Serena Peterson-Klosa is in her fifth year as the principal of Ebinger Elementary School in Chicago. Serena came to the Chicago Public Schools in 1991 as an 8th Grade Math and Science Teacher at Pulaski Fine Arts Academy. Before she left to become the Assistant Principal at McAuliffe Elementary School, she was named a Golden Apple Award Finalist. Ebinger is a high-achieving school that recently launched an International Baccalaureate program with an academically advanced curriculum that stresses global citizenship. PetersonKlosa earned her Bachelor’s in Elementary Education from Western Illinois University and a Master’s in Leadership and Policy Studies from Loyola University Chicago.