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Office of Community Partnerships

The Office of Community Partnerships works closely with different school community stakeholders to advance CPS’ Five Year Vision and build processes that empower communities to improve educational opportunities in their neighborhoods.

Office of Community Partnerships

42 W. Madison
Chicago, IL 60602

Office Responsibilities include:

  • Partnering closely with communities to strengthen education within their neighborhoods
  • Identifying and motivating various community partners (e.g. philanthropy, non-profit, university, etc.) to support communities in creating education-based goals for their neighborhoods and students
  • Managing and improving the community-led school model exploration toolkit and process
  • Providing feedback to improve cross-departmental tools including the GoCPS enrollment platform, Annual Regional Analysis (ARA), Equity Index Mapping, Space Utilization, and Academic RFP, to ensure they are meeting family and community needs
  • Supporting students, families, and schools impacted by school transitions