Ingenuity Inc. Honored For Work With CPS

Ingenuity Inc., a clearing-house placing arts programs in Chicago Public Schools, has received two honors for fulfilling its mission. Ravinia President and CEO Welz Kauffman, who has expanded Ravinia’s own REACH*TEACH*PLAY education programs in CPS, serves on the board of Ingenuity Inc., which has helped the school system develop an overall arts curriculum policy.

Ingenuity has been awarded the Chicago Innovation Award for Collaboration for its public-private partnership with the City of Chicago, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, and Chicago Public Schools in putting the arts back into Chicago’s public schools.

Ingenuity also received the Boeing Chicago Game-Changer award, which recognizes innovative ideas and approaches for serving neighborhoods that need it most.