Mrs. O’Connor crosses the Illinois border to be a part of our EverGreen family. She received her undergraduate degree from University of Illinois, and her masters and educational specialist degree from Northern Illinois. She taught for many years at Hawthorn School District in Vernon Hills, Il. She has been both a strategic specialist and a teacher for gifted and talented. She still teaches part time at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. She is very active in her home community. She loves animals, and in her spare time likes to write children stories. Robin O’Connor has four busy children. Her husband, Dennis likes to play the blues harp with local musicians. Mrs. O’Connor enthusiastically welcomes her first graders to a year of learning and fun.