As the 4-year ACIS pilot draws to an end in May 2019, we are offering a next generation successor package 2019-2020 and  beyond, as well as individual professional development offerings .

Program Offerings

  • ACIS – our flagship program continues through May 2019.
  • 2019 Courses – Professional development courses and certification for administrators and teachers on the topic of chess in education. Click the link for course descriptions.
  • Chess in Education (CIE) Initiative – For schools and school systems wishing to implement a best practice CIE program at the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year and become self-sufficient within three years. Modeled after the ACIS program.

Chess in Schools (CIS) impacts students by helping teachers use chess in the classroom to introduce and reinforce academic skills. Teacher-driven and classroom oriented, CIS provides field-tested resources and ongoing support to help schools promote higher order thinking.

“. . . I can personally and professionally attest to the credibility of the CIS program.”

Andy Meadows
Education Specialist
Alabama State Dept. of Education

“. . . you’ve basically put together the blueprint on how to implement a large scale program in a big school district.”

Carey Fann
ChessKid CEO