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Meet the Fellows

We’re delighted to share the 2018-19 cohorts of Chicago Principals Fellows and Cahn Fellows!

2018-19 Chicago Principal Fellows
  • Martha Alba – Peter Cooper Elementary Dual Language Academy
  • Karen Anderson – James Ward Elementary School
  • Robert Baughman – Minnie Mars Jamieson Elementary School
  • Mary Beck – Nicholas Senn High School
  • Peggie Burnett-Wise – Morton School of Excellence
  • Tyrone Dowdell – Wendell E. Green Elementary School
  • Emily Feltes – North-Grand High School
  • Kenneth Fitzner – Frank W. Reilly Elementary School
  • Shannae Jackson – Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy High School
  • Kurt Jones – Franklin Elementary Fine Arts Center
  • Kate Kane – Mary Gage Peterson Elementary School
  • Fernando Kim – Frank W. Gunsaulus Elementary Scholastic Academy
  • Michael Kuran – Chicago Math and Science Academy Charter School
  • Mariel Laureano – Dr. Jorge Prieto Math and Science
  • Elizabeth Meyers – Asa Philip Randolph Elementary School
  • Sarah O’Connell – CICS – Bucktown
  • Rebecca Parker – Ray Graham Training Center High School
  • Sekou Robertson – L.E.A.R.N. – Excel Campus
  • Molly Robinson – Acero Charter Schools – Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz
  • Steven Rouse – George Washington Carver Military Academy High School
  • Mark Schall, Sr. – Charles Allen Prosser Career Academy High School
  • Paul Schissler – Agustin Lara Elementary Academy
  • Karen Valentine – Thomas Edison Regional Gifted Center Elementary School
2018-19 Cahn Fellows
  • Michael Boraz – Lincoln Park High School
  • Bud Bryant – Countee Cullen Elementary School
  • Clariza Dominicci – Marvin Camras Elementary School
  • Kevin Gallick – George Washington High School
  • Hiliana Leon – Albany Park Multicultural Academy
  • Alene Mason – Scott Joplin Elementary School
  • Carmen Navarro – Mariano Azuela Elementary School
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