Welcome to Teach For America Chicago-Northwest Indiana


THEORY OF CHANGE: James Nicklas & Maria Desanto

Beginning this year, each of our second year corps members in Chicago-Northwest Indiana will complete a project in which they reflect on their experiences in the classroom, and develop a theory of change based around how we could better serve our students and communities. To celebrate their work, we're sharing two corps members personal theories.

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making chicago's students college ready

Melanie Ortiz (Chicago-Northwest Indiana, '14) is a member of the College Team at Rauner College Prep, the same school that she herself attended as a student. Learn how she's helping Rauner's students succeed to and through college.

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