Take me back to the Oral History landing page.


Cathy Gruzinsky - Alternatives in Education

Cathy Gruzinsky discusses her involvement with Quest Academy (Creative Children’s Academy) in her role as an elementary teacher at the school from 1988 to 1995, and again from 2005 to the time of the interview. She covers the history of the Academy dating back to its creation in 1982, and its various locations in Arlington Heights, Mt. Prospect, and Palatine. This interview covers the school’s gifted philosophy, its curriculum, the daily instruction, student eligibility, tuition costs, and extra student activities. Cathy also explores the advantages of a school for gifted children.

Interview Links

Feature Excerpt

Special Service Learning of Literacy for Third Grade

Abstract

Interview Session (Audio)



Social Links