We're proud to partner with some amazing schools in Chicago-Northwest Indiana. A few of these schools are led by Teach For America alumni. You will find out your Summer School Placement when you come to Summer Training. We're continuing to build out Summer School Logistics Manual that will be shared with you over the summer. In the meantime, feel free to check out the schools we're partnering with.
As you're teaching over the summer you'll be paired in a collab for your classroom. Check your collab assignments here!
Piccolo School of Excellence | 1040 N. Keeler Ave. Chicago , IL 60651
Piccolo is led by a Teach For America alum, Michael Abello. It is located on the West Side of Chicago and is a Pre-K-8 elementary school. In their own words, "Piccolo School of Excellence seeks to generate a challenging learning environment. We encourage high expectations for success through developmentally appropriate instruction that allows for individual differences. Piccolo is committed to providing academic and social excellence in a positive environment to make awesome students even better leaders." Check out their website for more information!
Check out the Piccolo Logistic's Manual here!
Chavez Multicultural Academic Center | 4747 S. Marshfield, Chicago, IL 60609
Chavez is led by a Teach For America alum, Barton Dassinger. It is located in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on Chicago's South Side. The school is a Pre-K-8 elementary school. In their own words, "Chavez students attend school four hours per week longer than other students in Chicago Public Schools (totaling 25 days of instruction). We provide computers for every student in 1st - 8th grade; and students use computers daily with a distinguished teaching staff. We have sports and arts programming after school every day and work closely with families to provide excellent instruction for each individual student. We have been a CPS Level 1 school for the past three years with the highest percentage of performance policy points in Network 8 (88.1%).
Check out the Chavez School Logistic's Manual here!
Richard T. Crane Medical Prep High School | 2245 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60612
Crane Medical Prep is led by a Teach For America alum, Fareeda Shabazz. It is located on the West Side of Chicago and is magnet high school for students interested in the field of medicine. In their own words, "Richard T. Crane (RTC) Medical Preparatory High School is a magnet high school committed to offering a full and articulated college preparatory curriculum and rigorous career coursework focused on the health sciences to students across the city. RTC Medical Preparatory High School will meet the growing demand for medical professionals by preparing a diverse student body to go on to the best colleges and universities. RTC's college preparatory curriculum, which includes a rigorous science and mathematics sequence and competitive dual enrollment and Advanced Placement courses, arm students with an essential academic foundation. Students will have the opportunity to participate in an innovative four-year health sciences program, which will provide students with practical learning experiences under the supervision and guidance of health professionals in the classroom and through the Illinois Medical District.
Check out the School Logistic's Manual for Crane Medical Prep here!
North Lawndale College Prep High School | 1313 S Sacramento Dr, Chicago, IL 60623
North Lawndale College Prep High School is located in the North Lawndale neighborhood on Chicago's West Side. In their own words, "The mission of North Lawndale College Preparatory Charter High School (NLCP) is to prepare young people from under- resourced communities for graduation from high school with the academic skills and personal resilience necessary for successful completion of college
Check out the School Logistic's Manual for North Lawndale College Prep here!