ABOUT US

Institution Overview

Mission

The mission of the Instutute of Positive Education (IPE) founded in 1969 is to provide educational services for children, parents,  teachers and members of the community, including pre-school, after-school, evening and summer programs.  Our commitment is to use technology the arts and educational models of excellence, underscored  study, to inspire in our children a passion for learning.

Established in 1969, the Institute of Positive Education (IPE) is a non-profit, tax exempt, community service organisation located on the south-side of Chicago. Since its inception in the late 1960's IPE has been committed to African-Centered education.  During its forty-six plus years of operation, IPE has operated a preschool, elementary school, summer camp, teacher training center, extended day care program, parent resource library, parent study group, food co-op and has published informative quarterly bulletins on education, technology, science, politics and literature.