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"Why do most middle schools have seven or eight periods of 45 to 60 minutes each? Why does lunch tend to last 45 minutes? In many places, it’s simply tradition.

Furman Brown, CEO and co-founder of Tegy (as in stra-tegy), is trying to get schools to rethink basic assumptions about scheduling, and in so doing, position themselves for more comprehensive educational innovations." read full article here

July 11, 2019, by Tara Garcia Mathewson.

SDP Spotlight:  Providing Time for Teachers to Collaborate

"With help from Furman and his team, we modified our schedule to free up our resource teachers to have time to collaborate for an hour every day. On days where we want to conduct learning walks or lesson studies, the resource teachers are able to cover the classrooms. 

 

...We made these changes by working as a team and leveraging the tools that Sensible Innovation [now Tegy] provided."   More...

March 10, 2017, by Olimpia Bahena, Principal of Talcott Fine Arts and Museum Academy. 

"...Furman Brown from Sensible Innovation [now called Tegy] helped us think about how to best scale down the grand plan to more actionable steps....

....The tools provided by Sensible Innovation also helped us visualize the changes we were making to our schedule and understand the impact and opportunities we had with time."   More...

March 17, 2017, by Clariza Dominicci, Principal of Marvin Camras Children’s Engineering School.

What is SDP?
Each summer The Fund for Chicago Public Schools hosts its highly regarded Summer Design Program (SDP).  Schools citywide apply for the opportunity to design and implement new solutions targeting their priorities. 

 

Tegy was thrilled to be featured at SDP three years in a row. Our training program and tools were highlighted by multiple schools leaders...

 

Congratulations to Some Amazing People & Organizations in our Network 

Heather Anichini, CEO, The Chicago Public Education Fund -  Earned Teach For America's Highest Alumni Honor
Distinctive Schools -  Hailed as a National Leader in Personalized Learning
CICS West Belden Selected -  Ranked #31 in the Top 70 Schools to Visit 
Chicago Public Schools
Next Generation Learning Challenges Grantees - For Earning the Prestigious  "Breakthrough Schools- Chicago" Designation
 

Thank You to Our Remarkable Supporters. 

The Chicago Public Education Fund

Our biggest supporter to-date.

Simply put, Tegy has been made possible because of tremendous support from The Chicago Public Education Fund. They have invested over $500,000 in our work since 2013. They also have championed a wide variety of Tegy training programs and initiatives allowing us to serve schools throughout Chicago. 

Distinctive Charther Schools

March 17, 2017, by Clariza Dominicci, Principal of Marvin Camras Children’s Engineering School.

"...The tools provided by Sensible Innovation [now called Tegy] also helped us visualize the changes we were making to our schedule and understand the impact and opportunities we had with time."