Chicago Public Schools


for PARENTS”  

Presented by Dr. Shawn Smith

CPS Chief Area Officer, Area 13


Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

Zenus Colman School (formerly)

4655 S. Dearborn St.  60609

6:00 – 8:00 PM


ü  Learn about the performance and progress being made in Area 13 schools

ü  Learn about our CAO’s strategy for improving Area 13 schools

ü  Learn what our CAO is teaching Area 13 principals and teachers

ü  Learn how parents can make use of Area 13’s! strategies to help our children succeed

ü  Learn how parents may become team players for a high quality school movement in Bronzeville


Who should attend?  All parents from Bronzeville Area 13 (or any parent) wanting to learn what CPS’ Area 13 CAO is doing to help improve our schools and what parents can do to help. 

Area 13 Schools include several communities, including nearly all Grand Boulevard traditional elementary schools:  Attucks, Beasley, Fuller, Mayo, Mollison, Overton, Woodson.  Learn about Area 13 schools @


RSVP is appreciated (but not necessary) to Andrea Lee @ (773) 548-8140 ext. 205 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Additional Information Parking lot or side street parking available along Dearborn, State Street, or 47th Street.  CTA Red Line, State Street, and 47th Street Accessible.  Training credit for LSC’s and PAC’s provided.  We encourage all parents to attend this information session, not just LSC and PAC parents.  Light refreshments provided.


This presentation is in cooperation with Chicago Public Schools’ Area 13 Chief Area Officer and Grand Boulevard Federation’s Peer Parent Education Network.