CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Convergence Academy

The Center for Community Arts Partnerships (CCAP) at Columbia College Chicago, in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS) is working with two CPS schools, one elementary and one high school, to develop the Convergence Academy school model. This work will last through school year 2014-2015. The CCAP partnership was selected to receive a $3 million grant from the Investing in Innovation Fund (i3 Fund) of the U.S. Department of Education.

Through 2015, CCAP is conducting a project called “Convergence Academies.” Drawing on the resources and expertise of Columbia College Chicago, CCAP is creating a whole school model that supports 21st Century learning by integrating digital media and technology into curriculum, instruction, learning, and culture across an entire school. The project is based at Morrill Math and Science School and Tilden Career Community Academy, serving approximately 1,200 students and 50 CPS teachers each year.

Mindy Faber is hiring 6 positions asap for this group.  
This is a program that teaches teachers how to use technology in the K-12 classroom. She requires a resume and cover letter .For more information or a reference talk to Niki Nolin or Eden Unluata.