John Wasinski
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John Wasinski

Instructional Coach

Mr. Wasinski’s main role with TRECA is to support our grade 7-12 teachers in developing curriculum and instruction. He is passionate about student voice and choice. Mr. Wasinski has helped develop several TRECA courses, and he teaches one elective class. He has previously been a mentorship program director in South Bend, Indiana, a statewide teacher trainer, a biology teacher, and a student government advisor. He is a native Chicagoan and loves his hometown teams, especially the Blackhawks.

Fun facts about Mr. Wasinski:

  • Favorite subject: Ecology
  • Favorite sport: Lacrosse. I coach youth clinics and the Learn to Play program. 
  • Favorite quotes: “Your playing small does not serve the world. Who are you not to be great?” - Marianne Williamson