K-12 Student Resources

Applications for After School Matters Summer 2021 programs are open!

  • After School Matters is a non-profit organization that provides after-school and summer program opportunities to Chicago high school teens.

  • Apprenticeship programs span several content areas including the arts, sports, leadership, and STEM.

  • This week-long camp for middle-school girls will dive into the engineering design process, career opportunities, basic 3D modeling software, 3D printing, programming, and machine learning.​


  • July 19-23, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM


  • Students will need to bring their own PC 

Girls in Engineering Summer Camp

Women in STEM Q&A

  • 9:30 - 10:30 AM,  July 9-11  

  • Hear from experts in environmental sciences, software development, visual design, and more 


  •  Organized by Change for Girls, and international non-profit youth organization

  • WeAllCode offers free programming classes, courses, and summer camps to kids across Chicago.


  • Classes are 3-5 hour weekend sessions


  • Classes progress in skill level and focus on specific coding topics.

Coding Programs

The Assessment Clinic, located in the UIC College of Education, conducts comprehensive educational evaluations for 6 to 16 year-olds who are experiencing academic difficulties in school.

Enroll in Morton School of Excellence's regional gifted center!

"None of Chicago's 28-selective enrollment elementary schools are on the West Side. But a new regional gifted center at Morton School of Excellence will give students a place to thrive."


Morton School of Excellence was one of the first schools Chicago Teen Mentors tutored at in-person (February 2020)!