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…

03.11.2016

Op-Ed: “The Election No One Talks About”

By Ashley Richardson Published by The Chicago Tribune  March 11, 2016 It’s election season in Chicago. While most are focused on the upcoming presidential election, there is another critically important local…

02.24.2016

The Fund Welcomes Gillian Darlow to its Board of Directors

February 24, 2016 – Today, The Chicago Public Education Fund (The Fund) announced the election of Gillian Darlow, Chief Executive Officer of the Polk Bros. Foundation, to its board of…

12.04.2015

The Fund Welcomes Judy Pomeranz to its Board of Directors

December 4, 2015 – Today, The Chicago Public Education Fund (The Fund) announced the election of Judy Pomeranz to its Board of Directors. “I’m honored to join Chicago’s business and…