April 2015 AUSL Teacher Feature: Lauren Mulcahy

April 2015 AUSL Teacher Feature: Lauren Mulcahy

Lauren Mulcahy
1st Grade Teacher and CTR Mentor
Curtis School of Excellence

How long have you been teaching and where?
This is my fourth year teaching at Curtis School of Excellence!

Where did you go to school?
I attended Northern Illinois University for my undergraduate degree and National Loui...

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The Impact

The Impact

I think back to one of the first days of the AUSL program when Michael Whitmore told us that what we were going to be doing in these schools was “for her.” It isn’t about us. It’s about them and it always will be. “They” are what drew us to this program.

I knew I would grow fond of my students, but I didn’t realize how much. They have frustrate...

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Stop, Collaborate, and Listen

Stop, Collaborate, and Listen

I would venture to guess that many folks outside of the teaching world do not understand the importance of collaboration between colleagues. They may think that because you are the only one in the classroom, it would be silly to discuss your lessons with someone else. Those other people don’t know what’s going on in your room, so you might as well just stick to yourself…right?

Be...

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Josh Groban Cuts Ribbon for New Chalmers School Mural

ABC 7 Chicago – Josh Groban Cuts Ribbon for New Chalmers School Mural

March 31, 2015 – Students at the Chalmers School of Excellence got a big surprise Monday when recording artist Josh Groban stopped by for a ribbon cutting at the school's new outdoor mosaic, which his foundation helped fund....

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