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Darlene Gordon
High School Business/Social Studies Teacher
Business & Educational Consultant
Digital Marketing Expert

Professional Experience

Evanston Public Schools District 202

Advanced Placement Reader & Scorer
The College Board

U.S. Government & Politics

Voices From
Beneath the Veil
Norfolk State University

National Louis University 
Teacher Preparation Program

Experienced educator in grades 6-12 (highly-qualified and certificated in the State of Illinois). personal finance, consumer education, entrepreneurship, social media marketing, and the business relationship between government & politics and other business/marketing topics.  Course creation in the power of social media marketing for entrepreneurs, the creation of an online presence and personal branding.  Experienced in course planning, synchronous and asynchronous teaching methods using Google Meet and Zoom platforms in technology and building business skills, specializing in online student engagement.

Reader and scorer for students
taking the Advanced Placement
Exam throughThe College Board
to earn college credit in 
United States Government 
& Politics.

Presented findings from Master's Thesis on 20th century Contemporary Urban History - "Resisting the Struggle: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and The Open Housing Movement in Chicago, 1966-1967.

Summer of 2013
Co-led professional development workshop for summer institute training consisting of 40 educators from Chicago Public Schools (CPS).

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Bachelor of Arts, 
Marketing Management
DePaul University,
Chicago, IL

Master of Education,
Educational Leadership
(Type 75 Admin Certificate)
National Lewis University, 
Chicago, IL

Master of Arts,
20th Century Urban History
DePaul University, Chicago, IL

2024 (Expected)
Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)
Educational Leadership,
DePaul University, 

Chicago, IL

Skills & Expertise

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