading, language arts, social studies and science. He has provided academic literacy support to struggling freshmen and sophomores since 2001, as well as teaching other college prep and accelerated English courses.
Daniel earned a bachelor’s degree in speech communications from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, an English teaching degree and a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction from Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago, and a master’s degree in reading from Concordia University in Chicago.
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