Collaborating for Excellence (CFE)

IAEA | Collaborating for Excellence 

Dive into the 12 learning modules on this comprehensive CFE website, then apply your learning to a lesson of your own! IAEA members can receive an honorarium for submitting their lessons. Be sure to use one of the templates here, and watch the video below for an overview.

Watch this Overview Video to Start Your Journey 

View the PDF Presentation Document with Links Here

Collaborating for Excellence (CFE) is a fully digital, flexible community of learners in which educators choose from a variety of learning modules for personalized professional learning. Engage, reflect, and grow through expert-facilitated modules covering a range of topics, including:

  • Social Emotional Learning,
  • Standards-based Assessment
  • Research-informed Instruction
  • Culturally Responsive Practices
  • Trauma-informed Practices
  • Creativity and Cognition
  • LGBTQIA+ Inclusion
  • Technology Integration
  • Visual Analysis and New Media
  • Student Engagement and Voice
  • Design Thinking
  • Contemporary Art Practices

Questions? Please contact [email protected]




Collaborating for Excellence is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Collaborating for Excellence is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.