The power of relationships

Our last post featured summer programming that BTEC educators developed in response to a particular group of students working with A Knock at Midnight NFP. We emphasized relationships and social/emotional learning, and sought to promote both academic and personal growth. We had an exciting final week of programming, finishing with some open ​gym time at Olive Harvey, an exhilarating college student panel at DePaul, and our 2018 Summer Symposium, where students shared projects across content areas. The presentation aspect was voluntary, and we were impressed by how many students wanted to showcase everything from their Soapbox speech in English to some Spanish cooking, science research, or so

Now hiring - tutors

Better Together Educator Collaborative (BTEC) is working with a local nonprofit to provided ongoing, grant-funded tutoring to a group of ~40 students from several South side high schools. We're looking for tutors who can work individually with students, provide support during drop-in tutoring, and/or lead group lessons on Saturdays (variety of subjects/topics, including college/career readiness and support) Hours/week: ~1-5 from October-May with potential for continued tutoring Payment: $25/hr, contract employee Position requirements: Minimum HS diploma/equivalent; experience working with young people in an academic and/or mentoring capacity; interest in building relationships; knowledge o

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