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STEAM & Arts

The STEAM Department (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Math) is comprised of instruction in visual arts, media arts, theater, music, engineering, design and computer science. The Department adopts an interdisciplinary approach to learning that develops critical thinking and creativity using state of the art technology, fully equipped art and sculpture studio, engineering and fabrication lab, computer science lab and music studio. Students will create their own projects in robotics, visual and fine arts, documentary film, computer programming, engineering and design. Beginning with freshman year, all students are required to take a full year of coursework in STEAM which can be followed by electives within individual disciplines in sophomore, junior and senior years.

(revised June 2019)

STEAM Faculty

Jonathan Braun

Jonathan Braun

STEAM Department Chair & Music Director, Music Director - Band, Choir
B.A., DePaul University
STEAM, Fine Arts
Kelly Archambault

Kelly Archambault

English & STEAM Teacher
STEAM, English
Craig Bryant

Craig Bryant

English & Theatre Teacher
B.A., Northeastern Illinois University
B.F.A, New York University
M.F.A, New York University
STEAM, English, Fine Arts
Matthew Des Biens

Matthew Des Biens

STEAM Teacher
STEAM
Jonathan Moeller

Jonathan Moeller

STEAM - Film & Media Arts Teacher
B.A., University of New Orleans
M.F.A., Columbia College Chicago
STEAM, Fine Arts
Patty Okulinski-Reyes

Patty Okulinski-Reyes

STEAM - Botany & Sculpture Teacher
BFA
STEAM
Miguel Salazar

Miguel Salazar

STEAM - Computer Science Teacher
B.S., University of Utah
STEAM