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

Tracy Lester

Education and Career Background:

  • Bachelors of Arts in Elementary Education from Illinois State University
  • Early Childhood Montessori Certification from Midwest Montessori Training Program
  • Masters in Curriculum and Instruction from Concordia University
  • ELL endorsement

Awards and Recognition: 

  • 2010 & 2015 Educator of the Year Award – Sheffield Neighbors Association.

Approach to Learning and Teaching:

I have been a teacher for over 16 years. I believe in following the Montessori philosophy, teaching to the individual child.

Hobbies/Interests: I enjoy ceramics, scrap-booking, going to the movies, and going out to eat. I also like walking my dog and being with friends and family.