Edsel Ford HS Feeder-Dr. Jill Chochol Biography

Jill Chochol holds a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from the University of Michigan/Ann Arbor. She taught elementary school in Detroit and Texas and received a Master of Arts degree in Reading, and was a k-12 reading specialist. Jill completed her Doctoral degree in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from Wayne State in 2008.

Jill has provided professional development to teachers and administrators in many school districts across the US in her role as a supplemental service provider.  Prior to coming to Dearborn Public Schools, Jill worked with the Michigan Department of Education providing technical assistance to low achieving schools with the Reading First grant.

In 2008, Jill became the principal of Whitmore-Bolles Elementary school.  After three years as a building administrator, she moved to central office and focused on instructional leadership in elementary schools. From 2015-2018, she supervised the Pk-12 Fordson Feeder Track.  In 2018, Jill began supervision of the Edsel Ford Feeder Track.

In her leisure time, Jill loves to read, ride her bike, walk her golden retriever and spending time with her family and friends.  Her husband Ken, retired in 2018 and they enjoy spending time with their son and daughter-in-law and granddaughter, Ruby.  Jill and Ken enjoy traveling and frequently are in the Traverse City, MI area.

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