Degrees and Certifications:

Teacher Certification-Northeastern Illinois Universtiy M.F.A. (Painting) Northern Illinois University B.F.A. (Painting) Northern Illinois University

Tim Bleck

Tim Bleck is in his 24th year teaching at Deerfield High School. Mr. Bleck teaches AP Studio Art, Drawing and Painting, and Ceramics. In his time at Deerfield High School the AP Studio Art program has grown into two classes that has produced many scholarship and award winning artists in a variety of art disciplines. He is the creator and curator of the Deerfield High School student art collection. Mr. Bleck is the sponsor of Art Club, a co-sponsor of Deerfield High School's art and literary magazine "Troubadour", a co-sponsor to Peer Helping, and Head Coach of the girls golf team.

Mr. Bleck holds a B.F.A and M.F.A in painting from Northern Illinois University. He has displayed his work in many area art shows and competitions. Mr. Bleck has three paintings on permanent display in the school and he also designed the school crest and continues to be active with his art. He earned his Illinois State Teaching Certificate through Northeastern Illinois University conducting his student teaching at Deerfield High School.