National Teachers Academy


National Teachers Academy seeks to create a challenging learning environment that encourages high expectations for success through developmentally appropriate instruction that allows for individual differences and learning styles. NTA is committed to providing academic and social excellence in a positive and supportive culture to produce productive citizens prepared for a global society.

Pre K-8

National Teachers Academy

55 W. Cermak Rd.
Chicago , IL 60616

Enrollment: 586
A CPS Neighborhood School

Upcoming Events

NTA 2015 Kindergarten Back to School Picnic

Attention all Kindergarten families!!!! Please come out and join us for our annual Kindergarten Back to School picnic on Wednesday, August 26th from 5pm-6:30pm. We will mingle and picnic in the park and NTA will provide ice cream and toppings for dessert. Bring your blanket and picnic dinner to the NTA campus. After dinner we can enjoy ice cream sundaes with all the fixings. Hope to see you all there!

2015 Family-Palooza

Come out and join us on September 4th at 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM for the Family-Palooza. This event provides an opportunity for families to meet their child’s teacher before the school year begins, register for after school programs, complete important paperwork necessary (lunch form, medical compliance, emergency contact information, etc.), and learn all about NTA policy and procedures relative to parent involvement. Hope to see you there!

Latest News

Below you will find information about National Teachers Academy’s activities, milestones, and events.

Summer Welcome Letter

​Please find the attached letter from National Teachers Academy administration team.

NTA Teacher featured in EdWeek

Sherly Chavarria, NTA 5th grade teacher is featured in EdWeek discussing the impact of Chromebooks on her class. This is Ms. Chavarria’s second year implementing chromebooks in her classroom.  She was...

Mia Leonard Maraldi Winner

NTA is proud, honored and overjoyed to announce that Mia Leonard won the AUSL Madeleine Maraldi Award for excellence in teaching. She is among six winners from all across the network....