See how the Chicago Improv scene is working with our students to help them voice their ideas, improve their writing, and implement creative thought into their every day.
How does AUSL’s mission impact public education as a whole? Meet Tre Childress, Director of Advisory Services, and how he brings our innovation model to school districts across the nation.
We are committed to providing — and protecting — space and time for teachers and leaders to deepen their practice, build their capacity, and ultimately drive transformational learning for each student in our network.
Research released showed that elementary Chicago Public School students were achieving faster learning gains than almost any other large public school district in the country. This report begins to answer this question, and it recognizes us as a part of that story.
As one of the five pillars that makes up our innovation framework, leading with data is key to making sure our we have tools in place to continuously improve our way for teaching and learning.
Karen Pittman’s piece in the Washington Post spoke of what she saw and heard in classrooms and from leaders that reinforced that educating the “whole child” isn’t just jargon or a fad, but a shift in the mindset of leaders and teachers.
AUSL was featured on WTTW’s Chicago Tonight program in a piece by reporter Brandis Friedman. Friedman’s story features the growth of Piccolo School of Excellence over the course of the last six years from turnaround to today being a Level 1+ school as a part of AUSL’s innovation zone in partnership with CPS.