Dancers in the Move Me Soul advanced apprenticeship program perform an interpretive piece.
Our programs will give you a hands-on experience with projects while working alongside skilled professionals who will help you develop job skills and expose you to rewarding careers. When you participate in an After School Matters program, you can increase your confidence, build skills and professional values like excellence, leadership, teamwork, respect, commitment and innovation. After School Matters strives to ensure that all programs are interesting, exciting and relevant to the real world.
“I’m Exploring”: Introductory programs that focus on career readiness skills and/or provides opportunities to explore a variety of careers in a field.
“I’m Becoming”: Hands-on program led by expert industry professionals where participants learn marketable and critical workplace skills in a particular field.
“I Am”: Hands-on program led by expert industry professionals where participants refine their skills while producing sophisticated projects.
For teens who successfully meet certain program requirements (including attendance and participation), After School Matters provides them with a monetary stipend.
|Summer||$336 – $725|
|School Year||$275 – $425 (per session, Fall and/or Spring)|
Stipends lower participation barriers, reinforce the importance of dedicated participation and hard work in programs, and make an economic impact on teens, their families and communities. Providing stipends to our teens empowers them and reinforces the value of their time and efforts.
For inquiries related to teen stipends, please call our Teen Stipend Hotline at 312-768-5199 or email [email protected].