East Lake Academy

A Private PreK Through 8 Catholic Academy
Mrs. Denean Gorman

Mrs. Denean Gorman

Contact No: 847.247.0035 ext.210

Mrs. Denean Gorman


Mrs. Gorman first joined the East Lake Academy team in 2010 as a Preschool aide. The following year, Mrs. Gorman became a lead Preschool age 4 teacher and Lunch Bunch Director. Mrs. Gorman then transitioned into our 3rd grade teacher and now, we are pleased to introduce her as our new Kindergarten teacher. Prior to East Lake, Mrs. Gorman accumulated 12 years of experience teaching Preschool through fifth grade. She earned her undergraduate degree for Elementary Education with a minor in Early Childhood from St. Norbert College in Wisconsin, and later received her Master’s degree in Teaching and Leadership from St. Xavier College in Chicago. She has written curriculum for gifted students and differentiated curriculum at the primary level for special needs students. She is trained in ELIC Reading, and has served as an in-service trainer on teaching Chicago Math and on how to differentiate reading and writing within a classroom setting. Mrs. Gorman and her family are members of St. Joseph Parish in Libertyville. She resides in Green Oaks with her husband, Trent, and their three children Abbie, Emi and TJ.

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