09.27.2016

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…

08.18.2016

2016 SDP Innovation Showcase

On August 18, 40 school teams from our 2016 Summer Design Program convened to celebrate and showcase the innovations they’ve been developing since March. The showcase featured a gallery walk…

06.22.2016

The Fund Welcomes Jim Frank to its Board of Directors

Today, The Chicago Public Education Fund (The Fund) announced the election of Jim Frank, Chief Executive Officer of Wheels, Inc., to its Board of Directors. “I’m pleased to join Chicago’s…

06.16.2016

2016 Principal Celebration

Today, The Fund hosted an end-of-year Principal Celebration, generously sponsored by ContextMedia and Leadership Council Member Shradha Agarwal, for principals from several programs, including all three Chicago Principals Fellowship cohorts, both cohorts…

05.06.2016

Breakthrough Schools: Chicago Winners Featured in “ChicagoInno”

7 Chicago Public Schools Get $1.9M Total From Leap Innovations for EdTech Makeover By Karis Hustad – Staff writer Originally published by ChicagoInno May 6, 2016 LEAP Innovations, the 1871-based edtech…

05.02.2016

The Fund Launches 2016 Principal Engagement Survey

Data will be reported to communicate insights, needs of Chicago principals Today, The Chicago Public Education Fund (The Fund) invited all of Chicago’s public school principals to participate in its third…

03.23.2016

SDP 2016 Design-Thinking Kickoff

Over the weekend, The Fund launched the Summer Design Program 2016 (SDP 2016), where 115 educators from 44 principal-led schools teams participated in the Design-Thinking Kickoff at 1871. The school teams…

03.22.2016

REACH Workshop

Last night, The Fund hosted our first-ever REACH Workshop in conjunction with the release of our latest brief, Voices from the Field. The brief addresses the need for more flexibility and support…

03.19.2016

The Fund Launches Summer Design Program 2016

The Fund kicked of SDP 2016 with a Design-Thinking Workshop for more than 135 educators Today, The Chicago Public Education Fund (The Fund) launched the fourth year of its flagship…