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

Kara Maher

Education and Career Background:

  • Bachelors of Arts in Early Education and Elementary Education from  Eastern Illinois University
  • Special Education Teaching Experience

Professional Awards and Recognition’s:

  • Educator of the Year Award – Sheffield Neighbors Association

Approach to Learning and Teaching: 

I work hard to create a caring community of learners and to provide engaging learning opportunities. I set high expectations for all my students and encourage active participation in classroom tasks.


In my free time, I enjoy reading, traveling, trying new restaurants as well as spending time with my husband and dog. I love playing volleyball, riding my bike, and walking through Chicago. I am a huge St. Louis Cardinals fan and like watching sports with friends.