Chicago Humanities Festival Seeks Applications from Chicago-Area Teachers

The Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) is now accepting applications for EdLab: Spring 2015. This professional development program focuses on The American Revolution, a performance piece by Theater Unspeakable.

Fourth- to eighth-grade teachers in the Chicago area (15 teachers maximum) will:

  • Learn strategies for effectively teaching writing
  • Design writing activities that meet Common Core Standards in hands-on workshops
  • Get access to a matinee performance of The American Revolution for their students in May

Dates: Saturday, February 7, from 9 a.m. to 3pm

Thursday, March 12, from 5 p.m. to 8pm

Monday, April 20, from 5 p.m. 8 pm

One matinee presentation with students (May 720)

Cost: $6 (due upon acceptance into the program)

Deadline: Friday, October 24

Questions? Contact Jeanette at or (312) 661-1028 ext. 718.

Download the application here.

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