Principal Angela Sims of Lenart Regional Gifted Center has a unique question: How do you adequately challenge gifted students while keeping the material age appropriate? Read more about Angela’s innovative programming for pushing her students to shine, and how her role as a Summer Design Program participant and Chicago Principal Fellow supported this work.
Principal Nicole Milberg is strengthening community among students, families and teachers at Mitchell Elementary. Read about how Nicole makes Mitchell feel like a family.
When you think of a classroom, do you picture students sitting at desks in rows? Southside Occupational Academy is getting kids out of those traditional seats and into a new kind of classroom - sometimes they look like museums, sometimes like a janitor’s closet. Principal Josh Long shares how he is teaching students with disabilities job skills in unconventional places. Read more about it here.