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Sean Schindl, Director of Community Engagement

As Field Director for New Schools for Chicago, Sean is responsible for leading a community engagement program to help empower Chicago parents to advocate for excellent schools in their neighborhoods.  Prior to working at NSC, Sean attained over 9 years of experience working on local and national election campaigns.  He has also directed successful corporate community engagement projects, including a youth outreach program in Jakarta in 2014, and an effort to help the Chicago Cubs advance Wrigley Field renovation plans in 2013.  Sean lives in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood and enjoys reading, cooking, and walking on the lakefront during his free time.