Who We Are
Jill Glenn, LCSW
Director of Community Partnerships
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
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.
Erica Rumpel, MA, LPC
Associate Director, NRCI & Service Learning
Office: Room 322
Erica Rumpel, Associate Director of the Naomi Ruth Cohen Institute (NRCI) and Service Learning has a dual role within Community Partnerships. She acts as Project Manager for NRCI; directing strategy, programs, and social impact initiatives while managing the on-campus service learning program for TCSPP- Chicago. Erica assists Faculty in Service Learning course development, cultivates community partnerships, develops student Leadership trainings, and uses experiential teaching methods in her courses. She is an adjunct faculty for International Studies and the Masters in Counseling Psychology program. Erica has traveled extensively in developing countries but primarily works in Nepal with the Kevin Rohan Memorial Eco Foundation. She also practices Psychotherapy in Chicago, specializing in the intersection of eastern and western modalities; specifically mindfulness, meditation, and yoga. Erica is the co-owner of Nature Yoga and Urban Lotus Yoga where she teaches classes and trains professionals on the use of Yoga in Psychotherapy. She received her B.S. in Social Sciences from Portland State University and a Master of Arts degree in Clinical Counseling Psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology.
Jen Van Ewyk
Community Engaged Scholarship Coordinator
Office: Room 321
For the past 3 years, Jen Van Ewyk has volunteered and interned with Habitat for Humanity. Through these experiences, she gained a passion for volunteerism and community service. Jen recently graduated from Elmhurst College with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and enjoys helping students become involved in the community.