Innovation and Incubation


Department Contact List

42 W. Madison St., 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: 773-553-1530


Mary K. Bradley Executive Director
School Development
Hendrik Woods Director of School Development
Emily L. Abarca Operations Manager
Sam Mathias Authorization Manager
Sonia Castro Campus Governance Manager & Co-location Support
Stephanie Di Crescenzo School Support Coordinator
Innovation & Best Practice Collaborative
Tina Owen-Moore Harvard EdLD Resident
Options Schools and School Quality and Support
Tracey Ginwright Director of Options Schools
Zabrina M. Evans Director of School Quality and Support
Kendra Turner Program Manager
Seye Simpkins Data Specialist
Crystal Winfield-Edwards Social Emotional Learning Specialist
Performance and Accountability
Jennifer Saba Director of Performance and Accountability
Parry Elliott Contract Analyst
Rochelle Washington School Performance and Support Manager
Mike Southard Contract Specialist
David Hagberg Finance and Compliance Specialist


The Office of Innovation and Incubation provides schools with scheduled webinars detailing compliance items, best practices and the use of new programs. If a school is unable to attend these webinars, they can be referenced on this page at any time. Questions can be directed to


Lottery Guidance

Epicenter Training


Page Last Modified on Monday, October 29, 2018