Gene Amberg is Collaborations Director for the National Center for Professional & Research Ethics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Â He previously served as clinical assistant professor at the College of Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, following a successful career in public education, 25 years as a school superintendent. He was superintendent of Urbana School District 116 in Urbana, Illinois from 1992-2007. In recognition of his leadership, the district established the Eugene L. Amberg Endowed Chair for Excellence in Teaching, the first endowed chair of the Champaign-Urbana Schools Foundation.
In recent years, Amberg was selected for a Fulbright Superintendent Exchange in Germany and also the first U.S. Educator Delegation to China sponsored by The College Board. Today, he is a field consultant for AdvanceED and specializes in K-12 school accreditation in the U.S. and abroad.
He holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in educational administration from Saint Louis University.
Jill Peckham is the Project Coordinator for the National Center for Professional & Research Ethics.