June 2015 AUSL Teacher Feature: ShuJuana Lovett

June 2015 AUSL Teacher Feature: ShuJuana Lovett

ShuJuana Lovett
6th grade science teacher
Bradwell School of Excellence

What made you decide to become a teacher?
I have a deep and an extensive family history of educators. My mother was my biggest inspiration in my decision to become a teacher because she is a retired CPS educator and as a child, I was always involved with m...

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Congratulations to the CTR Class of 2015!

Congratulations to the CTR Class of 2015!

Graduation marks a special moment in a person’s life when their family, friends, mentors, and other loved ones assemble to applaud their accomplishments. Yet, the June 6 commencement ceremony at The Chicago Academy was also significant for another reason. Not only did it celebrate the culmination of the 2014-15 Chicago Teacher Residency and the graduating residents’ achievements, but it als...

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The Best Is Yet to Come

The Best Is Yet to Come

The classrooms are getting warmer and stickier, the final assessments are floating around in everyone’s minds, and the students are getting anxious. The end of the year is quickly approaching, and it is all coming to a whirlwind end. This can only mean one thing: the best is yet to come.

Leaving our residency year at our training sites, our mentors, our MRCs, our students, and eve...

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The 6th Annual AUSL Festival of the Arts & Sciences

WGN Plus – The 6th Annual AUSL Festival of the Arts & Sciences

May 26, 2015 – WGN's Rachel Woodall attended the festival and spoke with Mariam Thiam (Manager of Curricular Enhancements for AUSL), Tim Sheldon (Principal of Chalmers School of Excellence), and several students who participated in the program. It was an eye-opening day, a great example of the powerful effects art can have in a child’s life....

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