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Summer Design Program

03.24.2017  |  

SDP Spotlight: What IS the SAMS Process?

Today’s post is guest authored by Latrese T. Mathis, Principal of John Hay Community Academy. Time is always a challenge for principals. And effectively delegating important tasks to your team…

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03.17.2017  |  

SDP Spotlight: Opportunities with Time

Today’s post is guest authored by Clariza Dominicci, Principal of Marvin Camras Children’s Engineering School. I have been the proud principal of Marvin Camras Children’s Engineering School since 2013. In my time…

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03.10.2017  |  

SDP Spotlight: Providing Time for Teachers to Collaborate

Today’s guest post is authored by Olimpia Bahena, Principal of Talcott Fine Arts and Museum Academy. Olimpia led teams through the Summer Design Program in 2014 and 2016.  I have…

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03.03.2017  |  

SDP Spotlight: Prioritizing Instructional Leadership

Note from The Fund team: We’re releasing applications for our 2017 Summer Design Program next week, and we’re featuring principal stories from last year’s cohort all month! This post is…

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Including Parents in a Child’s Educational Journey

For Principal LaTarsha Green, Marquette Elementary School is more than just a workplace. “[The school] is really an extension of who I am and who I want to be,” she…

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Watch Innovative Educators in Action

Launched in summer 2013, The Fund’s Innovative Educator Network (The Network) unites high-performing educators willing to re-think the way they use talent, technology and time to transform student learning citywide….

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Principal Perspective: Dolores Cupp of Hurley Fine and Performing Arts Magnet Cluster School

Note from The Fund team: Happy Friday! We’re delighted to bring you another Principal Perspective post this week. Dolores Cupp leads Hurley Fine and Performing Arts Magnet Cluster School, and she is…

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03.04.2016  |  , ,

Q&A with Principal Olimpia Bahena

Note from The Fund Team: It’s week two of our Q&A series! Principal Olimpia Bahena shares what inspired her to advocate for language programs at Talcott Elementary School and why she is a…

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02.26.2016  |  , ,

Q&A with Principal Angela Sims

Note from The Fund team: Guess what? We’re launching another new series today! We wanted to get to know more about the work great leaders do in our city, so…

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