2018-19 Demonstration School Visits

The Network for College Success and the McDougal Family Foundation, in collaboration with Chicago Public Schools, have selected six outstanding high schools to serve as our 2018-19 Demonstration Schools. These schools will promote the transfer of innovation and effective practices. The overarching goal is to speed the process of high school improvement to support greater numbers of students graduating ready for college.

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We are organizing Demonstration School Visits throughout the year where participants will visit classrooms or school meetings, observe practices, and debrief their observations with colleagues. School Visits will offer participants the opportunity to see how school leaders translate research into effective practice to support student success and to consider how they could use those practices in their own context. Each school will host one (1) or two (2) half-day visits this academic year.

2018-19 Demonstration Schools and Focus Areas

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Juarez: Competency-Based Model of Assessment
► May 2, 2019

North-Grand: Freshman OnTrack & Student Success
► December 6, 2018 (Join Waitlist)

Goode STEM Academy: Problem-Based Learning
► January 16, 2019
►April 3, 2019

Washington: Leveraging Postsecondary Supports
►January 17, 2019
► March 21, 2019

Tilden: Supporting Adult Learning around Instructional Practice
► March 6, 2019
► May 8, 2019

Hancock: Freshman OnTrack & Bs or Better
► March 22, 2019


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Click here for the 2018-19 Demonstration School Visit Flyer

Registration Fee
There is a registration fee of $50 for participants. The registration fee may be waived for NCS Partner School participants. 

Once your registration is confirmed, you will be contacted via email with payment information. ISBE Clock Hours are available.

Cancellation Policy
Registrants who are unable to attend a Demonstration School Visit may request a full refund if NCS is notified of the cancellation at least one week prior to an upcoming Visit. Registrants canceling within one week of a Demonstration School Visit will not be eligible for a refund and must pay the registration free regardless of attendance.

For more information, please contact Evelyn Camarillo, NCS Demonstration Schools Facilitator.