Meet the Teachers - Dawn Firak- General Music Prairiewood Elementary School & Mary Endres

School: Greenwood and Prairiewood Elementary School


Dawn Firak is currently the elementary music teacher at Prairiewood Elementary.  Since Dawn started in the district in 2007 she has taught at Verda Dierzen, Westwood, Greenwood and Prairiewood.
She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music Education from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Masters of Music Education at Northern Illinois University.  Throughout her years of teaching, she has had a wide variety of teaching experiences. She has taught middle school general music and choir, Kindermusik, community and church Children’s Choirs, private music lessons, and currently teaches at McHenry County College in the Early Childhood Department.
To find out the music happenings at Prairiewood, check out her website at