Candace Fikis

Phone: (630) 876-6454


Degrees and Certifications:

Candace Fikis

Best times or ways to contact you:

Email is the best way to contact me. I check it numerous times throughout the day. I check voicemail once a day in the afternoon.

Biographical Info:

Years teaching: 19

Years at WCCHS: 16

Subjects currently teaching:

Economics, American Studies, American History

Why you became a teacher:

To be able to work with young adults, teaching subjects I am passionate about.

Subjects have taught in the past:

Crime and Society, Current Political Issues, Geography, Government, Latino Studies

Schools attended and degrees earned:

University of Illinois, B.S. and Master’s Degree from Aurora University

Extracurricular coaching/sponsoring:

Economics Challenge and Personal Finance Challenge Coach


Volleyball and softball

Favorite Quote:

“Each world represents a world in us, a world possible not known until they arrive, and it is by this meeting that a new world is born.”