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>
After the release of the initial report by Ingenuity establishes District Arts Baseline and the Progress Report for SY 14-15 was just released in early December. Check it out!
Please join us for the Senior Portfolio Exhibition Reception on January 9th at 4pm at the LeRoy Neiman Student center at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Visit the All-City Visual page for more details.
CPS Students Phuong Le (Disney Magnet School) and Ivan Delgado (Prosser Career Academy) co-designed the new CPS logo. Congrats to Ivan and Phuong and thank you to their instructors, Mark Bennett at Disney and Erin Walach at Prosser!
Read on for updates on the Department of Arts Education staff and some exciting transitions taking place in the department, as well as some potential opportunities!
The Department of Arts Education hosted three sessions with CPS Arts Teachers to begin unpacking and understanding the new National Core Arts Standards. Materials from the session are here!
Learn more about the benefits of a robust Arts Education and details of the Arts Education Plan! Download a larger version of the document here.
Have you registered yet for the 2015 CPS Arts Discipline-Based School Improvement Day PD! Building on work from previous years around UBD and DOK, this year we’ll be asking the question “What does Arts Assessment look like?” <more>
The teacher application to help design REACH Performance Tasks for SY 15-16 is now available! This year we are recruiting two separate groups of teachers. One team will design the tasks, while the other will pilot the assessments with their classrooms and provide critical feedback to the task-writing team. Please first read the full position descriptions here, and then complete the teacher application here. Applications are due by Tuesday, December 23rd, at 3pm. More info here.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Board of Education President David Vitale and Chicago Public Schools (CPS) CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett today announced a $10 million investment in Arts Education for the 2015-2016 School Year (SY 15-16) dedicated to helping schools meet the District’s first-ever comprehensive Arts Education Plan. <more>
Chicago Public Schools,
Office of Curriculum and Instruction,
Department of Arts Education.
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