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

Parent Forum

NTA’s first annual Parent Forum will be held on Wednesday, March 18 from 5:00pm-7pm. Aside from a social half-hour from 5pm to 5:30pm, there will be three discussion-based workshops about assessment and testing practices in CPS and NTA, including PARCC and MAP; AUSL, the network of schools to which NTA belongs; and thirdly, the NTA Mission and Vision along with the NTA Way. Childcare will be provided. 

Upcoming Open House Dates

National Teachers Academy will be hosting two upcoming open house dates.  The open house dates are Thursday, March 26th at 6:30pm and Monday, April 13th at 9:30am.  Please come out and tour our campus and learn more about our school and Regional Gifted Center program.

Spring Break

NTA will be closed for Spring Break from April 6, 2015 to April 10, 2015.  School resumes Monday, April 13, 2015. 

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....