D214 Interdisciplinary Learning Project Featured in Daily Herald

Science and theater teachers from Hersey High School teamed up to create “John Hersey Medical Center,” in which Introduction to Heath Care students were doctors and acting students were patients. The interdisciplinary learning project was featured in the Daily Herald.

NECSS Manufacturing Students Gain Real-World Experience

Golden Corridor Advanced Manufacturing Partnership (GCAMP) and Acme Industries partnered to bring real-world experiences to a Rolling Meadows High School manufacturing class. This virtual project allowed students to venture inside the inner workings of what it’s like to manufacture parts, from receiving the quote to the actual product completion. “The quote to production sessions have ignited […]

Trauma-Informed Practices Webinar

Representatives from East St. Louis School District 189 and Township High School District 214 in the Northwest suburbs of Chicago shared how they have implemented trauma-informed practices in their districts in partnership with the Illinois Federation of Teachers and community partners.

NECSS Student Spotlight

Yennifer Velazquez, an Elk Grove High School grad, completed her first year of college with no student loan debt, thanks to Middle College! When Yennifer Velazquez decided to become a nurse, the Elk Grove High School junior knew she was looking at years of education—and debt. Then she heard about District 214’s innovative Middle College […]