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ETHS teacher named Teach Plus 2019-20 Illinois Policy Fellow

September 5, 2019  5:00pm CT


Anita Thawani Bucio

ETHS teacher and Teach Plus Illinois Policy Fellow Anita Thawani Bucio


ETHS English and AVID teacher Anita Thawani Bucio was selected by Teach Plus as one of 33 educators to serve as a Fellow of its Illinois Policy Fellowship 2019-20 cohort. Teach Plus is a national nonprofit that empowers teachers to lead improvements in policy and practice. 


Teachers are selected from across the state for this eleven-month program that facilitates advocacy for policies that support equity, access, and excellence for all Illinois students. As a Fellow, Bucio will continue to build on the work of previous Tech Plus Illinois cohorts - focusing on the recruitment and retention of teachers of color. To learn more, visit