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Parent Collaborative

Parent Collaborative is a network-based parent engagement initiative grounded in partnership-building that ensures the learning and leadership experience of parents is relational, developmental, collaborative, and linked to learning.

Parent Collaborative meetings bring together parents and community members from Title 1 schools within each network to achieve these goals: 

  • Provide parents with updated and relevant district data to better inform them of the status of their individual schools
  • Connect parents with both citywide and CPS departmental resources to help foster their leadership skills and their engagement in the learning process
  • Deliver both need-based and research-based workshops to ensure we are empowering and servicing schools
  • Help parents create partnerships with educators, students, and other parents to increase the social, cultural, and human capital in their schools​​​​​​​

To learn more about Parent Collaborative meetings, contact your FACE Manager or the Office of Family and Community Engagement (FACE).

Parent Collaborative Meeting Schedule

Our meetings are held virtually. To find out which network is associated with your child’s school, use the Network Locator. If your network is not listed, contact the Office of Family and Community Engagement (FACE).

Check the CPS calendar for exact meeting dates.

Northside
(Networks 1, 2, 4)

When:
4th Thursday of the month
9:30 a.m.
Where:
Logandale Middle School
3212 W. George St.

West Side/Austin
(Networks 3, 5)

When:
2nd Tuesday of the month
10 a.m.
Where:
Austin Parent University at Michele Clark High School
5101 W. Harrison St.

Near South
(Network 6)

When:
4th Tuesday of the month
10 a.m.
Where:
University Village Parent University at Smyth IB World School
1059 W. 13th St.

Southwest
(Networks 7, 8, 10)

When:
3rd Friday of the month
10 a.m.
Where:
Gage Park High School
5630 S. Rockwell St.

South Central
(Network 9)

When:
3rd Wednesday of the month
10 a.m.
Where:
Bronzeville Parent University at Dyett High School
555 E. 51st St.

Southside
(Network 11)

When:
3rd Tuesday of the month
9:30 a.m.
Where:
Auburn Gresham Parent University at Joplin Elementary School
7927 S. Honore St.

South East
(Network 12)

When:
2nd Friday of the month
9 a.m.
Where:
South Shore Parent University at Bouchet International School
7355 S. Jeffery Blvd.

Far South
(Network 13)

When:
3rd Thursday of the month
10 a.m.
Where:
Pullman Parent University at Corliss High School
821 E. 103rd St.

Family and Community Engagement in Education (FACE)

773-553-FACE (3223)

FACE@cps.edu

42 W. Madison St.
Chicago, IL 60602