For the record, The Fund's CEO is a White Sox fan. But when our partners at MB Financial invited her to a breakfast with the Chicago Cubs’ President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein, her curiosity won out over cross-town rivalry. Theo’s focus was leadership – a theme that matters a lot to our team. He shared three ideas that she thought might resonate with you.
“People quit principals, not schools.” Principal Elizabeth Jamison-Dunn of Catalyst Circle Rock Elementary School spoke to The Fund about how she retains teachers by building community among the staff.
With all of the stories covering Chicago's challenging year, it would be easy to forget how hard our city's education professionals have been working to keep our children moving forward - but not the successes they’ve achieved.