This program will focus on the active promotion of optimal human development through the arts. This Institute will explore how programs can tap into the potential and capacity of each individual young person.
The Institute will explore Positive Youth Development’s 5 tenets, the 5C’s, which are: competence, confidence, connection, character, and caring. When these 5 C’s are present, the 6th C of “contribution” is realized.
GET THE FACTS: In the 2015-16 school year, 59% of reporting CPS elementary schools met the 120 minutes of weekly arts instruction recommendation, up from 47% two years ago.