Education

Promote quality leadership and invest in promising academic programs

Education

Promote quality leadership and invest in promising academic programs

We believe all children should have access to a high quality public education that prepares them for success in college and career. Our education portfolio builds on our established commitment to Chicago and supports efforts that advance the progress toward a high-quality education for all Chicago students.  

The education portfolio prioritizes investments in promising school models, effective educators and leaders, and college success programs that prepare preK-12th grade Chicago students for success in college and career.

Our portfolio supports systemic change through direct service and capacity building grants, replications of best practices and innovation. Focus areas for the education portfolio include:

Promising Schools

Support innovative and excellent school models in Chicago from early childhood through high school that prepare all students for future academic success.

Effective Leadership

Prepare, develop and support effective educators and school leaders to improve Chicago schools and impact student learning.

Holistic Supports

Provide Chicago students and families with programs and services to support their  access to and persistence through college.