Bill Kennedy is the co-instructor for the Residency Year Seminar for the University of Chicago Urban Teacher Education Program (UChicago UTEP). He also coordinates the clinical instructor work for the residency year. In addition, Kennedy mentors graduates of UChicago UTEP in their first, second and third years of teaching, and coordinates the professional development work for alumni.
Prior to joining UChicago UTEP, Kennedy worked for the New Teacher Network, which later became the Chicago New Teacher Center. From 1994 to 2005, Kennedy taught and was an assistant director in New York City Public Schools.
Kennedy received his M.A. in education from City College of New York. He completed his B.A. at the College of the Holy Cross.