Mr. Byron | Speech and English Teacher
Ph: (708) 225-4681
Mr. Byron teaches Speech I, IB Language and Literature, and English II. He holds a B.S. in both English and Theatre Education from Illinois State University and a B.A. in Communications from Lake Forest College, and a Masters of Literature from Northwestern University where he wrote a thesis about how to successfully integrate Shakespeare back into high school and college curricula.
Mr. Byron is a passionate educator who, through a myriad of experiences within the Chicagoland area has developed an understanding for what students respond to. He began his career in Education teaching high school English and Theatre on the South Side of Chicago and around the Chicagoland area. He was the head of the newly-found Drama Department at Bogan Computer Technical High School and founded their Improvisation Troupe and Drama Club. Mr. Byron enjoys Shakespeare, all types of music, WWE, the Cubs and Bears, motorcycles, and anything to do with Batman.
“Never judging, but striving to always be fair” is the motto in every one of his classrooms, along with striving to bring both a sense of humor and passion into every lesson. Mr. Byron believes that no one’s ideas are too small, and everyone matters.