Professional Development

October 2, 2018
Tuition-Free Reading Endorsement
Informational Meeting

Don't miss out on a great opportunity! The Center for College Access and Success and Northeastern's Literacy Education program invite all teachers at our GEAR UP partner schools to join one of the GEAR UP Reading Endorsement Cohorts.

If accepted, tuition will be waived for all eight courses required to fulfill the State of Illinois requirement. An informational meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. at the El Centro campus.

October 8, 2018
Chicago Freedom Movement
Bus Tour and History Experience

Join the Addie Wyatt Center for Nonviolence Training for the Get On Board! bus tour. Leaving from CCAS by bus, we will explore the sites and significance of the Chicago Freedom Movement and its relevance today.

$5.00 Registration fee. 5 CPDUs/Work Hours

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November 10 & December 8, 2018
PSAT and SAT Workshops for
GEAR UP Teachers

Teachers will learn everything they need to understand about the test; how it measures, how it is scored, and the most effective test-taking strategies to motivate their students to succeed.

Choose math or english session. Teachers can attend both sessions.

$100 honorarium per workshop. Lunch is included.

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21st Century Community of Learners

Arts at the Center

Cicero-Berwyn Education Initiative


Talent Search

Upward Bound Math & Science

Experiential Learning

Motivational Interviewing

CenterSpace Workshop Calendar

Professional Development Workshop Series

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathemathics (STEM)

iMathination Conference

Inquiry and Design Institute

Young Adult Literature Conference

Bilingual/English as a Second Language Endorsements


Center Adminstration

Grant Programs

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Access and Success

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