Representatives from East St. Louis School District 189 and Township High School District 214 in the Northwest suburbs of Chicago shared how they have implemented trauma-informed practices in their districts in partnership with the Illinois Federation of Teachers and community partners.
Yennifer Velazquez, an Elk Grove High School grad, completed her first year of college with no student loan debt, thanks to Middle College! When Yennifer Velazquez decided to become a nurse, the Elk Grove High School junior knew she was looking at years of education—and debt. Then she heard about…
In August 2014, members of the NECSS partnership embarked on the Power of 15 initiative. The mission of the Power of 15 is to ensure all students graduate high school with one semester of college credit completed. This initiative works to increase the number of dual credit courses offered, the…
High School District 214 hosted a Construction Trades Pathway Development Advisory Team in August.
District 214 has started 5 registered youth apprenticeships in 3 career areas: Cybersecurity, Automotive Technology, and HVAC.
NECSS hosted a summit on the Suburbanization of Poverty on Friday, November 9th at Harper College.
The framework provides counselors with a tool that indicates what is expected for students to ensure they are making progress on meeting college and career readiness standards.
Districts 211 and 214, working with partners in the Golden Corridor, the Illinois Science and Technology Coalition, and employers across the region, held the first Illinois Energy Efficient Vehicle Competition on May 8th.