Wednesday, November 17, 2021
CPS is currently hiring substitute teachers as there is a substitute teacher shortage, especially at the elementary school level. Candidates must hold a degree from an accredited four-year college or university along with a renewable, registered Substitute Teacher License or Professional Educator License issued by the Illinois State Board of Education. Candidates can apply for the license at isbe.net/licensure. Once the license has been issued and registered, candidates can apply for the substitute teacher position at cps.edu/iwanttosub.
Monday, April 26, 2021
The next virtual meeting of the Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Action Council will take place on Wednesday, April 28, at 6:30pm via googlemeets. Here is the googlemeet link: https://meet.google.com/yxz-bbgu-qzi If you'd like to dial in by phone: (US) +1 803-999-5506 PIN: 682 585 190# Hope to see you there!
Pilot Light is offering professional development and support to Pre-K through 12th grade teachers who would like to introduce food education into their classroom teaching. For more information click here.
Thursday, April 15, 2021
Hello everyone, If you have not gotten vaccinated yet, you can find information about how South Siders can do so here.
Thursday, March 4, 2021
M.E.A.N. Girls Empowerment will provide care packages to 100 graduating high school seniors planning to attend college in Illinois from 12pm-2pm on Saturday, April 10 at Oliver Harvey College. Please click here for more details and the link to register.
Friday, February 19, 2021
The FACE2 Department is inviting CPS stakeholders to fill out the survey below in order to help them provide targeted mental health support through some virtual programming. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdNVmlr8wJZ36q4Mih8n3sIit9_9u1M_p7ayUVHEfYkyz7dpQ/viewform
The next virtual meeting of the Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Action Council will take place on Wednesday, February 24th at 6:30 pm via googlemeets. Here is the googlemeet link: https://meet.google.com/fsu-xejm-eis If you'd like to dial in by phone: (US) +1 740-480-1367 (PIN: 492436924) Hope to see you there!
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Please note the following two scholarship opportunities for high school seniors: Amazon Black Employee Network Scholarship http://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/amazonBEN/ Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/amazonfutureengineer/ The Gregory, Sr. & Betty Elaine Bush Scholarship Fund through the Greg Bush Jr. Foundation https://gregbushjrfoundation.org/?page_id=2002
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Students age 13 and above can nominate a favorite teacher for WGN-TV's Teacher of the Month award. Parents are permitted to help. Please click here for the details.
The next meeting of the HPKCAC will take place on Wednesday, January 27 at 6:30pm. The googlemeet link is below. Agenda items include remembrance of Peter Johnson, HPKCAC outreach plans, discussion of CPS reopening plans. Join with Google Meet: meet.google.com/qmr-pwpr-ybq or Join by phone: (219) 315-0292 (PIN: 860036051)