Coordinator of Practice, Collaborating Districts Initiative
Mary Serbe works directly with the Collaborating Districts Initiative in conjunction with the senior vice president for program and the consultants to the districts. This includes playing a major role in organizing the Cross-Districts Learning Event (convening of the eight districts) each year.
Mary has had extensive administrative experience in the nonprofit sector. She is also an art educator and holds certification to teach art in grades K-12 in Illinois. In 2010 Mary completed her master’s degree in teaching at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she focused on bringing contemporary art and social justice into the classroom. She has worked with arts organizations and schools throughout the Chicago area.