GLA Parent Resource Page


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Parenting and Family Resource Classes

 

Family Focus

6727 S Western Ave

773-962-0366

Free of cost, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10am-12pm

Walk-ins Welcome

 

Mary and Tom Leo and Associates

2656 W Montrose Ave # 2E, Chicago, IL 60618

773-267-5795

3 Saturdays each month 9am-2pm
 

Student in Temporary Living Situations


Uniform Resources

Need some ideas on where you can purchase those black sneakers or khaki pants? Our families have put together a great list of places where you can find school approved uniform gear. Click here!


Transportation Resources

Below are some resources in the community for transportation. These are day cares and private busing companies that may provide transportation services to and from our school. Great Lakes Academy does not endorse the businesses listed below. This is a list to help you get started.


Kenyatta’s Daycare
Phone: (773) 221-3777
kenyattasdaycare@gmail.com

StoryTime Transportation
Phone: (773) 551-0066

South Side YMCA
Phone: (773) 947-0700
southsideymca.org

 

A Family Affair Bus Service
Phone: (773) 655-3038
afamilyaffairbusservice@gmail.com

Garden Transportation
Phone: (773) 326-5433


Rainbow Kidcare Academy
Phone: (773) 930-8947
crystalmsmcclain@yahoo.com

Tiny Tots Academy
(773) 359-4650

Loren’s Transportation
(773) 356-9400


Contacting the School for any Questions or Concerns

Are you a parent or family member who needs to speak with someone at the school about your child? Here’s a list to help you!
The GLA Front Office, (773) 530-3040, can connect you with anyone listed below.

  • Academic Concern:

    • Call your child’s teacher (Their number is in your child’s homework binder) Always start here!

    • Call the Assistant Principal or DCI

    • Call the Principal

    • Call the Case Manager

  • Social/Behavioral concern:

    • Call your child’s teacher (Their number is in your child’s homework binder) Always start here!

    • Call the Social Worker or Culture Specialist

    • Call the Assistant Principal or DCI

    • Call the Principal

    • Call the Case Manager

  • IEP/504 Concern:

    • Call your child’s teacher (Their number is in your child’s homework binder) Always start here!

    • Call the Case Manager

  • Uniform or school policy question:

    • Call your child’s teacher (Their number is in your child’s homework binder) Always start here!

    • Call the Front Desk

    • Call the Culture Specialist

  • Have a concern- please follow these steps:

    • Call your child’s teacher (Their number is in your child’s homework binder) Always start here!

    • Call the Front Desk

    • Call the Assistant Principal or DCI

    • Call the Principal

    • Call the Executive Director