Erie Elementary Charter School


Office Staff


Support Staff

Faculty and Classrooms


School of the Art Institute of Chicago

University of Chicago

1st Grade

Loyola University Chicago

University of Illinois at Chicago

2nd Grade

Long Island University 

Depaul University

3rd Grade

Northeastern Illinois University

Northwestern University

4th Grade

Carleton College

The Evergreen State College

5th & 6th Grade

University of Michigan

Smith College

St. Mary's College

University of Colorado

7th, and 8th Grade

University of Illinois at Champaign Urbana

University of Iowa

Morehouse College

Illinois Institute of Technology

University of Wisconsin

3rd - 6th Grade Spanish Teachers

Music Teacher

Physical Education

Technology Instructor


Board of Directors

  • Mary G. Boehler, 
  • President
  • Retired, The Northern Trust Company
  • Crystal Pruess Bush
  • Counsel, Real Estate Practice
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLP
  • Ricardo Estrada
  • Chairman Emeritus
  • CEO
  • Metropolitan Family Services
  • Agustin Gomez-Leal
  • President
  • Wallin/Gomez Architects, Ltd.
  • Maria Guerra
  • Mayor's Office
  • First Deputy Director
  • Office of Legislative Counsel and Government Affairs
  • Dr. Patty Horsch
  • Education Consultant
  • Bryan W. Jackson
  • 3rd Grade Teacher
  • Latin School
  • Susanna Martinez
  • Parent Representative
  • Melanie Madigan,
  • Secretary
  • Psychotherapist
  • Private Practice

To contact the Board please email:


For FOIA requests, please contact Melanie Madigan, FOIA Officer, at

  • Sarah Airola
  • Marketing Consultant
  • Sarah Berghorst
  • Executive Director - Chicago
  • One Goal
  • John R. Hall
  • Founder
  • Goose Island Beer Company
  • Ryan Kraus
  • Sr. VP
  • AON Risk Solutions
  • Michael Milkie
  • Superintendant 
  • Noble Network of Charter Schools
  • Matthew Moran
  • VP of Strategy and COO
  • Rally Health
  • Victor S. Nelson,
  • Treasurer
  • Retired, The Northern Trust Company
  • *Margy LaFreniere
  • Teacher Representative
  • Kenneth V. Perkins, 
  • Chairman Emeritus
  • Retired, Insurance Broker
  • Alejandro Silva, Jr.
  • Founding Partner
  • Silva Capital Management
  • *Velia Soto
  • Principal
  • Susan M. Taylor
  • Retired
  • Fidelity Investments


* Non-voting members