Educational Institutions

Academy for Urban School Leadership

  • Chicago, IL
  • http://www.ausl-chicago.org/index.html

Mission Statement

AUSL will improve student achievement in Chicago's high-poverty, chronically failing schools through its disciplined transformation process, built on a foundation of specially trained AUSL teachers.

Service Areas

Self-reported

Illinois

Chicago, IL

ruling year

2002

Principal Officer since 2003

Self-reported

Dr. Donald Feinstein

Keywords

Self-reported

education reform, teacher training, teacher residency, turnaround school

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Also Known As

AUSL

EIN

36-4447457

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Primary/Elementary Schools (B24)

Secondary/High School (B25)

Adult, Continuing Education (B60)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

AUSL manages Chicago Public Schools that have been designated as turnaround schools. Currently AUSL manages 5 schools on the city's south and west sides, serving over 6,000 students. AUSL also runs a teacher residency training program. This is a year long training program in which residents receive a stipend in return for four years of teaching in an under performing CPS school.

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Service Areas

Self-reported

Illinois

Chicago, IL

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Financials

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ACADEMY FOR URBAN SCHOOL LEADERSHIP
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

Academy for Urban School Leadership

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Dr. Donald Feinstein

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

John Cook

McKinsey & Company

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?


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CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?


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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?


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BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?


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BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?