In honor of National Education Week (November 13th – 17th), we are excited to take this opportunity to feature the educators from our Head Start and Educational Services programs.

Tominique Williams is being featured for her “teamwork” in improving the education of children and youth throughout Chicagoland.

Learn more about Tominique in this short interview:

How long have you been working with Ada S. McKinley?
“Since January of 2023.”

What is the most rewarding part of your job?
“The most rewarding part of my job is engaging with team members.”

What makes you proud to work with Ada S. McKinley?
“The environment and the team building I encounter daily with my team.”

What is something that you’ve learned while working as an educator?
“I’ve learned about DAP (Developmentally Appropriate Practice) and as an educator, I also learn through my students.”

What is one piece of advice would you give to a person who is new to the education field?
“A piece of advice I would give is to be open minded and have patience. Also know that no two people are the same.”

What is one fun fact about yourself?
“I am a comedian who enjoys laughter.”