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Chicago Public Schools' personnel chief steps down

Chicago Public Schools' personnel chief steps down

The Chicago Public Schools’ top personnel officer has resigned from her position and will leave her job in the coming weeks, district officials said Wednesday. Alicia Winckler joined CPS in 2009, when it was led by chief executive Ron Huberman and former Mayor Richard Daley’s administration. Winckler, the district’s chief talent officer, previously held positions at the Sears and Coca-Cola corporations and earns a salary of $205,000. Her departure was first announced by CPS chief executive Barbara Byrd-Bennett in an email on Wednesday morning. Byrd-Bennett said Winckler “has decided to blend her private and public background to consult with organizations within...