Wil Greenwald started his career in education as a classroom teacher in 2001. His primary focus has been teaching computer programming classes. He received his undergraduate degree in Business from the State University of New York and completed his graduate work at Roosevelt University; earning two masters’ degrees in Education and Management of Information Systems.
In his current role at Maine Township District 207, he has created the curriculum used to teach the computer programming classes. His goal is to teach students to understand how computer programs work and have students learn coding tools that reflect how code is being developed in the professional space. He also teaches Integration of Technology into Curriculum as an adjunct professor at Roosevelt University in the College of Education. Here, he has the ability to work with aspiring Early Education teachers to cultivate how they plan to drive technological solutions into their classrooms.
Prior to his current roles in education, he worked in executive search consulting, managing senior level executive searches for General Motors, Fleishman Hilliard and various .com startups. Prior to that, Wil worked at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange as an arbitrage clerk in the Eurodollar pits and traded his own account in the currency pits.