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Moira Borkovec, M.Ed., currently teaches high school English Literature. Moira has over 20 years of experience teaching students in the 7th through 12th grades, and she is a former Assistant Principal of one of the top gifted centers in the state.

Moira’s career began in a seventh grade gifted program, and she soon transitioned to an Assistant Principal position. She loves to teach, and she always incorporates organizational skills in her teaching style.

Moira attended Saint Mary’s College of Notre Dame, earning a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and a minor in secondary education. She continued her education at the University of Illinois at Chicago, earning a M.Ed. in Educational Leadership. She is a certified teacher in the state of Illinois.



Nichole Carey, M.Ed, LPC is a licensed professional counselor currently serving as a professional high school counselor. Nichole has almost ten years of experience in the field of mental health working exclusively with young adults. She spent two years providing therapeutic services and life skills training to adolescents at the University of Chicago prior to her work as a high school counselor. Currently she specializes in college counseling and post-secondary placement.

Nichole attended Loyola University Chicago earning a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts in Women’s Studies. She continued her work at Loyola and earned a Masters of Education in School Counseling.



Sarah Peters, M.Ed, is a certified middle and secondary school teacher endorsed in Social Studies and Business. Currently teaching and coaching at the high school level, Sarah has ten years of experience helping several types of learners develop and grow to prepare for college.

A former Division I athlete, Sarah helps the student athlete craft the tools needed to become goal oriented, driven, and resilient. Sarah understands the juggling of the rigorous academic schedule, extracurricular activities, and recruiting at the college level. Organization is therefore paramount, and from organization comes success.

In the classroom, Sarah specializes in teaching history, geography, and political science courses and focuses primarily on helping students develop their reading, note taking, critical-thinking, and writing skills so that they are prepared for college and beyond.

Sarah attended Eastern Illinois University on a full athletic scholarship where she received several academic and athletic accolades while earning her a BA in Business with a minor in interior and fashion design. Her passion for coaching at the high school level led her to return to Lewis University to attain her BA in History, with a minor in Secondary Education as well as a Masters in Educational Leadership.