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Barbara Sue Levandowski, American education educator. certified elementary teacher; certified secondary teacher; certified in administrative with superintendent endorsement; certified senior reviewer, Illinois. Recipient numerous awards for excellence in teaching, Those Who Excel award State of Illinois, 1979, Plato award, 2006; federal grantee.


Levandowski, Barbara Sue was born on March 16, 1948 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Earl F. and Ann (Klee) L. Bachelor in Edition and Spanish, North Park College, 1970.


Master of Science in Elementary Education, Northern Illinois U., 1975, degree in curriculum and supervision/instruction, 1977, Doctor of Education, 1979. Certified elementary teacher. Certified secondary teacher.

Certified in administrative with superintendent endorsement. Certified senior reviewer, Illinois.


Teacher Round Lake School District, Illinois, 1970—1975, Schaumburg School District, 1975—1987, assistant principal, 1977—1987. Principal, staff development director District 200 Northwood Elementary School, Woodstock, 1987-1994, director curriculum and instruction, 1994—2002. Developer, director Woodstock Mentor-Instruction for Teachers, 1998—2002.

Professor School Education, North Park University, Chicago, since 2003. Curriculum consultant Spring Grove School District, Illinois, 1980-1981. Instructor various courses, Schaumburg, 1984-1986.

Director Einstein School Writing Project, 1986-1987. Director District 200 Thinking Thinking Skills, since 1988. Co-instructor District 200 Teaching Thinking Skills Across the Curriculum, since 1992, director curriculum and instruction.

Chair north central association visitation team Huntley School Dist, 1989. Co-developer 4 year teacher mentor program, since 1994. Presenter Oxford University Rountable, Oxford Round Table, Oxford University, England, 2008.

Reviewer State of Illinois National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Teacher Education Program.


  • Certified elementary teacher. Certified secondary teacher. Certified in administrative with superintendent endorsement.

    Certified senior reviewer, Illinois.


  • Other Work

    • Member editorial board Illinois School Research and Development Journal, since 1981. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Chair Computer/Technology Strategic Action Team, Woodstock, 1988-1989. Member National Association of Elementary School Principals, National Association of Female Executives, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (in-service presenter since 1984, presenter state and national convention since 1989), American Biographical Research Association (board directors since 1985, publications committee 1983), National Staff Development Council, National Council of States for Insvc., Illinois Staff Development Council, Illinois Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (chair research committee 1982), Illinois Computer Educators, Institute Educational Research (editorial board advisors, co-chair effective teaching characteristics observation since 1990, Omega award), Illinois Principal Association Phi Delta Kappa, Delta Kappa Gamma.


Earl F. Levandowski

Ann (Klee) Levandowski