Three Million CPS Alumni

CPS is launching a new effort to reach out to their alumni, who apparently number 3 million. Read all about it below.

CPS Launches New Web Site To Connect and Engage Alumni

CPSalumni.org Debuts with Famous Local Alumni and a User Tutorial

WHO:

Rufus Williams, President, Chicago Board of Education

Arne Duncan, CEO, Chicago Public Schools

Barbara Eason-Watkins, Chief Education Officer, CPS

Joe Soto, V103 radio personality and CPS alum

Bob Berland, Olympic medal winner and CPS alum

Carl Dasko, Principal, Bateman Elementary School

Richard Mell, Alderman, 33rd Ward

WHAT:

Chicago Public Schools officials and local celebrities launchwww.CPSalumni.org,

a new Web site to connect CPS alumni.

WHEN:

Thursday, April 24 - 1 p.m.

WHERE:

Bateman

Elementary School - 4220 N. Richmond St.

Chicago Public Schools launches the new Web site, www.CPSalumni.org, to connect an

estimated three million people, who have attended or worked in Chicago

Public Schools, with separate home pages for every school in CPS

history. CPS is the first large urban public school district to

organize its alumni in this way.

The goal of CPSalumni.org is to build relationships with alumni and

their former schools and classmates, engage alumni in supporting their

schools, share information about alumni groups and activities,

encourage the sharing of stories and photos about school experiences,

and archive public education in Chicago.

The site also will enable CPS to continue to build its list of famous

CPS alumni, which includes people such as Amelia Earhart, Nat King Cole

and Harrison Ford.

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