Services

Summit Educational Services, LLC can provide you or your faculty with professional development. Led by twenty year veteran teacher, Mr. Ray Kinzie, professional development opportunities cover a variety of topics.

  • New staff training
  • Coaching veteran teachers
  • Grant writing

Mr. Kinzie brings the following teaching experiences into your professional development sessions:

  • Chicago Public Schools– Nineteen years of teaching experience
  • The Avery Coonley School– Twenty years of experience as a summer program instructor
  • Northwestern University– Ten years of serving as an Instructor

Mr. Kinzie, to date, received over $20,000 in individual grant funding, including:

  • Chicago Foundation for Education– Small Grant, Study Group Coach, Fund for Teachers
  • International House of Blues Foundation/Live Nation– Action for the Arts Fund
  • Fund for Teachers Organization– Fund for Teachers Fellow (2010 and 2012)

Mr. Kinzie led professional development sessions at the following conferences:

  • NCSS National Conference- Seattle, WA
  • NCSS National Conference- St. Louis, MO
  • ICSS Statewide Conference- Edwardsville, IL
  • ICSS Statewide Conference- Peoria, IL
  • CFE Teachers as Leaders and Learners– Chicago, IL

Mr. Kinzie won several awards and recognition for his work, including:

  • Pearson Independence Social Studies Instruction Award– Pearson Publications
  • Econ Illinois– 3M Star in the Classroom Award
  • Fishman Prize for Superlative Classroom Practice Nominee
  • Stock Market Game– Coached the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place teams in Chicago competition.
  • Fund for Teachers Organization– Fund for Teachers Fellow
Presenting at the NCSS National Conference, St. Louis, MO

Presenting at the NCSS National Conference, St. Louis, MO

Presenting at the NCSS National Conference, St. Louis, MO

Presenting at the NCSS National Conference, St. Louis, MO