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September 22, 2017 Fund Program

Principal Perspective: The Power of Collaboration

As we kick off new cohorts of Principal Fellowships, Professional Learning Communities and our Educator Advisory Committee, we asked Jessa Reisner, Principal of Tarkington School of Excellence, to share her experience with two of these programs.

September 15, 2017 Blog Leadership

What We Can Learn from the Cubs (Even if You’re a White Sox Fan)


For the record, The Fund's CEO is a White Sox fan. But when our partners at MB Financial invited her to a breakfast with the Chicago Cubs’ President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein, her curiosity won out over cross-town rivalry. Theo’s focus was leadership – a theme that matters a lot to our team. He shared three ideas that she thought might resonate with you.

September 6, 2017 Community

2017-18 First Day of School!

Fund team members spent the first day of the 2017-18 school year volunteering in Chicago public schools around the city - and we've got the pictures to prove it!

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