The CPS Department of Arts Education will be hosting an Arts Education Conference for CPS Arts teachers on Friday, April 3, 2015. The conference will focus on four key strands of professional learning for CPS teachers: Arts Integration, Arts and Technology, Assessment, and Classroom Practices in the Arts. The conference will include an arts partner vendor fair. The arts partner Vendor Fair is an excellent opportunity for CPS arts teacher to interact and make connections with arts providers and their services.
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.