Sybil Madison-Boyd



  • 47222 Promoting Social and Academic Development of Urban Children

Job experience

  • Director, Learning Pathways Program, Digital Youth Network, DePaul University
  • Director of Education and Leadership, Chicago Quest Schools, Chicago International Charter School
  • Director of Elementary School Partnerships and Co-Leader of the Academic and Social Support Initiative, USI Network, Urban Education Institute, University of Chicago
  • Consultant, Chicago School Readiness Project, University of Chicago
  • Research Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Psychiatry, Institute for Juvenile Research
  • Training Faculty Associate, University of Illinois at Chicago, Institute for Juvenile Research Pre-Doctoral Psychology Internship Program

Fields of Special Interest

  • Development of Systemic Approaches to Integrating Academic and Social Support in Schools
  • Evidence-based Decison Making in Student Support Team Processes
  • School-Based Promotion of Healthy Development in Children and Adolescents
  • Coaching for Educational Equity and Excellence

Publications or presentations

  • Chicago Summer of Learning: Critically Important for Chicago Youth

  • "Public Schools: Issues of Access and Opportunity for Under-Resourced Children and Families", DePaul University Community Mental Health Center, March, 2008
  • "Improving Instruction: Using Communities of Practice to Bring High Quality Teaching to Scale" American Educational Research Association, April, 2007 (with Julie Burnett)