Robyn Bican is an ambitious and thoughtful teaching professional trained in a variety of mediums who promotes art appreciation and individual creativity. Ms. Bican is a graduate from Northern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Art Education and a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from National-Louis University. She began her teaching career in 1995 with District 211 at Schaumburg High School where she taught Fundamentals of Art, Drawing, and Painting.
A mother of three, Ms. Bican took time to devote several years to her children and volunteer her time to art education. She helped to develop a program to incorporate additional art into the elementary curriculum in Downers Grove School District 58 and became chairman of the Art Awareness Program and Annual Art Exhibition at Lester Elementary School.
Ms. Bican returned to teaching art in 2012, where she taught Ceramics at Naperville North High School, Drawing and Digital Art at West Aurora High School. For the past three years she has served on the faculty of Downers Grove South High School teaching Drawing, Painting, and Jewelry/Metalworks.
Ms. Bican is committed to providing her students with a caring and developmentally sound foundation for a lifetime of artistic learning.
As a teacher, Mr. Hoering's goal is to facilitate student growth and development in the realms of design thinking, concept development, creativity, and visual storytelling. He believes the ability to communicate visually is imperative to all aspects of art and design, from product to expression.