Chicago Lesson Study Schools

More-Experienced Schools

The following Chicago schools have been doing Collaborative Lesson Research, i.e. high-quality lesson study, for at least 2 years:

Chavez Multicultural Academic Center
4747 N. Marshfield
Since 2010 (some individuals since 2008)
Contact Joseph Rosen, assistant principal, or Barton Dassinger, principal

Prieto Math and Science Academy
2231 N. Central
Since 2010
Contact Andrew Friesema, assistant principal

Peirce International Studies Elementary School
1423 W. Bryn Mawr Ave
Since 2015
Contact Josh Lerner, math coordinator, or Lorianne Zaimi, principal

South Shore Fine Arts Academy
1431 E. 70th St.
Since 2012
Contact Vicki Lee, principal or John Lovejoy, teacher

Brentano Math and Science Academy
2723 N. Fairfield Ave.
Since 2016
Contact Seth Lavin, principal or Erendira Alcántara, assistant principal


The following schools are relatively new but committed to making CLR a schoolwide practice:

Gunsaulus Scholastic Academy
4420 S. Sacramento
Contact Maricela Torres, assistant principal

Lake View High School
4015 N. Ashland Ave
Contact P.J. Karafiol, principal

Burley Elementary
1630 W. Barry
Contact Catherine Ditto, teacher