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A Committment to Collaboration

Gerardo Arriaga has been an educator for more than 25 years. His passion for teaching began in his native country, Mexico, where he worked as a teacher before immigrating to…

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Shared Leadership and Innovative Solutions

Ginger Lumpkin has been an urban educator for more than 20 years. As a Chicago Public Schools (CPS) graduate, teacher and administrator, and the parent of a CPS student, Ginger…

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A Vision for Greatness

In 2000, Barton Dassinger moved to Chicago and joined Cesar E. Chávez Multicultural Academic Center’s teaching faculty. Chávez was already a solid neighborhood school serving a high-need population, but Barton…

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