2250 N Clifton Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614

Progressive Programs - Community Support - Academic Excellence

School Hours

Monday - Friday

8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Main Office

(773) 534-5535


2250 N. Clifton Ave.

Chicago, IL 60614

School Hours

Monday - Friday

8:30 AM - 3:45 PM


Amanda Hampton
EC Teaching Assistant
Elaine Campbell
Spanish Teacher
Education and Career Background: Bachelor Degree in Elementary Education and Spanish Language from Knox College Approach to Learning and Teaching: I believe that students should be encouraged to pursue their own paths and goals in learning. Learning Spanish is valuable and helps students to make connections with other subjects, create a global perspective, and to prepare for future careers. Hobbies/Interests: […]
Shayna Holtzman
Bilingual Coordinator
Education and Career Background: I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology Masters Degree in Elementary Education Masters Degree in School Leadership Approach to Learning and Teaching: My approach to learning is that ALL students are capable of learning and it is up to us, as educators, to figure out the best method for each and every one of our students. […]
Jenny Vergara
Special Education Classroom Assistant
Mercedes Christmas
Special Education Classroom Assistant
Beth Thompson
Teaching Assistant
Elizabeth Wontor-Leach
Assistant Principal
I am very proud to have spent the past 10 years of my career serving the teachers and students of Chicago. Over time my passion for teaching grew into a passion for instructional leadership, and I transitioned from a fine arts educator to an educational leader. I have served as an administrator in both elementary and high school settings. On […]
Taylor Hixon
Diverse Learners
Education and career background:  B.A. in Elementary Education (K-8) from Boise State University Learning Behavior Specialist 1 (LBS1) Endorsement from National Louis University Approach to Learning and Teaching:  I believe in building strong relationships with the students so they feel comfortable and confident in the classroom. I believe all students can learn and will rise to the challenge when they […]
Juanita Mendoza
Spanish Teacher
Julie Drew
Elementary 1 Teacher
Education and Career Background DePaul University – Bachelors of Arts in Secondary Education, Social Sciences DePaul University – Early Childhood Subsequent Certificate Seton Montessori Institute – Lower Elementary Educator Certificate Approach to Learning and Teaching My classroom environment is based on a dynamic blend of freedom and structure. I view being an educator as being both a guide and a […]