$2-million dollar Grant Awarded

$2-million dollar Grant Awarded

CPELL cohort Fall 2012: Renee Phillippose (Skokie District 68), Megan Byrne (Skokie District 68), Betsy Berman (North Shore School District 112), Nicole Straeul (North Shore School District 112), Owen Douglas (Skokie District 68), Brandi Boze (Skokie District 68), Laurie Heinz (Skokie District 68), Zuica Donev (Aptakisic-Tripp School District 102), and Charlotte Guntly (Aptakisic-Tripp School District 102), (Not pictured: Ellen Blumenfeld (Fairview School District 72)

Chicago-land Partners for English Language Learners (CPELL), a $2-million dollar grant awarded to the School of Education. Participating teachers are enrolled in a master’s degree or endorsement program to further develop their knowledge and skills in the education of English Language Learners. In addition to university courses, CPELL provides professional development for administrators, faculty, and para-professionals and parent programming for the district partners.