Ellie Kurensky


BA Tulane University
M.Ed. Loyola University Chicago

Ellie earned her BA in English from Tulane University with a concentration in Secondary Education. A native to the Chicagoland area, she then moved back and earned her M.Ed. from Loyola University Chicago. Ellie has been teaching high school English since 2020, and enjoys connecting literature to students’ communities and the world around them. She is passionate about helping students become lifelong learners and advocates for themselves and others.

In her free time, Ellie enjoys reading, baking and walking along the lakefront. She can often be found at a yoga class or an independent bookstore.