Programs

Chicago Youth Voices Network
Chicago Youth Voices Network
Chicago Youth Voices Network
Curriculum Development
Adult
Northwest Side, South Side, West Side
No
No

 

 

Citizenship
Literacy Chicago
This class will prepare you to apply and prepare for the Oral Exam that every new citizen must go through. This session will increase your Civic knowledge, reading, writing, and speaking skills.
Reading, ELL/ESL
Adult
Central, Far North Side, Far Southeast Side, Far Southwest Side, North Side, Northwest Side, South Side, Southwest Side, West Side, Suburbs, Regional, National
Yes
Yes
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Classroom Reading Tutors
Working in the Schools (WITS)
The CRT program is the inaugural WITS program. Volunteers work with a teacher to support the classroom in literacy goals, with each volunteer’s service tailored to the needs of the class. Classroom Reading Tutors often work with small groupsor one-on-one with students to build literacy skills.
Reading
PreK (Age 3-5), Grades K-8
Central, Far North Side, Far Southeast Side, North Side, Northwest Side, South Side, Southwest Side, West Side
Yes
CMAA Adult Education Program
Chinese Mutual Aid Association
CMAA’s Adult Education Program provides education free of charge to adult immigrants and refugees in order to equip them with the skills they need to succeed and engage as more active members in society. Program offerings include several levels of English as a Second Language (ESL) classes, civics classes, computer literacy classes, and workshops on personal financial management. Individual tutoring is also available. The Adult Education Program coordinates its services with CMAA’s Citizenship & Immigration and Employment Services/Workforce Development programs.
ELL/ESL, Workforce Development
Adult
Far North Side
Yes
Yes
Collaborative Literacy
Center for the Collaborative Classroom
Collaborative Literacy is a comprehensive K-6 literacy curriculum that addresses all of the core concepts, strategies, and skills traditionally taught in the language arts block while placing the integration of academic and social development at the heart of student learning.
Reading, Expository Writing, Creative Writing, Teacher Training
Grades K-8
Suburbs, Regional, National
No
No