Sara Spachman is an English Language Arts Teacher at Curie Metropolitan High School and a 2018-19 Teach Plus Change Agent. Hear how her principal, Allison Tingwall, supports her leadership.
Michelle Velez is a 3rd grade teacher in her sixth year at Jose De Diego Academy. She was a 2017-18 Teach Plus Change Agent and shares how her principal, Dr. Jacki Menoni, encouraged her to take on a leadership role within the school.
October is National Principal Appreciation Month! In honor of all the amazing Chicago principals out there, we asked a few teachers to share their stories about how their principal supports and inspires them. Read Ashley McCall's description of how her principal, Barton Dassinger, provides her with the space to take on leadership roles and advocate for social justice both inside and outside the classroom.