CPSschools' Professional Series
The CPSchools’ Professionals Series is a collection of experiences lived and relayed by teachers and education professionals who work in Chicago public schools. Here, teachers, guidance counselors, specialists, coaches, administration, and other professionals in CPS are given the space to speak to their perspective on schooling in Chicago, and how their experiences have informed their outlook on education.
We are now giving these often-undervalued professionals the necessary platform to share their stories, challenges, and triumphs while supporting students in CPS. This series will serve to inform and encourage everyday Chicagoans and policy makers to take action in representation of the students they aim to support.
In the fall of 2016, Walter H. Dyett High School for the Arts reopened as an open – enrollment, arts high school. Now a level one high school located in the heart of Washington Park, Dyett High School of the Arts was born out of both struggle and compromise, as...read more