Welcome, visitors!

We’re glad you have taken an interest in visiting Lane Tech! If you are planning to visit Lane, please call in advance. Visitation is restricted on certain testing and meeting days. Everyone visiting Lane must acquire a visitors pass from Lobby Guard located at Door M (the entrance by the parking lot).


Contact Sarah Hanly at (773) 534-5404 or at

Educational Visitors, Student Teachers, and Observers

Contact Mollie Hart at

Student Observation Hours


  • Complete Field Experience Clearance through Chicago Public Schools
  • Approval from Mollie Hart, Assistant Principal
  • Approval from Department Head for the subject area to be observed


How to Apply:
Please send an email to with your completed Field Experience Clearance document and a request that includes the subject area you need to observe. Department heads will be notified by M. Hart. If the department head can honor the request, you will be notified via email and given an observation schedule.

Student Teaching at Lane Tech

How to apply:
Please ask the Student Teacher Coordinator from your college or university to submit the following to

  • A copy of your resume
  • School Acceptance Form – Student teacher

Building Access

6:00 A.M. – 7:35 A.M. Door M only
7:35 A.M. – 8:00 A.M. Doors A and M only.
6:30 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. Door M for visitors and students; Door B for visitors only.
Lunch Periods Doors A, D, and M. A student leaving the building for lunch may not re-enter the building until the bell ending their lunch period has rung.
4:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. Exit at Door D or M. All other doors are locked at 4:00 p.m.


Using the CTA:

The Brown line stops at Addison and Ravenswood. Lane Tech is about a mile west at Western; the #152 Addison bus can take those of us not training for the marathon. From the North and South, the #49 Western bus runs right past us.

From the South:

Take Lake Shore Drive North and exit at Belmont Avenue. Go west on Belmont (L) until you reach Western. Go north on Western (R). Turn left into Lane’s lot after you go through the Roscoe intersection. If you get to Addison you have gone too far.

Take the Dan Ryan Expressway North (I90). It becomes the Kennedy Expressway after you pass Downtown. Exit the Kennedy at Fullerton/Western (47A). You will drive through the first stoplight to get to Western Avenue. Go north on Western (R). Turn left into Lane’s lot after you go through the Roscoe intersection. Make a left turn into the parking lot. If you get to Addison, you have gone too far.

From the Southwest:

Take the Stevenson Expressway (I55) North and follow the exit for I90/94 Wisconsin. This will put you on the Dan Ryan Expressway North. Follow the Directions above from here on in.

From the North:

Take Lake Shore Drive South, exit on Irving Park Road. Go West on Irving (R) until you reach Western. Go south on Western (L). After you go through the Addison Street intersection and pass the school building, make a right into the Lane lot.

From the Northwest:

Take the Edens South to the Kennedy Expressway East. Exit at Addison (L). Go east on Addison until you reach Western Avenue. Go south on Western (R) and turn right into the Lane lot after you pass the school building.

Take Kennedy eastbound to Addison St. exit. Go eastbound on Addison to Western. Turn south on Western (R) one block to the parking lot entrance. Turn right.

From the West:

Take the Eisenhower Expressway (I290) east to the Kennedy. Follow the directions for the Kennedy Expressway West from above.