We are a Chicago-based consulting firm specializing in nonprofit strategic planning and learning experience design.


We collaborate with mission-driven organizations on creative and strategic planning, program design, and research and evaluation.
Our work cuts across content area, audience type, and learning context.

Creative and Interpretive Planning

Program Design

Research and Evaluation

Strategic Planning


Elory Rozner is the founder and principal of Uncommon Classrooms.

Elory began her career teaching English in the United States and Israel. After leaving the formal classroom, she held a range of management, R&D, and instructional positions at the Museum of Science and Industry, Encyclopædia Britannica, and Cognitive Arts (now NIIT).

Elory earned a master’s degree in Technology, Innovation, and Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a bachelor’s degree in English Education from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is most proud of graduating from the Evanston Citizen Fire Academy.

Elory is Co-Chair of the Advisory Board for the Chicago Children’s Museum and a member of the Camp Echo Advisory Board. For more than a decade, she served on the Board of Directors of the Harvard Club of Chicago. 


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