Bureau: Chicago

TECHSPO Charlotte 2023 Technology Expo (Internet ~ Mobile ~ AdTech ~ MarTech ~ SaaS)

Where Business, Tech and Innovation Collide in LA! TECHSPO Charlotte 2023 is your chance to …– Check out exhibitors showcasing the next generation of technology & innovation.– Be inspired, amazed and educated on how these evolving technologies will impact your business for greater growth.– Interact with technology enthusiasts, build your network and reunite with your …

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Oil and War in Ukraine: An Inside Look at the Historic Effort to Cap Russian Oil Revenue

In the immediate aftermath of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the United States and its European partners imposed a wide-ranging package of economic and financial sanctions intended to end Russian aggression and bring the war to a close. On December 3, 2022, in a novel effort to reduce Russian oil revenues, the United States and other …

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To&Through: Annual Update on the Educational Attainment of CPS Students

On February 9th, 2023 at Noon CST, the To&Through Project and UChicago Consortium will share their newest report on the 2021 Educational Attainment of Chicago Public Schools (CPS) Students. Researchers will provide a picture of educational attainment during the 2020-2021 school year for students of different race/ethnicity groups, students who began as English Learners, and …

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To&Through Data Spotlight – Cultivate: Exploring Student Mindsets Through Survey

Join us for a presentation on the Cultivate Survey with Camille Farrington, Director of the Equitable Learning & Development Group at the UChicago Consortium, and Elliot Ransom, Co-CEO of UChicago Impact, as they share a new survey being used across CPS called Cultivate. The Cultivate Survey builds on research showing that classroom learning conditions influence …

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Information Session on Anti-Defamation League’s No Place for Hate® Initiative

Information Session on ADL’s No Place for Hate® Initiative Are you a K-12 educator or administrator looking for ways to respond to bullying or bias incidents in your classrooms and schools? Are you looking to equip your students with the skills to create a welcoming and inclusive school environment? ADL can help! No Place for Hate® is a K-12 student …

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DigiMarCon South Atlantic 2023 – Digital Marketing, Media and Advertising Conference & Exhibition

DigiMarCon South Atlantic 2023 is your chance to …– Hear from some of the most audacious and thought-provoking speakers in the digital marketing, media and advertising industry.– Gain insight into emerging strategies, the latest innovative technologies, and best practices to move your business to the next level.– Network with thought leaders, reunite with your peers, …

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Campus Safety Case Studies

School safety is top of mind for families, students, and staff. Answers aren’t always easy. Join a panel of parents and school administrators on Thursday, December 8 as we talk through case studies and solutions to one of the top trending feedback topics. Attendees will gain insights into how other Possip school leaders are working …

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Physics with A Bang!

UChicago will sponsor its annual Physics with a Bang! on Saturday, December 3rd, from 11am-4 p.m. Join us for 2 shows (11am & 2 p.m.) and various demos in our demo alley (12 p.m.-4 p.m). The location is the Kersten Physics Teaching Center (5720 S. Ellis Ave, Chicago, IL 60637). Free and Open to the …

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Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting

The Mayor of Mount Prospect will be cutting a ribbon officially welcome Ladybug & Friends Daycare and Preschool to the neighborhood. We will be serving children 6 weeks to 6 years old and have some Grand Opening Specials for upcoming enrollments. Refreshments and Tours of the school will be available during this event!

Chicago’s Small Business Saturday support, shop, create and discover at Bronzeville’s largest community support event hosted by the Absolutely Anything Essential Gift Shop

[CHICAGO, IL] — The Absolutely Anything Essential Gift Shop along with over 20 artists, designers, small business owners, vendors and essential service providers invite you to shop, discover and create in your community. This 7th year American Express sponsored Neighborhood Champion celebration, deemed the largest in the Bronzeville community will be held on Saturday November …

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AMPL!FY Youth Voice Symposium

Youth Communication and national education leaders will discuss strategies to address complex education challenges and create culturally responsive learning communities to: Help young people heal from experiences with racism, sexism, and other injustices Support students to achieve their personal and academic goals Uplift teen voices in a world that too often marginalizes them This event is in-person in …

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Wine and Dine for UNICEF

From October 17-31, Gino and Marty’s will donate 100% of the proceeds from orders of the Spicy Gnocchi pasta dish to UNICEF in support of critical humanitarian and developmental aid work for children around the world. In addition, Gino and Marty’s guests will be able to contribute directly to UNICEF through a promotional QR code …

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Buckets Over Bullying Social Media Safety Rally

Rally with Buckets Over Bullying; social media hoopster Tristan Jass; the Illinois Secretary of State; street baller Nick Ansom; Elvin Rodriguez, “Mr. Everything” in the Netflix film ‘Hustle’; slam dunk sensation Chris Staples; the Jesse White Tumblers; Morethanlikes.org and The Organization for Social Media Safety to prevent cyberbullying on Saturday, November 5, 2022. Option for …

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Panel Discussion: Centering Equity in Organizational Change

Join us for an online panel discussion featuring Rito Martinez, Co-Director of the Truth, Healing, and Equity Fellowship (T.H.E. Fellowship) and Jacquelyn Lemon, CEO of NewRoot Learning Institute. The panel discussion will focus on approaches to beginning and sustaining equity-centered change efforts in organizations that aim to better serve young people of color. The ongoing …

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Wine and Dine for UNICEF

Join UNICEF Next Generation as we raise funds in support of life-saving humanitarian aid for children around the world! From October 17-31, Gino and Marty’s will donate 100% of the proceeds from orders of the Spicy Gnocchi pasta dish to UNICEF in support of critical humanitarian and developmental aid work for children around the world. …

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Where the Science of Learning Meets the Science of Reading: Unpacking the Evidence

While the science of reading tells us what is essential for building a reader, the science of learning tells us the conditions that are necessary for learning to thrive and last. Participants in this webinar will engage in learning about the evidence base for the Science of Learning and connecting those principles to the components …

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To&Through Data Collaborative: City Colleges of Chicago

Leaders from City Colleges of Chicago will present on the implementation of a population health management strategy to create a predictive analytics algorithm. This algorithm has led to intentional, proactive, and integrative retention student support practices across the City Colleges of Chicago district. Presenters include Dr. Stephanie Krah, Dr. Megan Bernard, Declan McDonell, Manny Green, …

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Research Spotlight: College Coaching & the Transition to College

How are the potholes on the road to and through college changed for Chicago students who receive college coaching support? What might be some of the unintended consequences and/or possibilities of college coaching for larger structural change in equitable college access and success? Join us as we update our understanding of the issues impacting recent …

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15 Years and Counting: Lessons from the Network for College Success

Chicago has seen amazing increases in our high school graduation rates through ninth-grade success systems. How did this happen? What can we leverage from that work in districts nationally? Join this conversation to hear how we can spread and scale education innovations in Chicago across the country. The discussion will feature leaders from the Network …

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What Literacy Leaders Need to Know and Do to Support Teachers in Shifting to Science of Reading-Based Instruction

As a school or district leader, how are you ensuring the effective implementation of research-based practices that will develop students’ critical literacy skills so they become proficient readers with expanded and equitable opportunities to lead fulfilling and productive lives? In this complimentary webinar, Linda Diamond will share the importance of conveying a coherent message when …

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Information Session on Anti-Defamation League’s No Place for Hate® Initiative

Are you a K-12 educator or administrator looking for ways to respond to bullying or bias incidents in your classrooms and schools? Are you looking to equip your students with the skills to create a welcoming and inclusive school environment? ADL can help! No Place for Hate® is a K-12 student led initiative designed to …

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Information Session on Anti-Defamation League’s No Place for Hate® Initiative

Are you a K-12 educator or administrator looking for ways to respond to bullying or bias incidents in your classrooms and schools? Are you looking to equip your students with the skills to create a welcoming and inclusive school environment? ADL can help! No Place for Hate® is a K-12 student led initiative designed to …

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Waqar Faiz Sufi Meditation

Free Sufi Meditation event open to the public. Connect with your heart and explore the depths of your soul. Our meeting will have two sessions of meditation followed by Q&A. Everyone is welcome to engage in this meditation regardless of experience or background.

In the New Educational Landscape, the Future is Blended (Learning)

School districts are reexamining blended learning based on recent digital learning experiences and changed student needs, teacher comfort, and educational expectations. Join our panel of blended learning experts to learn about the evolving research and best practices for you to lead and support your teachers. Our panel of researchers and coaches will share: ·    …

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Practical ways to support children’s mental health in the wake of gun violence

Join Erikson Institute’s Clinical and Community Services for an informational presentation and Q&A on what parents, teachers, caregivers, neighbors, and others can do to support young children’s mental health, whether they have been personally impacted by gun violence or exposed through media and adults’ conversation around them. The recent mass shootings in Highland Park Illinois, …

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A World of Difference® Institute – Information session for k-12 educators

Are you a K-12 educator or administrator looking for ways to respond to bullying or bias incidents in your classrooms and schools? Are you looking to equip your students with the skills to create a welcoming and inclusive school environment? ADL (Anti-Defamation League) can help! ADL’s A World of Difference® Institute offers a variety of …

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A World of Difference® Institute – Information session for k-12 educators

Are you a K-12 educator or administrator looking for ways to respond to bullying or bias incidents in your classrooms and schools? Are you looking to equip your students with the skills to create a welcoming and inclusive school environment? ADL (Anti-Defamation League) can help! ADL’s A World of Difference® Institute offers a variety of …

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GATEWAY FOUNDATION PRESENTS FREE MEN’S HEALTH WEBINAR

Becoming a “Real Man” in Recovery Webinar Will Focus on Addiction Issues and Overcoming Fears in Treatment WHAT: Gateway Foundation, the nation’s largest nonprofit addiction treatment provider, will host a free online webinar, Becoming a “Real Man” in Recovery, during Men’s Health Month on June 29. Addiction expert, Anthony Campobasso, LCSW, CADC, CIP, will discuss the …

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Jet’s Pizza Offering 21 Cent Pizzas on June 16th to Celebrate Opening of 21st Chicagoland Location

Jet’s Pizza is making its debut in the Hyde Park neighborhood. The new location, 1348 E. 55th Street, marks the 21st Jet’s Pizza store in the Chicagoland area. To celebrate the new Hyde Park location and overall expansion into several Chicago neighborhoods, Jet’s Pizza will offer 21 cent slices of pizza with an option of one free topping on Thursday, June 16 from 11 a.m. to …

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Literacy Leadership in Challenging Times

As a school or district leader, how are you ensuring the effective implementation of research-based practices that will develop students’ critical literacy skills in service of comprehension of text? In this complimentary virtual institute, we’ll explore models that show the alignment of instructional practices, discuss current state and district initiatives that support the research, and …

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Heartland Marimba Ensemble Tour

The Heartland Marimba Ensemble is one of two touring groups of the Heartland Marimba organization and constitutes a dynamic membership of accomplished performers from the US. The music includes classical arrangements, jazz, tango, ragtime, Americana, pops, holiday favorites, modern, and circus. The Heartland Marimba Ensemble is very ecstatic to premier 9 works that have been …

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Twilio Transform Together Chicago

Join us in Chicago on June 14 for Twilio Transform Together to learn how leading businesses are using emerging channels, AI and customized journeys to engage customers and how you can build strategies to kickstart your communication initiatives. We’ll be joined by thought leaders from Twilio, Segment, and more!

Literacy Leadership in Challenging Times – Virtual Institute

As a school or district leader, how are you ensuring the effective implementation of research-based practices that will develop students’ critical literacy skills in service of comprehension of text? In this complimentary virtual institute, we’ll explore models that show the alignment of instructional practices, discuss current state and district initiatives that support the research, and …

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Parkinson’s Revolution Chicago

The Parkinson’s Foundation invites you to join us at Parkinson’s Revolution Chicago. Parkinson’s Revolution is an indoor cycling event that combines high energy cycling and fundraising to raise awareness for Parkinson’s disease. On June 11th, at Lakeshore Sport & Fitness in Lincoln Park, you can ride along with the community to fight PD. What’s more, …

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President Mom at Beverly Arts Center

Our fellow Americans, The Beverly Arts Center is proud to present the Chicago premiere of President Mom the hilarious comedy starring our Teen Theatre ensemble.  International diplomacy. World peace. Getting your kids to soccer practice on time. For President Madeline McCallister, it’s all in a day’s work. After all, who is more qualified to run the world than …

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MCA Teacher Institute Webinar

Teacher Institute is the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago’s immersive and collaborative professional development program for educators. The design of this free, year-long program is aimed at helping educators investigate, design, incubate, and implement innovative, contemporary curriculum. The emphasis of the Teacher Institute is on supporting teachers in developing student-centered projects that give students an …

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MCA Teacher Institute Webinar

Teacher Institute is the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago’s immersive and collaborative professional development program for educators. The design of this free, year-long program is aimed at helping educators investigate, design, incubate, and implement innovative, contemporary curriculum. The emphasis of the Teacher Institute is on supporting teachers in developing student-centered projects that give students an …

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11th Annual Developmental Differences Resource Fair

If your child has a behavioral, developmental, physical or intellectual challenge, NPN’s Developmental Differences Resource Fair can help. Our free fair puts you in touch with providers and resources that will encourage your child to reach their highest potential. Chat with reps from Chicago-area schools, camps, therapy providers, extracurricular activities and more Meet other parents …

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To&Through Research Spotlight: Helping Homeless Students “Beat the Odds”

What strategies or practices can schools implement to better support homeless students? Join us on Tuesday, May 10 at 12 PM (CST) to learn about a recent partnership between the UChicago Inclusive Economy Lab and Chicago Public Schools to investigate the causes and consequences of student homelessness in Chicago. Study authors Dr. Shantá Robinson and …

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To&Through Research Spotlight: Using Incentives to Boost Attendance

Do awards motivate student attendance? Do different types of awards have different impacts? Join us on Tuesday, May 3 at 2 PM (CST) to learn about recent research on attendance incentives and the implications for practice. Study author Dr. Carly Robinson, who is now a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Brown University, will present astonishing findings …

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Decolonizing Data and Language

This 90-minute interactive workshop explains how deficit language dehumanizes and deflects from the structural racism and flaws built into our systems, and offers ways to effectively use data to illuminate systemic barriers and reveal root causes. Using labels, deficit language and problematic data infographics when advocating for children and families can have unintended consequences that …

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AeroStars’s Spring 2022 Programs

AeroStars’s Spring 2022 Programs are now open. Don’t miss out on your chance to reserve your spot in a FREE space adventure led by NASA and LEGO Education in preparation for the Artemis 1 Mission launch to the moon! Join us every Saturday at Olive-Harvey College, located at 10001 S. Woodlawn Avenue. Programs start February 5th, 2022. Soar into space by registering today at www.aaiaeroverse.com.

Mirrors & Misconceptions Gallery Talk + Collage Activity

Mirrors and Misconceptions, a program presented in partnership with the Court Theatre and the Smart Museum of Art, pairs the visual art of Fred Wilson’s Murano Glass sculpture, Act V. Scene II Exeunt Omnes – named after the final stage direction in Shakespeare’s Othello – with Court Theatre’s production of The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice. On Saturday, December 18, we will host …

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Mirrors & Misconceptions Poetry Reading + Activation

Mirrors and Misconceptions, a program presented in partnership with the Court Theatre and the Smart Museum of Art, pairs the visual art of Fred Wilson’s Murano Glass sculpture, Act V. Scene II Exeunt Omnes – named after the final stage direction in Shakespeare’s Othello – with Court Theatre’s production of The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice. On Friday, December 17, join us for …

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Public Newsroom: How COVID Delayed Plans for Students with Disabilities

When Illinois closed schools in March 2020, students with disabilities in Chicago were unable to receive updated Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), a legally binding document that outlines specific services for each student. As a result, thousands of Black and Latine students were left scrambling to regain access to services from Chicago Public Schools. How is …

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Driehaus Foundation Award 25th Anniversary Virtual Panel Discussion with LISC Chicago and the Chicago Architecture Center

Join us as we celebrate 25 years of the Driehaus Foundation Award, which encourages quality design in Chicago’s neighborhoods. Our panel discussion on Wednesday, October 20, at 5:30 p.m will explore the impact of the award and the unique and inspiring partnerships it has fostered. The panel program is part of CAC’s Open House Chicago …

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American College of Education – Educational Webinar

Learn more about American College of Education and how to continue your education through ACE’s 100% online advanced degrees, single courses, and available tuition grants. American College of Education is an institution offering advanced degrees for educators at an affordable price.  Programs are tailored to educator’s schedule needs, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, and …

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WBDC In-person Technical Assistance for the Back 2 Business Grant

During this in-person technical assistance event, trained professionals will be available to help you prepare and submit your Back 2 Business grant application to help your small business recover from the effects of Covid-19. These sessions are of no cost and available to small business owners in Cook and DuPage counties. Walk-ins are welcome. Please …

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WBDC In-person Technical Assistance for the Back 2 Business Grant

During this in-person technical assistance event, trained professionals will be available to help you prepare and submit your Back 2 Business grant application to help your small business recover from the effects of Covid-19. These sessions are of no cost and available to small business owners in Cook and DuPage counties. Walk-ins are welcome. Please …

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Quad County Urban League Back 2 Business Grant Informational Q&A Webinar

Quad County Urban League Aurora invites you to a FREE live Back to Business Grant informational/Q & A session via Zoom. Presenter, Brittany Moore, is the small business case manager for QCUL and will be sharing in depth information about the grant, answering questions, and scheduling one on one sessions for further assistance with applying. We will …

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Quad County Urban League Back 2 Business Grant Informational Q&A Webinar

Quad County Urban League Aurora invites you to a FREE live Back to Business Grant informational/Q & A session via Zoom. Presenter, Brittany Moore, is the small business case manager for QCUL and will be sharing in depth information about the grant, answering questions, and scheduling one on one sessions for further assistance with applying. We will …

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Girls in Aviation Day

Interested in a career in aviation? Join @united and @aerostaravion on September 25th as we explore the future of women in aviation at O’Hare International Airport!! Tour United Airlines’ state-of-the-art facilities. Take the first step to achieving the career of your dreams. REGISTER TODAY at https://linktr.ee/AeroStarAvionInstitute! 

Study and Go Abroad Fair

The free Study and Go Abroad Virtual Fair offers students a unique opportunity to meet with universities, colleges and professional schools from around the world to help them start planning their next step in education. Work abroad and volunteer specialists will also be exhibiting. Learn about admission requirements, exciting programs and scholarships. Chat (text or …

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Study and Go Abroad Fair

The free Study and Go Abroad Virtual Fair offers students a unique opportunity to meet with universities, colleges and professional schools from around the world to help them start planning their next step in education. Work abroad and volunteer specialists will also be exhibiting. Learn about admission requirements, exciting programs and scholarships. Chat (text or …

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