Meet Our Winners

FFT Fellows  |  ARLI Fellows  | Coach Grant Winners | Small Grant Winners | Study Group Grant Winners 

 

Congratulations to the following teachers for earning CFE Grants and Fellowships.


2018 Fund for Teachers Fellows

grants of up to $5,000 for individuals or $10,000 for teams

 

     Kylie Benson, McAuliffe Elementary School 
     Jeffrey Carity, Lane Tech High School 
     Tayler Fulmer, Prieto Math & Science Academy 
     Nolan Hanson, Mayer Elementary School 
     Jill Kehoe, Lorca Elementary School 
     Laura Kroncke, AUSL – Solorio Academy High School 
     Natalie Leki-Albano, Whitney Young Magnet High School 
     Nicholas Limbeck, Barry Elementary School 
     Katherine Martens, Lorca Elementary School 
     Lauren O'Gara, Prieto Math and Science Academy 
     Kristen Polotsky, Skinner North Elementary
     Sylvia Rajska, Budlong Elementary School 
     Will Reed, Brooks College Preparatory Academy 
     Lynn Ritter, Hearst Elementary School 
     Desiree Roffers, Gallistel Elementary Language Academy 
     Leah Stephens, Gunsaulus Elementary Scholastic Academy 
     Aaron Talley, Lindblom Math & Science Academy High School 
     Valerie Wadyck, Lake View High School 
     Rebecca Zisook, Peirce School of International Studies 

 


2017-18 Action Research Leadership Institute Fellowship Winners

$1,250 grants, with the potential for a $200 Character Education Bonus
 

     Amy Bergeson, Burr Language ES​
     ​Alli Bizon​, Suder Montessori ES​

     Kate Carter​, U of C Charter – Woodlawn HS​

     Addi Cochrane​, Polaris Charter ES​

     Jessica Fong​, Spry ES

     Dayna Heller​, Sullivan HS

     ​Jen Johnson​, Jefferson Alternative HS​

​​     Michelle Keim, Locke Charter Academy

     Jeannie Kim​, Gunsaulus Magnet ES​

     ​Sara Urben​, Namaste Charter ES​

 

     SENIOR FELLOWS: 

     Laura Gluckman​, Sawyer ES

     ​Beth Valente​, Otis ES​
 


2018 Study Group Coach Grant Winners

$1,000 grants, some with a $100 Character Education Bonus

 

 

 

2018 Study Group Team Member Winners

$300 grants

 


2017 Small Grant Winners

$500 grants, some with a $100 Character Education Bonus
Listed alphabetical by last name

Angelica Aguilar, Lloyd ES

Alyssa Allen, Cardenas Modular ES

Sarah Allen, KIPP Ascend Charter ES

Karina Almaraz, Oriole Park ES

Alison Alvarado, Fulton ES

Connie Amon, Galileo Math & Science Magnet ES

Candace Anderson-Matchem, Lovett ES

Kristin Appiah-Word, Ryder ES

Katherine Arbuckle, Mitchell ES

Rolando Argumedo Jr, Camras ES

Lisa Arroyo, Nixon ES

Mandi Balazi, Plamondon ES

Katrina Barge, Oriole Park ES

Brandon Barr, Twain ES

Christina Bartik, Falconer ES

Joni Beam, Lovett ES

Anne Berenguer, Pickard ES

Kara Berger, Courtenay ES

tun bhothinard, Blaine ES

Jeanine Bischoff, Hanson Park ES

Amy Bloom, Oriole Park ES

Karina Brand, Newberry Math & Science ES

Blair Brodie, Brentano Math & Science ES

Erica Brunson, AUSL – Dvorak Tech Academy ES

Eliza Bryant, Talcott Fine Arts ES

Sarah Bucher, Perez Arts ES

Cathleen Buckley, Prieto Math & Science ES

Julianne Burke, Hampton Arts ES

Niamh Burke, Sawyer ES

Amy Cabrera, Lyon ES

Jade-Paula Cabrera, AUSL – Lewis ES

Erica Cahill, Greene ES

Lissa Calderon, Castellanos ES

Keli Campbell, McAuliffe ES

Casey Carlock, Lyon ES

Kate Carter, U of C Charter – Woodlawn HS (6-12)

Amy Castaneda, Ortiz de Dominguez ES

Smitha Chandran, Franklin Magnet Arts ES

Joann Chan-McShane, AUSL – Marquette ES

Elizabeth Chaps, Grimes ES

Aekyung Choi, Beaubien Gifted ES

Wioletta Chwal, Bridge ES

Michael Clarke, Oriole Park ES

Abigail Clifford, Coonley ES

Addison Cochrane, Polaris Charter ES

Miriam Cohen, Great Lakes Charter

Kati Collins, Coonley ES

Catherine Conde, Ravenswood Arts ES

Jillian Connolly, Jamieson ES

Molly Cooks, Gary ES

Sandra Coppa, Solomon ES

Christina Crawford, Hitch ES

Christine Cummings, Corkery ES

Audrey Cutler, Brown, W. ES

Kelsey Dadey, Jenner Arts ES

Emily Darcangelo, Great Lakes Charter

Annette Davidson-Yokozawa, Beard ES

Elizabeth Davoren, Polaris Charter ES

Maria DeSanto, Chavez ES

Sarah Dickens, Legacy Charter ES

Nereyda Dockett, AUSL – Lewis ES

Mary Dolan, Oriole Park ES

Cynthia Domine, Hitch ES

Diana Dominguez, Nixon ES

Cynthia Dominguez, Christopher ES

Deni Drinkwater, Edison Regional Gifted ES

Heather Duncan, South Shore Fine Arts ES

Christine Dussault, Chase ES

Christopher Elder, KIPP Ascend Charter ES

Heidi Farrand, Hernandez MS

Donna Flanagan, Tanner ES

Jessica Fong, Spry ES

Kelsey Forier, Kilmer ES

Jody Foss, Hayt ES

Erin Franzinger Barrett, Telpochcalli Language ES

Kathleen Friedl, Gillespie ES

Andrew Friesema, Prieto Math & Science ES

Alicia Fuller, Carnegie ES

Tayler Fulmer, Prieto Math & Science ES

Natalie Gaddini, Disney II Magnet Arts ES

Karin Gallian, Farnsworth ES

Mia Gamble, Gillespie ES

Anna Garcia, Hawthorne Magnet ES

Brenda Garcia, Reilly ES

Delmis Garica, Volta ES

Haley Gelz, Gary ES

Ami Genao, Whitney ES

Jessica General, AUSL – Chalmers ES

Yvonne German, Fort Dearborn Arts ES

Colleen Girard, Disney II Magnet Arts ES

Maia Golley, Namaste Charter ES

Marciel Gonzalez, Armour ES

Monica Gonzalez-Pena, Gary ES

Cynthia Goodman LCSW, South Loop ES Branch

Joey Gray, AUSL – Harvard ES

Rachel Greenspan, UNO Santiago ES

Tisha Grudzien, Gallistel Language ES

Matthew Grudzien, Gallistel Language ES

Deidre Habetler, Dever ES

Debra Harland, New Field ES

Marina Hayes, Disney II Magnet Arts ES

Barbara Hegarty, North River ES

Kathryn Heineman, Coonley ES

Art Helbig, Linne ES

Kat Henry, Pulaski International ES

Jessica Hervey, Murray Language ES

Melissa High, Coonley ES

Kelly Hinds, Stock ES

Anh Hoang, Murray Language ES

Jodi Hoard, West Ridge ES

Kelly Holtz, Otis Language ES

Eileen Holzhauer, Murray Language ES

Grace Hong, Kilmer ES

Tenesia House, Fiske Language ES

Danita Howze, Hefferan ES

Rosenda Huezo, Nixon ES

Mona Iehl, Polaris Charter ES

Angela Johnson, Ashburn ES

Barbara Johnson, DePriest ES

Elizabeth Johnson, Farnsworth ES

Cheryl Kachka, Mozart ES

Maura Kelly, Volta ES

Jennifer Klonsky, Telpochcalli Language ES

Kathryn Koentopp, Haugan ES

Melissa Korpalski, Murray Language ES

Gerard Kovach, McCutcheon ES Branch

Beth Kruger, UNO Santiago ES

Megan Kuehl, Great Lakes Charter

Kate Kuempel, Portage Park ES

Jessica Lake, AUSL – Herzl ES

Margaret Lanigan, Mt. Greenwood ES

Dominique Laurent, Tanner ES

Katie (Katherine) Lechowski, Sheridan Math & Science ES

Alisa Lee, Murphy Arts ES

Yan Hong Lei, Haines ES

Calli Leventis, Agassiz Arts ES

Ellen Lezotte, Coonley ES

Demmaree Li, Oriole Park ES

Sora Lim, Hibbard ES

Lauren Kelly Livingston, Chavez ES

Kelly LoConte, Gillespie ES

Debra Lomax, Sayre Language ES

Lisa Love, Hawthorne Magnet ES

Doris Lozano, Otis Language ES

Kendra Mallory, AUSL – Morton ES

Kristen Malone, Fairfield ES

Nick Manesis, Disney II Magnet Arts ES

Marina Mantel, Pickard ES

Katherine Marquez, Brentano Math & Science ES

Priscilla Marrero, Bridge ES

Cheryl Marshall, Metcalfe Math & Science ES

Iris Martinez, Yates ES

Eileen Mattson, Walsh ES

Darcy Maxim-Otterbacher, Jenner Arts ES

Aldo Mazzotti, Farnsworth ES

Gordon McCall, Swift Specialty ES

Dawn Marie McCarthy, McPherson ES

Erin McDonald, Pickard ES

Anna McGowan, Sauganash ES

Ebony McKinney, KIPP Ascend Charter ES

Margaret McNamara, Christopher ES

Carolyn McNicholas, Hitch ES

Patricia Meagher, Hayt ES

Anna Miczek, Schubert ES

Estela Mira Barreda, Whittier ES

Natalie Mitchell, U of C Charter – Woodlawn HS (6-12)

Andrea Moffat, Salazar Bilingual ES

Matthew Moline, Edwards ES

Shuchuan Montgomery, Hendricks ES

Alice Morado, Hibbard ES

Guadalupe Morales, Ortiz de Dominguez ES

Eden Munoz, Ortiz de Dominguez ES

Lucy Murguia, Edwards ES

Hui Hwa Nam, Cardenas ES

Darcy Nickel, Dever ES

Katie Nielsen, Bright ES

Meghan Nolan, Chavez ES

Hannah Nolan-Spohn, Pulaski International ES

Angela Norcik, Kilmer ES

Theresa O'Connell, Gillespie ES

Lauren O'Gara, Prieto Math & Science ES

Claudia Ortiz, Greene ES

Holly Ortiz, Bridge ES

Debra Pallante, Hanson Park ES

Ekta Panchal, AUSL – Chalmers ES

Sarah Peace, Scammon ES

Katelyn Pederson, Chavez Upper

Miriam Perez, Talman ES

Drago Petrusic, Prieto Math & Science ES

Jala Phillips, Spencer Tech Academy ES

Monica Pietruszka, Columbus ES

Jeannie Pimentel, Marsh ES

Kendrick Pitak, Belmont-Cragin ECC

Jason Pitak, Belmont-Cragin ES

Lauren Ponce, Swift Specialty ES

Kimberly Porter, Gillespie ES

Sarah Potter, AUSL – Johnson ES

Melissa Potts, Saucedo Academy ES

Mary Prendergast, Ashburn ES

Monica Prinz, Murray Language ES

Dakota Prosch, Suder Montessori ES

Zarina Qadir, Kilmer ES

Griselda Ramirez, Mitchell ES

Barbara Ratliff, Yates ES

Debbi Ratulowski, Otis Language ES

Christine Reed, Ravenswood Arts ES

Kristen Rehfeldt, Inter-American Magnet ES

Denise Rewers, Ward, J. ES

Claire Reynes, Twain ES

Paula Rice-Irvin, Jenner Arts ES

Colleen Rivera, Vick ECC

Jessica Rodriguez, Oriole Park ES

Alyssa Rohlfs, Fulton ES

Monica Romano, Kilmer ES

Elaina Rosa, Edwards ES

Michael Ryan, Greene ES

Randall Saks, Gary ES

Olga Salas, Kilmer ES

Maria Sanchez, Galileo Math & Science Magnet ES

Shannon Sankstone, Kilmer ES

Miguel Santana, Chase ES

Martha Santiago, Fairfield ES

Carolyn Sauer, Burbank ES

Samantha Schouweiler, Bateman ES

Sally Schwab, Lowell ES

Letitia Scott, Hughes, L. ES

Erin Selinka, Boone ES

Shelli Shadday, Bateman ES

Arielle Shanker, Armour ES Branch

Jodi Shapiro, LaSalle Language Magnet ES

Deborah Sheriff, Jenner Arts ES

Kyri Sierra, Sabin Magnet Dual Lang ES

Kara Silverglat, AUSL – Natl. Teachers Academy ES

Laura Sleman, Hanson Park ES

patrick smith, Cuffe Math, Science & Tech ES

Sonia Solla, Darwin Language ES

Daniela Soto, Gary ES

Gustavo Soto, Boone ES

Jennifer Sparacino, Prieto Math & Science ES

Lea Stenson, Brentano Math & Science ES

Leah Stephens, Gunsaulus Magnet ES

Carrie Stern, Edison Park ES

Michelle Stewin, Melody STEM – Delano ES

Eileen Stobart, Hitch ES

Sara Strasser, Chavez ES

John Sullivan, Nettelhorst Arts ES

Pauline Swenson, Healy ES

Samantha Talbot, Edison Park ES

Ricky Tang, Haines ES

Rhyne Tarsia, South Shore Fine Arts ES

Valorie Tatum, McAuliffe ES

Mindy Thomas, Polaris Charter ES

Amanda Thompson, Polaris Charter ES

Erin Timur, AUSL – Chicago Academy ES

Angelica Tobias, Camras ES

Sarah Todd, Lyon ES

Helen Toledo, Horizon Science Academy – SW

Amy Twardowski, UNO – Brighton Park ES

Sara Urben, Namaste Charter ES

Katherine Van Ryzin-Schick, Talcott Fine Arts ES

Karen Van Zytveld, Galileo Math & Science Magnet ES

Jennie Vazquez, Chavez Upper

M.K. Victorson, Franklin Magnet Arts ES

Mary Villa, Lloyd ES

Kimberly Villa, Byrne ES

Flor Villanueva-Winter, Belmont-Cragin ECC

Kelsey Waggoner, Corkery ES

Lynne Wagner Rhodes, Disney II Magnet Arts ES

Laura Walsh, Christopher ES

Jessica Washington, Falconer ES

Kandace Weber, McCormick Language ES

Megan Wentz, Jordan ES

Mary Beth Werner, Telpochcalli Language ES

Elizabeth Williams, Franklin Magnet Arts ES

Lekisch Williams, Kellman Language ES

Brittany Williams, Brentano Math & Science ES

Michael Wilson, Reavis ES

Nora Wiltse, Coonley ES

Kelly Wingate, Armour ES

Rachel Witkov, Whitney ES

Nikki Woloshyn, Zapata ES

Erin Young, Burbank ES

Danielle Zablocki, Saucedo Academy ES

Sonia Zamarron, Murphy Arts ES

Michelle Zlatanovski, Brentano Math & Science ES