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June 18, 2018 Blog Collaboration Community

Building Bridges at Chase Elementary


Growing up, Principal Raquel Saucedo of Salmon P. Chase Elementary School wanted to be a civil engineer and build bridges in developing countries. In many ways, as principal of Chase, Raquel is living out her dream. We sat down with Raquel to hear more about how she builds bridges between students, teachers and families.

June 8, 2018 Blog Day in the Life

Day In the Life: Michael Abello of Piccolo School of Excellence


Principal Michael Abello will be entering his fourth year at Piccolo School of Excellence this fall. A Chicago native who attended Walter Payton College Prep, Michael is driven by a sense of personal responsibility to make sure Chicago’s public school students have access to a quality education. We caught up with Michael to get a peek into a typical day at Piccolo.

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