Shirin Mathew

Education Consultant

About Shirin

Shirin is passionate about creating opportunities for youth through deeper learning and innovative education.

With years of experience teaching and leading in high-needs schools, Shirin is dedicated to advancing equity by building school communities that prioritizes the whole-child. She is energized about building capacity in teachers and students alike and creating supportive environments for learning and growth.


10 Years

Key Skills and Qualifications

  • Deeper Learning Frameworks
  • Project-Based Learning
  • STEM
  • Culturally Responsive Teaching
  • Instructional Coaching
  • Strategic planning and visioning with school leaders
  • Technology Integration
  • College Prep & Ambitious Instruction

Recognition and Publications

  • Panel Moderator, A Better Chicago Philanthropy Fund
  • Impact Council Member, A Better Chicago
  • Educational Advisor, Spikeview Portfolio Platform
  • Grant Winner & School Garden Leader, The Kitchen Community
  • Educational Leadership Academy, High Tech High Graduate Studies

Academic Qualifications

  • BSC, Biology - Queen’s University, Canada
  • B.Ed - Queen's University
  • M.Ed - York University, Canada