Charter School Enrichment Opportunities Showcase
Thursday, June 28, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM (CDT)
Come see the exciting School Enrichment Opportunities that are available to charter schools through the sponsorship and support of the CME Group!
When: June 28, 2012 at 8:30 am
Where: CME Group, 20 S. Wacker Drive
What: Come hear about engaging and innovative student programs that are available to charter schools and learn how your school can participate! Program offerings include:
Future Founders Foundation Future Founders inspires teens to explore new careers and connects them with successful mentors from various professions. It operates two career exposure programs to empower students to consider careers they never imagined and help them to create roadmaps to achieve these career goals.
Lemonade Day Lemonade Day teaches students how to start, own, and operate their very own business using the model of a lemonade stand. Through a fun, interactive curriculum, participants are trained in the fundamentals of sound business and financial management. Middle school students can participate in the Lemonade Day program during or after school.
MOUSE The MOUSE program trains students to become digital media and technology experts and resources in their schools, while also building confidence and skills necessary for 21st century innovation. This program is geared towards middle and high school students.
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE)
NFTE inspires young people from low-income communities to stay in school, to recognize opportunities, and to plan for successful futures. It trains and supports teachers in offering innovative entrepreneurship curriculum in middle and high schools around the world.
Project Lead the Way Middle and high school students who participate in Project Lead the Way programs create, design, build, discover, collaborate and solve problems while applying what they have learned in college preparatory math and science courses.
A special thank you to our host, CME Group
When & Where
Illinois Network of Charter Schools
INCS brings together students, parents, educators and administrators who all share a common goal: to improve the quality of public education by promoting and strengthening charter schools throughout the state of Illinois.
Visit www.incschools.org for more information.