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Archive of 2018

UIC Leaders Win Blue Ribbon Awards 2018

Posted: 01 October 2018

Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Recognizes CUEL’s Continuous Improvement Work

Posted: 21 September 2018

CUEL is one of six organizations honored by Carnegie's Spotlight on Quality in Continuous Improvement. The Spotlight program aims to provide educational organizations and improvement networks with clear and powerful examples of the application of improvement principles, methods, and tools to solve educational problems.

Drawing in the School Context as a Learning Resource in School Leader Development

Posted: 08 August 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Allison Tingwall, Cohort 12!! Allison Tingwall is the principal of Curie Metropolitan High School in Chicago Public Schools and is a graduate of the Urban Education Leadership Program at University of Illinois at Chicago.

How Do Principals Help Student Learning?

Posted: 08 May 2018

Our very own alum, Patrick McGill, EdD, former principal at George Westinghouse College Prep, is interviewed by Education Week on the impact a principal has on teacher learning.

Homegrown CEO Hopes to Bring Stability, Trust to Chicago’s School System

Posted: 19 April 2018

Chicago public school’s new leader wants to build on the district’s positive academic gains and bring “trust” back to the system.

New Chicago schools chief faces challenges despite major strides

Posted: 17 April 2018

PBS News Hour focuses on Chicago Public Schools, one of the largest school systems in the country, reporting academic improvement in spite of past troubles. Now city leaders are looking to new CEO Janice Jackson to keep things moving forward. Special correspondent Kavitha Cardoza of Education Week reports.

Unpacking Chicago’s Education Gains: Lessons for Scaling

Posted: 13 April 2018

Join the Center for American Progress and the Education Trust as we explore what happened in Chicago with some of the women who are leading groundbreaking partnerships across the city’s institutions.

CPS Board Approves Janice Jackson As New CEO

Posted: 28 January 2018

Cohort 2 superstar, Janice Jackson EdD, is approved as the next CEO of the Chicago Public Schools.

District’s ‘Turnaround’ Operator Highlighted as Model for Success

Posted: 08 January 2018

Chicago Tonight interviews Cohort 10 alum, Michael Abello, EdD, princpal of Piccolo School of Excellence, a "turnaround" school who is turning heads with the success of his Level 1+ school.