Brooks VEX Robotics Head Coach
John McDowell has worked in education for the past 10 years. His primary focus has been in middle school science, math and technology. Prior to arriving in Oak Park, he worked as a National Technology Education Specialist for a publishing company. John joined District 97 in 2015 as a 7th grade science teacher at Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School, and became a VEX Robotics coach the same year.