Chicago Public Education Fund CEO Heather Anichini wrote an end-of-year note to Chicago's principals celebrating their achievements and acknowledging areas our city still needs to improve.
Growing up, Principal Raquel Saucedo of Salmon P. Chase Elementary School wanted to be a civil engineer and build bridges in developing countries. In many ways, as principal of Chase, Raquel is living out her dream. We sat down with Raquel to hear more about how she builds bridges between students, teachers and families.
Principal Michael Abello will be entering his fourth year at Piccolo School of Excellence this fall. A Chicago native who attended Walter Payton College Prep, Michael is driven by a sense of personal responsibility to make sure Chicago’s public school students have access to a quality education. We caught up with Michael to get a peek into a typical day at Piccolo.