Stefanie Bator is the Co-Director of Equity and Inclusion and a History Instructor. Dr. Bator joined the Beacon Academy staff in 2015. She earned her Ph.D in American History from Northwestern University and has been teaching history for thirteen years. Dr. Bator is most interested in applying the methods Maria Montessori used to develop elementary pedagogy to Beacon's American History and Civics, Equity, and Social Justice curriculum. Outside of school, she is an anti-racist community organizer in Chicago.