Ellyn Vold has spent over a sixteen years teaching in Chicago Public Schools. She received her teaching
certificate and Bachelor degree of Arts in Elementary Education from National Louis University. She attended
Governors State University in Chicago where she received her ESL certification. Before coming to Brighton
Park Elementary, she spent 9 years teaching in Schaumburg and one year substitute teaching at The Latin
Ellyn Vold has been a first grade and kindergarten teacher at Brighton Park because she is an experienced and
an engaged teacher. She is a motivating and caring teacher with a positive attitude toward learning. She
enjoys collaborating with other teachers to meet the needs of her students. She is an ESL endorsed teacher
who enriches all of her student’s backgrounds She has a love of teaching and learning.
When she’s not at Brighton Park, Ellyn Vold, reads, enjoys movies and plays with her new grandson, Max
and his older sister, Evie. They go to the park and watch Evie learn to swim.