Wendy Custable is the director of applied arts at the award-winning Adlai E. Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, Illinois. She has been in education for 21 years, beginning her career as a technology education teacher.
In her current role at Stevenson, she leads career and technical education (CTE) and driver education teams in professional learning, curriculum and instructional improvement, formative assessment, evidence-based grading, and social-emotional learning.
In addition to her teaching and leadership roles, Dr. Custable has presented at state and national conferences, as well as co-authored two books: Proficiency-Based Grading in the Content Areas (2019) and Collaboration for Career & Technical Education, Teamwork Beyond the Core Content Areas in a PLC (2020).
Dr. Custable earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial technology education from Illinois State University, a master’s degree in educational leadership from Northeastern Illinois University, and a doctorate in Educational Leadership from Loyola University Chicago.