• Mr. Mitchell
     Welcome to my classroom
     
     Richard T. Mitchell
     Grade/Subject: English
     Room: G181
     Email: richard.mitchell@cusd200.org
     
     
    Educational Background:
     
    University of Illinois at Champaign - Urbana, 1985  
    B.A. American and English Literature, Expository Rhetoric
     
    Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
    Juris Doctorate, 1989
     
    Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois
    Master of Arts in Teaching, 2001
     
    Teaching Experience:
     
    Wheaton Warrenville South High School:
     
     Freshman English
     Junior I English
     AP English Language and Composition
     Senior Rhetoric
     Argumentation Advanced / Intermediate
     AP English Language and Composition Summer Seminar Program
     
    Clubs:
     
    South Spoken Literary Magazine
    Youth and Government Judicial Program 
     
    Committees: 
     
    The McCormick-Felger English Award Committee  
     
    Seminars/Training:
     
    AP English Language and Literature Combined, 2009, Plainfield, IL.
    AP English Language and Composition (Experienced Teachers), 2011, Triton College, IL.
    Socratic Seminar Introductory Workshop, 2011, Chicago, IL.
    College Board AP Certified Scorer, 2014, Louisville, KY
     
    Additional Graduate Work: 
     
    Instructional Strategies that Work, 2013
    Reading for Understanding, 2013
    Igniting Creativity, Comprehension and Collaboration Through Inquiry, 2014
    Engaging Multiple Intelligences and Learning Styles, 2014 
    Common Core Successful Transition 6 - 12, 2014
    The Writer's Notebook, 2014 
    Differentiated Learning: How to Teach Varying Ability Levels, 2014 
     
    Other Work Experience:
     
    Legal Aid Services Attorney, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida - 2 years
    Insurance Defense Attorney, Chicago, Illinois - 8 years