Fund Principal Named Illinois Principal of the Year

  Congratulations to Michelle Willis, Principal of Gillespie Elementary School, who was named Elementary Principal of the Year by the Illinois Principals Association! We’ve been honored to work with Michelle…


Chicago Principals Featured in The New York Times

We know that principals can make a difference. That’s why we were thrilled to see The New York Times recognize the progress Chicago’s schools are making thanks to strong school…


The Fund Opens Applications for 2017 Summer Design Program

Expert partners will support up to 50 school teams  CHICAGO – March 6, 2017 – Today, The Chicago Public Education Fund (The Fund) opened applications for its fifth Summer Design…