Mary McNicholas - Board Member

    • Dundee Township

      Current term expires: April 2021

      • Elected to the Board of Education in April 2017

      A lifelong Dundee resident, Mary attended Dundee Highlands Elementary, Dundee Middle, and Dundee-Crown High Schools. During her time at Dundee-Crown High School, she served as the Student Representative on the District 300 School Board's Legislative Committee, advocating for policy to support public education and District 300.

      She is currently studying Public Policy with a specialization in Education Policy at the University of Chicago. She has worked in neighborhoods on the Southside of Chicago with the Urban Education Institute to help low-income students of color access and afford a college education. She will continue to attend school this year while working with the Urban Education Institute’s “To & Through” project, helping public schools understand how best to serve low-income students.

      Development and Training Activities:

      • Open Meetings Act Training (6/2017)
      • Professional Development Leadership Training (6/2017)
      • Performance Evaluation Reform Act (6/2017)
      • The Basics of Governance (6/2017)



      Mary McNicholas, Board Member