309.827.0086 | Extension 1823
Mrs. JoLynn Plato teaches 6T Math and Science in Room 107. The 2020-21 school year marks Mrs. Plato's thirtieth year of teaching, and her twenty-first year in Bloomington Public School District 87.
Mrs. Plato was born and raised the youngest of eight children in Reading, PA. Her teaching career includes:
-First Grade Teacher, Saint Peter School, Reading, PA
-Middle Level Teacher (many areas), Blessed Sacrament School, Springfield, IL
-Seventh Grade ELA Teacher, Franklin Middle School, Springfield, IL
-Sixth/Seventh Grade Teacher and Math Department Chair, Bloomington Junior High School, Bloomington, IL
-Fourth Grade Teacher, Irving Elementary, Bloomington, IL
-IT Instructor, Bloomington Junior High School, Bloomington, IL
Mrs. Plato earned her Bachelor of Arts in Education with a minor in Mathematics from Blackburn College in Carlinville, IL, in 1991. Her first Master of Education degree was earned from UIUC in Curriculum, Technology, and Education Reform in 2000. Her second Master of Education degree specializing in Educational Administration was earned through Concordia University Chicago in 2013. Mrs. Plato is a National Board Certified Teacher, an ISTE Certified Educator, and has Google Certification, Levels 1 and 2.
Mrs. Plato has been married to Mr. Scott Plato for twenty-eight years. They have two great boys, Ignatius and Max, and a Yorkie puppy named Boo.