Phone: 708-225-4892


Degrees and Certifications:

Masters of Arts in Leadership, May 2014 Concordia University, River Forest IL Emphasis: School Leadership Type 75, passed July 2013 Masters of Arts in Teaching, May 2007 Rockford College, Rockford, IL Emphasis: Instructional Strategies Magna Cum Laude Bachelor of Science, December 2004 Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL Major: Family and Consumer Science Emphasis: Family and Individual Development Cum Laude 

Ms. Carol Friedl

Hello and Welcome!

    I hope this page finds you well! I am excited to share a little bit about myself, as well as, provide you with some information about the classes I teach and some information about the activities happening here at Thronwood High School. 

    I believe that it truly takes a village to raise a child, thus gaining partnerships and creating positive relationships is important to me. I also believe that the sky is the limit when you are dedicated and hardworking, so I am always looking for opportunities to grow. That being said if you have any gems that you would like to share please feel free to reach out to me via email ( or phone (708.225.4892). 

Ms. Carol Friedl

Culinary Arts Educator, Asst. Activities Director, Student Council Advisor



Certification: IL Type 09; Endorsements: Child and Day Care Services, Consumer Economics and Resource Management, Food and Nutrition Services, Interpersonal, Family Relationships, and Parenting, Institutional and Home Management Services

IL Type 156; Principals exam

  • American Heart Association Heartsaver Instructor: CPR/AED
  • Illinois Food Service and Sanitation Certificate
  • ServSafe Instructors Certification
  • Breads 1; Joliet Junior College 2010
  • International Cooking; Joliet Junior College 2010
  • Au Chocolate and Cajun Cooking; Robert Morris


  • United Nations Culinary Teacher
  • Winter IFACSTA workshop presenter
  • Kappa Kappa Psi, Vice President
  • Huskie Marching Band, Section Leader tenor saxophones
  • Student Advancement Committee, designed a t-shirt for the college of Family, Consumer, Nutrition Sciences
  • Family, Consumer, Nutrition Science Grade Appeals Board
  • Parent advocate group for parents of Autistic children


  • Deans list for the College of Health and Human Services
  • NIU Outstanding Woman Student Award for 2004
  • Contribution in the Early Intervention of Illinois Program