Charles, Mary

Title/s:  Grants Director;
Adjunct Faculty

Specialty Area: Drop-Out Prevention/High School Retention, Academic Coaching, Curriculum Design, Community Based Service Learning

Office #:  Granada Center 429, LSC

Phone: 773-508-8383



M.A. Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL

Program Areas

  • Service Learning

Research Interests

  • Adolescent Development
  • Asset Based Thinking
  • Academic Coaching

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • American Education Research Association
  • Illinois Computing Educators
  • Illinois College Access Network

Courses Taught

  • CIEP 390 Field Service in the Community


  • Distinguished Alumni Award for Humanitarian Service, Clarke University (2012)
  • Presidential Higher Education Community Service Award, cited Loyola contributor (2011)

Selected Publications

  • Educational Leaders Encouraging the Intellectual and Professional Capacity of Others: A Social Justice Agenda, Chapter 7, Information Age Publishing Inc., 2011