​Who We Are 

Jill Glenn, LCSW
Executive ​Director of Community Partnerships
350. North Wells Street, (The Merchandise Mart) 4th floor, Suite #4094 Chicago, Illinois
[email protected]

A Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Illinois, Jill spent 17 years of her career working with ChildServ, a nonprofit child welfare agency. She is widely known as a tireless advocate for underserved populations and youth living in out-of-home placements. As the Executive Director of Community Partnerships at The Chicago School, Jill continues to spend much of her time building community relationships. Her energy and enthusiasm for building community partnerships comes from her first-hand understanding of how The Chicago School can impact, as well as benefit, from connecting with the community. She lives out her commitment to service having spent several years volunteering in the community. She spent ten years serving​ on the Board of Directors for Kids Rank, an organization that provides support to children of military families. She also serves as a weekly volunteer at the Sue Duncan Children’s Center, tutoring and mentoring youth from Chicago’s south side. She received a Master of Arts Degree in Social Work from Aurora University. ​​

Nadia R. Jones, EdD, LMFT
Associate Director of Community Partnerships
707 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 7110, Los Angeles, CA 90017
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Dr. Jones is Core Faculty for the Marriage and Family Therapy Program at TCSPP in Los Angeles, a bilingual (Spanish) therapist and a clinical supervisor. Dr. Jones is also a lecturer at California State University Northridge and California State University Dominguez Hills. Dr. Jones works in community mental health settings and private practice and has worked with LA county contracted agencies such as Counseling 4 Kids, Didi Hirsch and The Help Group. Dr. Jones has her Bachelors and License as a Psychologist from Peru, her Masters in MFT from Argosy University and her Ed.D. in Counseling Psychology also from Argosy University. Dr. Jones started working with kindergarten children in the educational psychology field in 2002 and fell in love with the population. Dr. Jones continued working with children, families and couples in Peru, and then in the U.S. when she moved here in 2005. In the U.S. she did her internship on a free community mental health clinic, and subsequently joined a DMH contracted agency to focus on the Latino community and other minorities. Her love for service learning and the community at large led her to work as an Associate Director of Community Partnerships. Dr. Jones’ research focuses on Evidence Based Practice Models such as The Positive Parenting Program, trauma, child and adolescent disorders, mom and child relational issues, family therapy and cultural issues. Her experience in clinical work with a variety of populations allows her to provide real life case examples to students and to enhance their counseling skills for the jobs they will face in their future.

Campus Compact AmeriCorps VISTA 

Falconer Colleen 1.jpgColleen Falconer, M.A.
AmeriCorps VISTA (2023-24)
350 N Wells St (Merchandise Mart) 4th floor, Suite 4092, Chicago, IL 60654

Colleen (they/she) is a 2023 graduate of Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts, with an M.A. in Community Development. A hands-on learner, Colleen brings experience in youth leadership development, project-based learning, action-oriented research, nonprofit advocacy, and equity work into their new role at The Chicago School. She is excited to join the dynamic team in Community Partnerships and get to know the city of Chicago through its organizations and community members. Staff, students, and faculty interested in working with any of TCS's partner sites can reach out to Colleen to map out options and opportunities.