Board Spotlight: Award-Winning Architect, Kimberly Dowdell!

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Ingenuity Board Member Kimberly Dowdell’s award-winning architecture career began with a middle school art project. Dowdell’s teacher gave every student […]

We’re taking “Professional” out of Partnerships & Learning

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We’re excited to announce that the Partnerships & Professional Learning team will now be known as Partnerships & Learning. Though […]

CPS Policies for Vendor-led Student Services

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Chicago Public Schools recently shared additional details about the process vendors must follow in order to provide virtual or in-person […]

CSF Spotlight: George Washington Elementary’s virtual shift

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When many of their partnerships were just starting to begin, 2019-20 Creative Schools Fund (CSF) recipients faced serious disruptions to […]

Ingenuity spotlight: adapting arts education for remote learning

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When Chicago Public Schools (CPS) announced remote learning plans in March, Ingenuity’s Data and Research Director, Steve Shewfelt, looked to […]

COVID-19 Resource List

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Arts Education Resources in the Time of COVID-19 COVID-19 is greatly impacting arts programs and partnerships in Chicago Public Schools, […]

ESSA Arts Indicator FAQ

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The arts are fundamental to preparing students for success in college, career, and life, and through its ESSA arts indicator, […]

Arts Educator Spotlight: Lorita Purnell-James

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Lorita Purnell-James teaches graphic arts and technology at Park Manor Elementary School in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood. Here, she […]

Partnership Spotlight: Orr Academy & Lillstreet

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Ingenuity is home to the Creative Schools Fund which provides grants to increase access to the arts for Chicago Public Schools students. […]

Ingenuity Provides Public Comment to ISBE

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Illinois State Board of Education Meeting | March 15 | Springfield, Illinois Ingenuity Public Comment on the Arts in ESSA […]

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