Creating a Healing-Centered School District
In Fall 2019, Chicago Public Schools, led by the Office of Social Emotional Learning, embarked on a long-term effort to transform CPS into a healing-centered district, recognizing that to achieve our five-year vision, we need to ensure collective wellness for all CPS students, staff, families, caregivers, and communities.
Both trauma and healing are collective experiences. Each of us has a role to play in promoting healing for others and addressing our own healing.
To transform CPS into a more trauma-engaged, culturally-responsive school district means: