You can find more information about the Summer School sites you’ll be teaching at this summer, as well as links to all of the documents you'll need to access for Summer Training. The documents are housed in Google Docs and the folders are broken down by Elementary and High School. Inside the folders you'll find curriculum, assessments, school specific documents, resources, etc. Please check back for additional school partners & resources in June 2019.
Chavez elementary school
Chavez Elementary has been a summer school partner with Teach For America for over 5 years now. Led by TFA alumni principal, Barton Dassinger, Chavez is a successful elementary school in Chicago’s Back of the Yards Neighborhood.
Early Childhood and Elementary Corps Members will be teaching at Chavez this summer. Learn more about the history of the Back of the Yards here.
hamline Elementary school
Hamline Elementary will be our second elementary school partner this summer. This is our first year partnering with Hamline at Summer Training, but we’re excited to be part of the Hawk Community! Like Chavez, Hamline is located in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.
Early Childhood and Elementary Corps Members will be teaching at Hamline this summer. Learn more about the history of the Back of the Yards here.
North lawndale college prep
North Lawndale College Prep is partnering with Teach For America Chicago-Northwest Indiana for the 2nd consecutive summer. Corps Members teach at both North Lawndale campuses during the regular school year. Situated in the North Lawndale neighborhood of the Chicago, North Lawndale provides students in the community opportunities to grow their leadership and be a part of the Phoenix Pact program, focusing on access to colleges where students are most likely to succeed.
High School Corps Members will be teaching at NLCP this summer. Learn more about the history of North Lawndale here.
urban prep englewood
Urban Prep Englewood is partnering with Teach For America for the first time as a summer training school site. The school has been a hiring partner where Corps Members teach for the past few years. Located in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago, Urban Prep Englewood seeks to be a school that creates leaders out of young men from the community.
High School Corps Members will be teaching at UP Englewood this summer. Learn more about the history of Englewood here.