Meet the 2016 Cohort

And we’re back!

In March, The Fund launched the fourth year of our flagship Innovative Educator Network program, the Summer Design Program (SDP 2016) with a kickoff workshop. SDP 2016 is the largest cohort to date, with more than 150 educators representing 48 schools. Meet the school teams below, and check out photos from our Design-Thinking Kickoff session and our Innovation Showcase.

Talent Track with the National SAM Innovations Project
Chicago International Charter School Prairie
Disney II Magnet School
Edgar Allan Poe Elementary Classical School
Edward Jenner Elementary Academy of the Arts
Helen Peirce International Studies Elementary School
John Hay Elementary Community Academy
John Palmer Elementary School
Louis Nettelhorst Elementary School
Morton School of Excellence
Ray Graham Training Center High School
South Loop Elementary School
South Shore International College Preparatory High School
TEAM Englewood Community Academy High School

Time Track with Sensible Innovation
Bret Harte Elementary School
Chicago International Charter School Longwood
Chicago International Charter School Loomis Primary
Edward N. Hurley Elementary School
Frederico Garcia Lorca Elementary School
George Armstrong International Studies Elementary School
Hawthorne Elementary Scholastic Academy
Henry D. Lloyd Elementary School
John W. Cook Elementary School
John Fiske Elementary School
Irene C. Hernandez Middle School for the Advancement of Science
Mancel Talcott Fine Arts & Museum Academy Elementary School
Manuel Perez Jr. Elementary School
Marvin Camras Elementary School
Moving Everest Charter School
Patrick Henry Elementary School
Rachel Carson Elementary School
Rufus M. Hitch Elementary School
Scott Joplin Elementary School
UNO Charter School Network – Esmeralda Santiago

Technology Track with LEAP Innovations
ASPIRA Charter School – Haugan Middle School
Avalon Park Elementary School
Back of the Yards College Preparatory High School
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. College Preparatory High School
Edward Everett Elementary School
Ellen Mitchell Elementary School
Frazier International Magnet School
Hiram Belding Elementary School
Jane Addams Elementary School
Jesse Sherwood Elementary School
Mariano Azuela Elementary School
Marie Sklodowska Curie Metropolitan High School
Perkins Bass Elementary School
Perspectives Charter School – Rodney D. Joslin Campus