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    The Creative Compass Program

    Apply for an opportunity to expand and grow your leadership in the arts! The Creative Compass Program helps assistant principals expand their leadership skills and arts experience. More Info.

Teacher and Student Opportunities

CPS, Arts Partners, and a range of organizations provide professional development opportunities, resources, competitions, and funding to CPS Teachers and Students. Learn more about some of the many programs available! <more>


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STUDENTS: Got talent? Curious about how to take your performing arts skillz to the next level? Want to do something meaningful and exciting on Saturdays??? Join All-City Performing Arts 2015-16!

Register for the 2015-16 orientation audition September 26th 2015.

Not sure what this all about? Take a look at what our All-City students did last year

PERFORMING ARTS TEACHERS: Got talent? Got what it takes to bring our performing arts students to the next level? We are gearing up for All-City Performing Arts 2015-16. Apply for staff positions.

CPS Department of Arts Education is offering the following Saturday programming:

Elementary Chorus (grade 3-8)

Elementary Band (Grade 4-8)

Theatre (grade 8-12)

Dance (grade 8-12)

High School Band

High School Chorus

High School Jazz

High School Orchestra


Highlights from the 2014-15 School Year

Check out the CPS Arts Gallery page for images and artwork from our exhibitions and performances this school year. More to come soon! 

Creative Schools Survey Open until 5/31!

Arts Liaisons! The Creative Schools Survey is now open. You should have received an e-mail from our partners at Ingenuity with your username and password in order to access the site. Please remember, the survey MUST BE COMPLETE by MAY 31! Please also reference this user guide for more assistance.

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