Mark Onuscheck is director of curriculum, instruction, and assessment at Adlai E. Stevenson High School in Illinois. He is a former English teacher and director of communication arts. In his current role, Mark works with academic divisions around professional learning, articulation, curricular and instructional revision, evaluation, assessment, social emotional learning, technologies, and implementation of the Common Core. He is also an adjunct professor at DePaul University.
Stevenson High School recently received its fifth National Blue Ribbon Award and is one of only six schools to win the United States Department of Education (USDE) National Blue Ribbon Award on five different occasions.
Mark was awarded the Quality Matters Star Rating for his work in online teaching. He helps to build curriculum and instructional practices for TimeLine Theatre’s arts integration program for Chicago Public Schools. Additionally, he is a grant recipient from the National Endowment for the Humanities and a member of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, National Council of Teachers of English, International Reading Association, and Learning Forward.
Mark earned a bachelor’s degree in English and cultural studies from Allegheny College and a master’s degree in teaching from the University of Pittsburgh.