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 […]

Ingenuity welcomes six Board members

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CHICAGO – Ingenuity has welcomed six exceptional leaders to its Board of Directors. Experts from across various industries, including nonprofit […]

Ingenuity launches new website

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CHICAGO – Ingenuity, a data-driven nonprofit advancing arts education in Chicago Public Schools, reintroduces itself today as a hub for […]

Q&A: Every Student Succeeds Act

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Ingenuity Q&A: The Illinois ESSA Arts Indicator   Q. What is ESSA? A. Signed by President Barack Obama in 2015, […]

Announcing partnership between Ingenuity and the Kennedy Center

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New partnership between Ingenuity and the Kennedy Center uses big data from major school districts to improve equitable access to […]

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. […]

Chance the Rapper taps Ingenuity to consult on $1.2M New Chance Fund

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Chance the Rapper Announces another $1.2M For Chicago Public Schools, Ingenuity Named Partner to Consult on the New Chance: Arts […]

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 […]

141 Teachers, Schools get up to $15,000 to Boost Arts Programs

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CHICAGO – Ingenuity recently announced that $1.5M in competitive grants, and almost $2.5M total was distributed directly to Chicago’s public […]

Sustaining Arts Partnerships through Creative Collaboration

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A Profile in Partnership: Communities In Schools of Chicago & Ingenuity By Savannah Turner, Partnerships & Professional Learning Intern As […]

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