Introductory in nature and designed to spark curiosity, these focused sessions allow participants to explore singular topics to enhance their education.
Short-format, three week courses that allow participants to more deeply explore high-relevance topics free of long-term commitment.
Fun, social, and collaborative networking event that highlights community arts partner programs and facilitates partnerships with schools.
Co-presented with the CPS Department of Arts Education, this annual convening brings together 500+ members from across Chicago’s arts education sector.
Professional Learning Quiz
An interactive online tool to help arts partner organizations and teaching artists assess their highest-priority learning needs and connect them to immediate resources for building knowledge.
Designed to remove barriers to accessible high-quality professional learning, a limited number of stipends are available to teaching artists seeking to increase knowledge, skills, and impact in classrooms and communities.
Supporting arts organizations who seek to provide Continuing Professional Development Units (CPDU) to teachers for attending their unique professional development sessions.
Arts Partner Standards of Practice
A diagnostic tool for organizations and teaching artists to articulate a vision for quality teaching and learning in the arts.
2019-20 Professional Learning Catalog
A complete guide to tools, resources and learning opportunities available to all stakeholders in the arts education landscape of Chicago. Browse the catalog now.