Phone: 630-784-7300 ext: 4262
Degrees and Certifications:
M.A. Teaching Leadership with Endorsement St. Xavier University M.A. Curriculum & Instruction Concordia University, Chicago B.A. Family and Consumer Sciences - Teaching Education Illinois State University
Ms. Giganti is in her first year in the Fine and Professional Arts department - Family and Consumer Sciences - at Wheaton North High School. Prior to beginning her professional teaching career, Ms. Giganti earned her bachelor's degree in Family and Consumer Sciences - Teacher Education - from Illinois State University in Normal, IL. Ms. Giganti went on to teach at Tinley Park High School for 8 years. During those 8 years, she earned a master's degree in Curriculum & Instruction from Concordia University in Chicago, IL and a second master's degree in Teacher Leadership from St. Xavier University in Chicago, IL.
She has since had experience teaching at a variety of other schools and is coming to Wheaton North after teaching at Lemont High School last year. She is teaching Child Development 1 and Child Development 2 and running our Falcon Preschool program as well as teaching Culinary Arts and Nutrition 1 this year. She is currently working toward an ESL endrosement from University of St. Francis in Joliet, IL. She is so excited to be here, connecting with students and staff and providing hands-on, application experiences for all her students.