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About Lead with CPS

In our Five-Year Vision, we made a commitment to provide clear career pathways for our team and to invest in strong leaders across the district. Through Lead with CPS, you will learn how roles across the district are aligned to a universal set of leadership competencies and discover opportunities to develop in those areas. This competency framework will help you learn how to grow and develop in your current role as well as other potential roles in the district if desired.

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Highlighted Opportunities


Bonfire: “The Cohort Experience” Program

Bonfire: “The Cohort Experience” Program is a talent development accelerator that supports and trains 50 women in a six-month program, to help them grow their leadership skills and build the pipeline of women leaders in the City of Chicago.
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Civic Leadership Academy

Leadership development program for emerging and high potential leaders in nonprofit organizations and local government within the City of Chicago and Cook County.
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CPS Cooperating Teacher

Shape the next generation of CPS teachers by hosting a student-teacher. Share your teaching strategies and expertise in an in-depth mentorship.
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