Degrees and Certifications:
B.M.E. Music Education, Illinois Wesleyan University
Mr. Joseph Petrando
Mr. Petrando is the 6th grade music teacher at Edison Middle School. He is a recent graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University, earning a Bachelor of Music Education in 2017. At IWU, Mr. Petrando was a four-year member of the Collegiate Choir, with whom he performed in 18 states across the US, as well as in France. He completed his student teaching in the Fall of 2017 at Hinsdale Central High School in Hinsdale, IL, and Margaret Mead Junior High in Elk Grove Village, IL, teaching Choir and General Music. He spent the Spring of 2018 working at Wheaton Warrenville South High School as a permanent guest teacher. Mr. Petrando is a product of CUSD 200, and is excited for the opportunity to teach in such a wonderful district for his first permanent teaching position!