April 17, 2020
In support of the continued collaborative work between teachers and arts education partners, Ingenuity and the CPS Department of Arts Education are excited to present this year’s Arts Education Conference: Title TBD. We are thrilled to once again provide an opportunity to Chicago’s arts education sector to grow in new understanding, gain and share skills, and develop the vital relationships that allow our individual and shared work flourish and thrive.
Primary Audience(s) for this Session
Program Coordinators, Program Managers, Program Directors, and Teaching Artists
Arts teachers, other subject area teachers interested in arts integration, school principals and administrators, Instructional Support Leaders, arts education partners, teaching artists, and other non-classroom-based arts educators working with Chicago Public Schools
Teaching and Learning in the Arts
Advancing quality arts teaching and learning practices across the city of Chicago.
Curriculum ￭ Instruction ￭ Assessment ￭ Student Learning and Success ￭ Arts Content Knowledge ￭ Child Development ￭ Standards Alignment
Building and sustaining long-term arts-based relationships.
Collaboration ￭ Logistics ￭ Processes and Procedures ￭ Collective Impact ￭ Matching ￭ Capacity-building ￭ Resources
Arts Advocacy and Leadership
Advocating for arts-rich policies, programming, and practices at local and national levels.
Policy ￭ Data ￭ Impact Narrative ￭ Storytelling ￭ Stakeholders ￭ Sphere of Influence
Culture, Equity, and Inclusion
Ensuring quality arts education programming for all students.
Identity ￭ Relationships ￭ Responsiveness ￭ Trauma-Informed Practices ￭ The Learning Environment ￭ Safety
Arts Partner Standards of Practice: All focus areas (1–4) will be addressed through Conference sessions.
Framework for Teaching: All domains (1–4) will be addressed through Conference sessions.
School Excellence Framework: Professional Learning, Curriculum, Instructional Materials, Rigorous Student Tasks, Instruction, Balanced Assessment & Grading, Multi-Tiered System of Supports, Culture for Learning, Relational Trust, Student Voice, Engagement & Civic Life, Safety & Order, Restorative Approaches to Discipline