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Office of Community Partnerships

The Office of Community Partnerships works closely with different school community stakeholders to advance CPS’ 5-year Vision and build processes that empower communities when exploring solutions to improve educational opportunities in their neighborhoods.

Community Partnerships

42 W. Madison
Chicago, IL 60602

The Office is responsible for:

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