"You need and hopefully want to learn chemistry. I want to help. Together we can succeed."
M.S., University of Illinois
Niles North High School
Professor Frank Cardulla taught at Niles North High School in Skokie, IL, from 1964 to 1999. He subsequently taught at Lake Forest High School and Libertyville High School.
Professor Cardulla earned both his B.S. in Teaching of Chemistry with honors and his M.S. in Teaching of Physical Sciences from the University of Illinois.
He has received the National Catalyst Award for Outstanding Chemistry Teaching, a Presidential Award for Science Teaching, and the National James Bryant Conant Award. Additionally, he has received citations from institutions such as MIT and the University of Chicago for being named “most influential teacher” by attending students.
He has taught a wide variety of high school science courses, including regular-level and Honors and Advanced Placement Chemistry; Chemistry for the Health Sciences and Chemistry in the Community; regular-level Physics; and Science for Special Education Students. He served as Science Seminar Director and, additionally, was an Adjunct Professor for the Science Methods Teaching Course at Northwestern University.