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Thomas Koenigsberger (IL '88)


At the time of the Award, Thomas Koenigsberger was:

Adlai E. Stevenson High School
Lincolnshire, IL

Subject(s) taught: Chemistry, Physics, Biology/Life Science
Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

Biographical Information

Demonstrating the compassion and concern that characterize an extraordinary educator, Thomas Koenigsberger teaches chemistry, physics, and biology at Rockford's Jefferson High School. He has designed the school's new anatomy/physiology course and helped to revise the school district's science curriculum. Recognizing urgent needs outside the classroom, Mr. Koenigsberger has also taught CPR at the Hispanic Community Center, has developed a biology curriculum for the local adult education program and has tutored students for university advanced placement classes. He is the author of a student teaching manual in biology for the Northern Illinois University in DeKalb.

Additional Information


1969 Northern Illinois University, B.A.

Gifted & Talented Education, Science