Dr. Erin Roche - Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Dr. Erin Roche

Board Chairman Dr. Erin Roche

Chair of the Board of Trustees

Member of Executive Committee

Board Appointment:

  • Trustee since 2005
  • Representative of Secondary Education, appointed by the State Superintendent of Education


Principal of Prescott Magnet Cluster School


  • Ed.D. Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations, Peabody College at Vanderbilt University
  • M.A. in Education, University of Illinois-Chicago
  • National Board Certified Teacher – Early Adolescence/English Language Arts (2001)
  • B.A. in Elementary Education and Mathematics, Knox College
  • IMSA charter class 1989

Notable Accomplishments:

Trustee Roche is a member of the Local Advisory Board to New Leaders for New Schools-Chicago, a national principal preparation program.  He was a Fulbright Summer Scholar to Mexico, and served with the Peace Corps in Honduras.  Trustee Roche has also worked with the Chicago Public Schools to create Telpochcalli, a school dedicated to developing bilingual English/Spanish students.