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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

Arts Liaison

CPS Arts Liaisons serve as on-site arts leaders and champions in their school communities. They ensure students, educators, administrators and the broader nonprofit and philanthropic communities have access to vital arts-related information.
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Chicago Principals Fellowship

The Chicago Principals Fellowship program is designed for high-performing principals who would benefit from an intensive leadership development experience and have interest in learning more about district policy-making.
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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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