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Working in the Schools (WITS)

Chicago, IL | http://www.witschicago.org/
Joined in July 2005

About Us

WITS is the largest literacy nonprofit providing mentorship to students and professional development to teachers in Chicago public elementary schools. Each year, our combined volunteer and teacher professional development investments in Chicago Public Schools (CPS) are valued at $3.4 million. WITS sets students on a trajectory for success by building critical literacy skills and developing positive self-identity through teacher led professional development and volunteer powered mentorship programs. WITS engages 200 teachers and more than 70 corporate and community partners to activate 1,500 volunteers who drive students towards reading proficiency in 80 public elementary schools annually.  


WITS is the largest literacy nonprofit providing mentorship to students and professional development to teachers in Chicago public elementary schools. Each year, our combined volunteer and teacher professional development…

Issue Areas Include

  • Children & Youth
  • Education
  • Volunteering

Location

  • 641 W. Lake St., Chicago, IL 60661, United States
    Suite 200

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