Who We Are 

Jill Glenn, LCSW
Director of Community Partnerships
Phone: 312.410.8991 
Office: Room 317

A Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Illinois, Glenn has spent 17 years of her career working with ChildServ, a nonprofit child welfare agency. She is widely known as a tireless advocate for underserved populations and youth living in out-of-home placements. As the director of community partnerships at The Chicago School, Glenn continues to spend much of her time building community relationships. Her energy and enthusiasm for building community partnerships comes from her first hand understanding of how The Chicago School can impact a community-based agency. She received a Master of Arts Degree in Social Work from Aurora University.

Sayaka Machizawa, Psy.D.
Associate Director of Community Partnerships
Phone: 312.410.8953
Office: Room 316

As the Associate Director of Community Partnerships, Dr. Machizawa coordinates and oversees various community engaged scholarship activities. She brings her research skills to implement community-based participatory research projects with students, aiming to provide the community with the tools and information necessary to enact change. As a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, she works at Georgemiller, Whyte, and Associates where she specializes in neuropsychological and psychological evaluation. She also works as an adviser, researcher, and facilitator for business consulting companies, including Japan Intercultural Consulting and Daishinsha. She has been involved in design research for major corporations including Lexus and Sega. She received a doctorate in Clinical Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and a B.A. in Psychology from Cornell College in Iowa.

Hannah Holtgeerts
Community Engaged Scholarship Coordinator
Office: Room 321
Phone: 312-467-2356

Email: hholtgeerts@thechicagoschool.edu


Since 2011, Hannah Holtgeerts has been working in student affairs using her photo, video, and people skills. Prior to that, Hannah volunteered for a year in Latin America, working alongside young mothers as they earned the equivalent of their GED. Whether it's in slum communities, universities, or the Chicago Public Schools system, Hannah has learned more from students than she could ever teach.