Panel Discussion: Non-Traditional Educational Approaches in Chicago Schools Weighing the pros and cons of where to send your child for school can be daunting for any parent. Local CPS, Charter or Classical? Montessori, Reggio Emilia or Waldorf education? Given the number of quality public and private schools in the city of Chicago, the choices can be overwhelming. Join Chicago educators and administrators as they demystify some of the educational options available to today's parents in a moderated panel discussion. Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions at the end of the hour-long discussion.
Panel Discussion Forum Schedule
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
MODERATED PANEL DISCUSSION TOPIC: Non-Traditional Educational Approaches in Chicago Schools
- Classical Education - Waldorf Education - Montessori Education - Charter Education - Reggio Emilia Education - Montessori Education
Phillip D. Jackson II, Founder and Head of School, Chicago Grammar School Heather Berhalter, Director of Community Development, Urban Prairie Waldorf School Diamond Taylor-Brown, Recruitment, Family & Community Engagement, CICS Chicago Quest Prof. Anna Maria Fantuzzi, Academic Coordinator, Scuola Italiana Enrico Fermi Craig Fitzgerald, Chief Operating Officer, Montessori Academy of Chicago