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The 2018 Madeleine Maraldi Awards

The Madeleine Maraldi Award, created by Pat and Martin Koldyke, honors the accomplishments and visionary ideas of Ms. Maraldi within our community. Check out this year’s recipients.

Creating Highly Effective Educators

We are committed to providing — and protecting — space and time for teachers and leaders to deepen their practice, build their capacity, and ultimately drive transformational learning for each student in our network.

Progress-and-Promise
AUSL and Chicago’s Progress and Promise

Research released showed that elementary Chicago Public School students were achieving faster learning gains than almost any other large public school district in the country. This report begins to answer this question, and it recognizes us as a part of that story.

Supporting the whole child
Driving Outcomes by Supporting the Whole Child

Karen Pittman’s piece in the Washington Post spoke of what she saw and heard in classrooms and from leaders that reinforced that educating the “whole child” isn’t just jargon or a fad, but a shift in the mindset of leaders and teachers.

AUSL on Chicago Tonight
AUSL Innovation Zone featured on Chicago Tonight

AUSL was featured on WTTW’s Chicago Tonight program in a piece by reporter Brandis Friedman. Friedman’s story features the growth of Piccolo School of Excellence over the course of the last six years from turnaround to today being a Level 1+ school as a part of AUSL’s innovation zone in partnership with CPS.