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The Chicago Center Team


Nancy Friesen (she/her)

Director, Urban Student Teaching Program, The Chicago Center


Nancy attended the program as an undergraduate and fell in love with the city and the Center’s educational philosophy.  She has an MS in teaching from U of C and over 15 years of classroom teaching experience.  


She’s worked with Chicago Center for over 25 years and has served as student teaching program director since 2009.  She loves learning and helping others learn.  She enjoys creating nature walks, art and music, and attending cultural events in the city. 

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