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Columnist highlights Director Steve Tozer on importance of adult learning and teaching

Posted: 25 May 2012

Dallas Morning News columnist William McKenize draws on the work of the Center and UIC's leadership program to explain why teachers need to learn and grow in their jobs. Principals, he quotes Director Steve Tozer as saying, are key for making that happen and helping them develop their craft.


UIC’s leadership preparation program called “impressive” in Crain’s

Posted: 07 May 2012

UIC's leadership preparation program gets a shout out from Catalyst publisher Linda Lenz in her Crain's review of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's first year in office.


Paul Zavitkovsky urges better student assessment to encourage deeper thinking

Posted: 10 April 2012

Paul Zavitkovsky, former CPS principal and a UIC leadership coach and assessment specialist, writes an op-ed piece about testing in Catalyst Chicago that makes the case for better thinking about assessment to change the culture of teaching and learning.


WBEZ features UIC resident Ernesto Matias in school attendance story

Posted: 18 January 2012

Chicago's public radio station WBEZ features Wells Academy Principal Ernesto Matias's approach to keeping teens in school: paying for CTA passes.