What is ALAC?
Chicago’s creative and cultural sector, and more specifically the arts education sector, is at a critical juncture as it emerges from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and rebuilds.
In accordance, Ingenuity is reframing our vision for community engagement, moving from three separate Collective Impact Panels to one ArtsEd Leadership Advisory Committee (ALAC).
These 15 ALAC panel members–representing a diverse cross-section of partners, teachers and teaching artists– will play a vital role in catalyzing arts education stakeholders around the shared agenda of arts education equity in Chicago Public Schools (CPS). They will drive this work by providing leadership and guidance around the specific elements necessary for collective action to succeed: a common agenda, shared measurement systems, mutually reinforcing activities, continuous communication, and backbone support organizations.
ALAC Panel Members: 2022-23
Arts & Culture Community Partnership Specialist
Communities In Schools of Chicago
Director of Education
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
Youth Civic Light Opera of Chicago
Whole Child Initiative, KIPP Chicago
Visual Arts Teacher
George M Pullman ES
Founder and Executive Director
Musical Arts Institute
Creative Writing Instructor &
Administrative Assistant to Artistic Director
Chicago High School for the Arts (ChiArts)
Founder & President
CPS – Northside College Prep
City of Chicago’s DCASE
Chicago Poetry Center
CPS-LaSalle Language Academy
Senior Director of Development
The Chicago Center for Arts and Technology
Visual Arts Teacher & Arts Liaison
CPS-Amelia Earhart Elementary School
Arts Alliance Illinois
Associate Clinical Professor, Director of Child Development Program;
Director of School & Community Partnerships
School Partnerships Programs Manager
Old Town School of Folk Music
National Museum of Gospel Music & Camp of Dreams