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Two South Side Principals Win Fellowships at Columbia University

By Sam Cholke | June 11, 2015 5:40am
 Murray Language Academy Principal Greg Mason is one of two Chicago principals selected for a fellowship at Columbia University in New York.
Murray Language Academy Principal Greg Mason is one of two Chicago principals selected for a fellowship at Columbia University in New York.
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HYDE PARK — Two South Side principals have been selected as Cahn Fellows at Columbia University in New York, the only two from outside New York to be chosen.

Gregory Mason of Murray Language Academy and Jeff Dase of Edward Coles Language Academy were selected for fellowship at Teachers College at Columbia.

Mason and Dase will get 15 months of training from Columbia faculty, while still working full time at Murray in Hyde Park at 5335 S. Kenwood Ave. and Coles in South Chicago at 8441 S. Yates Blvd. The program also includes two weeks of an intensive summer leadership institute in New York City.

A total of 24 principals were selected. Besides Mason and Dase, all other principals selected from five boroughs of New York City.

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