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The Education Committee aims to make learning at the DANK Haus a positive experience, whether in formal classes or special programs. The committee works in tandem with our staff to provide oversight of our Kinderschule and adult language learning classes. The committee also helps connect the parents, teachers, staff, and board with relation to the instruction provided at DANK Haus. Another purview of the education committee is maintaining the archive and museum, which is viewed by hundreds of local students.  If you have experience dealing with classroom instruction, language learning, museum documentation, or other fields that may help maintain and improve our education programs, consider sharing your skills. The Education Committee meets every other 2nd Monday, 7:00 PM, at the DANK Haus. If you wish to attend, please email the committee Chair to confirm the meeting date.

In recent years, the Education Committee has advised the board and staff on projects including:

  • School curriculum
  • Management software


  • Education, Museum & Archives

    Purpose: Liaison with German language school
    Chair: Mary Owen
    Contact: E-mail the Education Committee


Do you have skills that you can share to help improve our learning environment?  The following types of experience are always welcome!

  • Teachers
  • Parents
  • Students
  • School Leadership
  • Specialists in German culture for special classes:
    Music, Theater, History, Culinary Arts
  • Museum or Archive Assistance


  • External Affairs

    Purpose: Communications, advertising & marketing
    Chair: Joseph Schreiner
    Contact: E-mail the External Affairs Committee
  • Governance

    Purpose: Membership, recruitment & records
    Chair: Mary Owen
    Contact: E-mail the Governance Committee
  • Internal Affairs Committee

    Purpose: Maintain fiscal and physical viability of our building and seek sponsorship opportunities
    Chairs: Sigurd Kolemainen, Dagmar Freiberger
    Contact: E-mail the Building Committee
  • Programming

    Purpose: Plan social events, arts programs & fundraisers
    Chair: Susanne Mickey 
    Contact: E-mail the Programming Committee

German American Cultural Center
4740 North Western Avenue 
Chicago, IL 60625

Connect with us

Office: +1 (773) 561-9181
Email: Dank@Dankhaus.com

DANK Haus German American Cultural Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
DANK Haus German American Cultural Center does not discriminate based on race, color, sexuality, national origin, sex, disability or age.
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