Katherine McCluskey is director of bilingual and ESL services at Glen Ellyn School District 41 in Illinois. A former K–12 teacher, she has worked with students and staff with a wide range of socioeconomic backgrounds. As a district administrator, Katherine has led key initiatives, including a K–8 dual language program, elementary-level foreign language programming and preK–12 ESL and bilingual programming. She has also led curriculum-writing efforts, developed RTI protocols and established professional learning communities that have resulted in academic success for students.
Katherine has presented at local and state conferences in the United States, and her work has been published by the Center for Applied Linguistics. She has been recognised for her work with EL students.
She earned a bachelor's degree in elementary education from Arizona State University, a master's degree in administration from Governor's State University and a doctor of education degree from Aurora University in leadership in administration.