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…

11.15.2016

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…

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…

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…

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…

03.19.2016

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…

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…