05.25.2017

Summer Design Program 2017 Kickoff

On May 17, we officially kicked off our 2017 Summer Design Program! Our fifth cohort unites 60 school teams and empowers them to develop creative solutions for scheduling, time and…

05.08.2017

The Fund Launches 2017 Principal Engagement Survey

May 8, 2017 – Today, The Chicago Public Education Fund (The Fund) invited all of Chicago’s public school principals to participate in its fourth annual Principal Engagement Survey. The survey will…

04.28.2017

Fund CEO Named Marquette Young Alumna of the Year

Congratulations to The Fund’s CEO, Heather Young Anichini, who is the 2017 Marquette University Diederich College of Communication Young Alumna of the Year! Read the official post below or on Marquette’s…

03.13.2017

Fund Principal Named Illinois Principal of the Year

  Congratulations to Michelle Willis, Principal of Gillespie Elementary School, who was named Elementary Principal of the Year by the Illinois Principals Association! We’ve been honored to work with Michelle…

03.10.2017

Chicago Principals Featured in The New York Times

We know that principals can make a difference. That’s why we were thrilled to see The New York Times recognize the progress Chicago’s schools are making thanks to strong school…

03.06.2017

The Fund Opens Applications for 2017 Summer Design Program

Expert partners will support up to 50 school teams  CHICAGO – March 6, 2017 – Today, The Chicago Public Education Fund (The Fund) opened applications for its fifth Summer Design…

11.16.2016

The Future of Leadership in Chicago’s Public Schools

On Monday, November 14, Fund CEO Heather Y. Anichini, joined by Fund Director and Joyce Foundation Vice President of Strategy and Program Beth Swanson, delivered key remarks and unveiled our…

11.15.2016

The Fund Releases New Report to Help School Communities Plan for Principal Transitions

A new report, “The Right Match: A Strong Principal in Every Public School,” reflects survey results and insights from more than 400 Chicago public school principals CHICAGO – November 14,…

10.27.2016

The Fund Releases Update on Recommendations to Keep Chicago’s Top Principals

A Look Back, The Path Forward was released last night at an event with more than 100 Chicago principals. It is the first in a series that details results from…