Tara Brownlee has been named Dean of Students for Niles North High School, effective August 1. The Niles Township High School District 219 Board of Education approved her appointment at its July 16 meeting.
Brownlee comes to D219 from Addison Trail High School in Addison, IL, where she has been a teacher since 2016. She taught Advanced Placement Macroeconomics there, and also taught for the Achieve program, which is an in-school alternative program. From 2011 to 2016, Brownlee taught Social Studies at Charles P. Steinmetz College Prep in Chicago Public Schools. At Steinmetz she was part of the school’s Instructional Leadership Team and part of the Freshman Success Team.
Brownlee earned a Master of Education in Teaching and Learning from DePaul University. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Economics from Roosevelt University in Chicago. She also earned an Educational Leadership, Ed. S. degree from National Louis University.