Martha Mulligan

Martha Mulligan

Martha Mulligan

Adjunct Lecturer, Master of Science in Education
Adjunct Lecturer, SESP Undergraduate Program


Martha Mulligan is a mathematics teacher and department chair at Northside College Preparatory High School in Chicago. She has been a National Board Certified Teacher since 2004 and was National Evaluator Certified in 2014. As a Framework Specialist in Chicago Public Schools, she works with a district-wide cohort of teachers to advance teaching and learning through the creation and dissemination of effective teaching strategies aligned to the CPS Framework for Teaching. 

In 2007, Mulligan was a DRIVE award winner, chosen as one of 26 outstanding teachers out of 26,000 Chicago Public Schools teachers. During the 2009-10 academic year, she was the Teacher-in-Residence at Northwestern University's School of Education and Social Policy. During her career at Northside Prep, she has taught all four levels of an integrated, standards-based mathematics curriculum, mentored pre-service teachers, taught elective classes, led a service learning trip, awarded grants and sponsored extracurricular activities. Prior to teaching at Northside Prep, Mulligan was on the faculty at Perspectives Charter School and Harper High School.



Year Degree Institution
BA, Dance and Education Denison University
MEd, Curriculum and Instruction National-Louis University