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Tara McGill

Tara McGill

  • Adjunct Faculty, Master of Science in Education
  • Curriculum Development Specialist

Research Interests

Design of scientific curriculum materials, professional development and cooperative learning


Tara McGill has been teaching for the MSED program since 2017 and working in P-12 learning since 2008. When she is not teaching an MSED course, she is doing grant-funded middle and high school curriculum-design work with Brian Reiser’s research team at NU.


  • MAT, Secondary Science with Middle-Level Learning Endorsement, National Louis University
  • MS, Entomology , University of Illinois- Urbana/Champaign
  • BA, Biology, Boston University