Loyola University Chicago

Center for Science and Math Education

Maureen Nierenkoether

Science Instructional Coach

Maureen Nierenkoether is a Science Instructional Coach supporting the Next Generation Science Standards and high quality, research-based curricula such as SEPUP, FOSS, and STC in Chicago Public Schools. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Education from Illinois State University and her Masters in Education in School Technology from Loyola University. Prior to becoming a coach she worked in Chicago Public Schools for eight years teaching middle grade science and language arts. She is dedicated to making science classrooms engaging through the use of strong curricula and the integration of technology.