Principal Patricia Brekke of Back of the Yards High School is lifting her community by creating an inclusive educational environment for students in the South West Side of the city. We sat down with Patty and were introduced to this unique model.
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.