Thank you for attending the Instructor Forum!
We hope you gained new ideas, skills, and relationships that will help you become even stronger teen advocates. We are grateful to work with a community of people dedicated to educating and mentoring Chicago’s teens. We look forward to seeing how you will apply the resources and materials from the Instructor Forum in your After School Matters programs this spring. Thank you for all that you do.
View the photos from Instructor Forum
Instructor Forum 2021 will be the last Friday in January or the first Friday in February, with the final date to be announced in August 2020.
Review breakout session materials and more information from Instructor Forum. View/Download Conference Book HERE.
Instructor Activity Booklet
Submit an activity you want to share with other instructors by contacting Emily Nott. View/download Activity Book HERE.
Organization instructors: Your organization will receive a check reimbursing them for your hours within 30 days.
Employee instructors: When you enter your time into ADP, make sure you use “Training” under “Pay Code” and “Instructor Forum” under “Program Code.”
Find more information on page 8 of your conference book (linked above).
Congratulations to our Purple Star Award winners!
From left to right: Jeff Maldonado instructor for J-DEF Peace Project, Jim Pizzillo instructor for Visual Arts Exploration, and Miriam Socoloff instructor for Advanced Drawing and Painting
Do you have comments, reflections, or ideas for next year’s Instructor Forum?
We want to continuously improve our professional development to meet the needs of our instructor community.
If you’d like to provide feedback, please contact Emily Nott, Manager of Professional Development, at 312-702-8591 or [email protected].
The Instructor Forum is a full day of workshops, breakout sessions, and activities which support After School Matters instructors in continuous improvement. The Instructor Forum offers an opportunity for professional development, a chance to come together as a community and learn from one another, and a space to celebrate instructor work.
Thank you for all you do for our teens.