Comings & Goings: At ACT Charter, CPS

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NEW CEO AT ACT The executive directors of the Academy of Communications and Technology (ACT) Charter School are stepping down. Founder Sarah Howard and Founding Teacher Karen Croteau will be replaced by Chief Executive Officer Darryl Cobb.
Cobb previous served as chief learning officer for the KIPP Foundation
and was a Broad Resident with KIPP. He holds a master’s degree in
business administration from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School
of Management and a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the
University of Virginia.

NEW CEO AT ACT The executive directors of the Academy of Communications and Technology (ACT) Charter School are stepping down. Founder Sarah Howard and Founding Teacher Karen Croteau will be replaced by Chief Executive Officer Darryl Cobb. Cobb previous served as chief learning officer for the KIPP Foundation and was a Broad Resident with KIPP. He holds a master’s degree in business administration from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the University of Virginia.

AIO, PRINCIPAL RETIREMENTS  The following area instructional officers have retired from CPS Cynthia Kay Barron, Area 25; Analila Chico, Area 12; Olga La Luz, Area 4; and Norma Rodriguez, Area 23.

The following principals have retired:  Marcos Ayala, South Chicago Community School; Paulette Boston, Brown Elementary; Joronda Crawford, Foster Park School; Sandra Fontanez-Phelan, Kelvyn Park High; Gail Funk, Sayre Language Academy; Richard Gray, Chicago Military Academy—Bronzeville; Carol Ashwood Hardin, Abbott Elementary; Mamie Harris, Yale Elementary; Christ Kalamatas, Von Humboldt; Linda Mims, Best Practice High; Martha Miranda, Ruben Salazar Bilingual Center; Dorothy Naughton, Holmes Elementary; Darlene Pollard, Carnegie Elementary; Carmen Sanchez, Irving Park Middle School; Graciela Shelley, Darwin Elementary; Rae Smith, Poe Classical School; Sylvia Stamatoglou, Perez Elementary; Susan Stoll, Hanson Park Elementary; Daphne Strahan, Mount Vernon Elementary; Mila Strasburg, Hamilton Elementary; Blanca Trevino, Field Elementary; Maria Vallejos-Howell, Tonti Elementary; and Patricia Woodson, Multicultural Arts High School.