Schools

Reimagining how Students Interact with my Curriculum
SCHOOLS | July 22, 2021
Reimagining how Students Interact with my Curriculum

Ms. Childress Price says it is one of her top priorities to make her classroom inclusive and grounded in her students’ lived experiences.

Learning about Entrepreneurship from Two CTE Teachers
SCHOOLS | July 20, 2021
Learning about Entrepreneurship from Two CTE Teachers

Ms. Zucchero and Ms. Muro believe that their classes help students learn flexibility and being able to think outside of the box.

Math Department at Lake View High School Recognized for Four Straight Years
SCHOOLS | July 19, 2021
Math Department at Lake View High School Recognized for Four Straight Years

Mr. Peter Smith was one of 35 educators across the country to be named a Knowles Foundation Teaching Fellow this year. 

Reaching My Students through Social-Emotional Learning
SCHOOLS | July 16, 2021
Reaching My Students through Social-Emotional Learning

Ms. Mendoza-Ramirez believes that If she is not reaching her students emotionally, then she is not doing her job well.

CPS Science Teacher Named Presidential Award State Finalist
SCHOOLS | July 12, 2021
CPS Science Teacher Named Presidential Award State Finalist

Ms. Richmond strives to make every class period fun and comfortable for each of her students.

CTE IT Teachers Critical Part of Impressive Number of Certifications Earned
SCHOOLS | July 9, 2021
CTE IT Teachers Critical Part of Impressive Number of Certifications Earned

Despite an extremely challenging school year, CPS CTE students within information technology (IT) programs earned a total of 406 certifications.

Pershing Magnet Making Big Strides to Become a Greener School
SCHOOLS | July 8, 2021
Pershing Magnet Making Big Strides to Become a Greener School

Learning more about solar energy and green technology is helping prepare Pershing students for the jobs of the future.

A Teacher’s Perspective on the Importance of Early Childhood Education
SCHOOLS | June 3, 2021
A Teacher’s Perspective on the Importance of Early Childhood Education

One way Ms. Dela Cruz knows that pre-k is important is when she sees the eyes of her former students gazing longingly through her classroom window.

Part Four: This Is Why I Kept Teaching
SCHOOLS | May 28, 2021
Part Four: This Is Why I Kept Teaching

Our three featured educators are back at Plamondon, Daley, and Fenger to close out the year with the students who have made everything worthwhile.

High-Quality Pre-K Program Helping Students at Aldridge Elementary Excel
SCHOOLS | May 25, 2021
High-Quality Pre-K Program Helping Students at Aldridge Elementary Excel

One CPS parent could not be happier with her decision to enroll her son in pre-k this year. 

Looking Back on a Successful School Year
SCHOOLS | May 24, 2021
Looking Back on a Successful School Year

Encouragement and support were at the center of all of Principal Tillman’s decisions.

Mental Health Awareness Month: High School Counselors Share their Strategies
SCHOOLS | May 20, 2021
Mental Health Awareness Month: High School Counselors Share their Strategies

These two master high school counselors have devoted their careers to helping students have a positive and productive high school experience.