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The Educator Advisory Committee is a collaborative group of Chicago area educators who use, evaluate and give feedback on the CAC’s school offerings, and act as a CAC ambassador in their schools and communities.

Apply for the committee

The Chicago Architecture Center is seeking applicants for a new opportunity to help shape students' and educators' experiences with the Center.

Applicant requirements:
  • Have formal teaching experience in K-12 grades; an emphasis in Chicago history, architecture, design, engineering or humanities is a plus.
  • Attend four committee sessions each year at the CAC. Following application review, you will be contacted with information regarding upcoming meeting dates.
  • Assist in community projects, such as:
    • Aligning CAC workshops and student walking tours to learning standards
    • Attend a CAC field trip and provide pre- and post-evaluations
    • Serve as an ambassador for the CAC within school communities
By serving on the committee, each member will receive:
  • A 1-year CAC individual membership
    • Membership includes discounted parking, unlimited entry to the CAC, 85+ free walking tours, a store discount and more!
  • One free CAC workshop or walking tour for your classroom
  • A discounted field trip for other teachers at your school
  • A voucher for one free bus to transport your students to a CAC school field trip
  • Insider access to CAC exhibitions during panel meetings

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Applicants will be notified of the acceptance within a week of applying.


If you have any questions, contact Rebecca Boland, Manager of School and Family Programs, at or (312) 561.2142.