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Contact Information

Office Phone

(773) 534-7405



1628 W Washington
Chicago, Illinois 60612


Office Hours

Monday through Friday:
7:30 am – 5:00 pm

Principal – Michael T. Jakubowski

Mr. Michael T. Jakubowski has distinguished himself as an intercollegiate athlete and as an educator. We are pleased to welcome him as the new Principal at The Hope Institute Learning Academy (HILA).

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Assistant Principal – David Quanz

Mr. David Quanz has been recognized for his ability to support learning in a variety of instructional settings. We are pleased to welcome him as the new Assistant Principal at The Hope Institute Learning Academy (HILA).

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Special Education Coordinator – Laura Tye

Laura Tye coordinates services for students with disabilities who require additional educational supports as well as students with any medical condition that could affect their progress at school.

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Behavior Analyst – Megan Morien, BCBA

Mrs. Morien coordinates the behavior component of Response to Intervention (RtI), leads Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) and assists administration in coaching teachers and staff to implement effective evidence-based strategies when responding to discipline or escalated student behavior.

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1628 W Washington
Chicago, Illinois 60612

Phone: (773) 534-7405


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HILA Partners

For more than 50 years, The Hope Institute for Children and Families has led the way in providing innovative educational approaches to help all learners meet their maximum potentials. Hope understands how to teach – and care for – children with a variety of educational needs and styles of learning. Students in Hope classrooms regularly exceed the national average for being “on task” in learning activities. But more importantly, Hope students experience the joy of learning to their full potentials.
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