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

Betty Scalia

Education and Career Background:

  • Bachelor of Arts from Carleton College
  • Masters of Education and Social Policy from Northwestern University

Professional awards and recognitions:

  • 2003 Golden Apple Award
  • 2000 and 2012 National Board Certified Middle Childhood Generalist

Approach to Learning and Teaching:

I believe in educating the whole child.  This means taking into account academic as well as social-emotional needs.  I believe it is through a close relationship with my students’ families that students achieve the most.


I enjoy reading, running, cooking and being with my family.