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…


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…


The Chicago Public Education Fund Expands Fellowships for Distinguished Principals in Chicago

Twenty-five principals chosen for local Northwestern University executive leadership program, and eight principals chosen for national Cahn Fellows Program for Distinguished Principals. CHICAGO – September 27, 2016 – Today, The Chicago…


The Fund Releases Report Detailing High Turnover of Chicago Principals and Recommended Steps For Reversing the Trend

“Chicago’s Fight to Keep Top Principals” reflects survey results and insights of more than 400 Chicago public school principals CHICAGO – November 3, 2015 – During a City Club of…


The Fund Announces Grants to Support Innovative Strategies, Solutions at 25 Chicago public schools

Grant program enables schools to implement plans for innovation developed during The Fund’s Summer Design Program Today, The Chicago Public Education Fund (The Fund) announced that it will award a…


The Fund to Unveil New Report at City Club of Chicago Event

  Join The Fund and the City Club of Chicago at Maggiano’s Banquets on Tuesday, November 3! This event will mark the official release of our new report, Chicago’s Fight to Keep Top…


The Fund Welcomes Stuart E. Lucas to its Board of Directors

Today, The Chicago Public Education Fund’s Board of Directors announced the election of Stuart E. Lucas, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Wealth Strategist Partners, to its board of directors….


The Fund Invests to Retain Chicago’s Strongest Principals

Twenty principals from Chicago’s public schools chosen for second cohort of  Northwestern University principal development program Today, The Chicago Public Education Fund (The Fund) announced its support of the 20…


2015 Summer Design Program Innovations Take Shape

Summer is finally here, at least according to the thermometer! At The Fund, summer means we get to do one of our favorite things: deeply engage with Chicago’s best principals and…