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How One Principal Transformed a School

Michael Abello (Greater Chicago-Northwest Indiana, '08) is the recipient of this year's Zell Family Award for Distinguished Alumni School Leadership for his work as principal of Piccolo School of Excellence.

April 29, 2019

A male principal stands in a school hallway.

Meet Michael Abello

Learn what made Michael such an exceptional principal, and why he's excited to continue to make an impact as Chicago Public Schools Chief of Early Childhood Education.