Matt Nowakowski became an Archdiocese of Chicago teacher in 2010, and he joined St. Cletus School in 2015. This year, he is teaching 7th and 8th Grade LA and Literature. He is a product of Catholic education from kindergarten through graduate school. Mr. Nowakowski earned both his BA in English Secondary Education, and his MA in Curriculum and Instruction, from St. Xavier University in Chicago. He holds a Type 09 Certificate and also a Middle School Endorsement. Mr. Nowakowski and his wife have a four year old daughter, a baby boy on the way in January of 2022, and a German Shepherd.