Jeanette Bartley serves as co-director of the UChicago Urban Teacher Education Program, where she oversees UTEP's program design, curriculum, and program operations as well as the recruitment of students, staff, faculty, and clinical instructors.
Prior to her role as co-director, Bartley served as assistant director of the Middle Grades Licensure Pathway where she oversaw the Middle Grades Program and co-lead the residency year for residents. She co-lead the Teaching & Learning (T & L) Seminar and supervised Middle Grade residents in their field and clinical placements. She also taught Science Content for Teaching I, II, and III and Science Methods to first-year Elementary and Middle Grade interns.
Bartley has been an educator for ten years, having taught at both the high school and middle school levels. She previously taught high school biology, chemistry, earth and environmental sciences and middle school life and physical sciences.
Bartley holds a Bachelor of Science degree in secondary education and biology from DePaul University. She also has a Master of Science degree in biology from Chicago State University and a Master of Arts degree in educational leadership with a Type 75 Administrator Certificate from American College of Education.