Scuola Italiana Enrico Fermi is the first Italian American International school in the greater Chicago area. SIEF opened its early childhood education program with full day preschool in September of 2016. In 2018, SIEF initiated its first kindergarten class. Scuola Italiana Enrico Fermi plans to expand in subsequent year up through 8th grade. SIEF also offers multiple Community Enrichment Classes in Italian language and culture for infants through 8 year olds. Our outstanding, inquiry-based Reggio Emilia Inspired approach combine the Italian language and culture to bring a unique educational experience that will prepare them to better succeed in a global world.