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CHIS&E INTRODUCES FIRST GRADE STUDENTS TO ALGEBRAIC CONCEPTS Imagine 1st grade students being introduced to algebraic concepts. Hard to believe but it’s true. ChiS&E recognizes children’s ability to grasp concepts at an early age. So they’ve developed a curriculum for students beginning at age six that will instill mathematical thinking. ChiS&E students learn what mathematicians [...]
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MAGNIFICENT PROGRAM … ChiS&E was honored to have Dr.Timothy L. Killeen, incoming president of the University of Illinois, deliver the keynote address at the Spring 2015 Parent Orientation and Registration at the University of Illinois-Chicago. First addressing the parents, he spoke about the importance of starting early and staying engaged, as well as pragmatic reasons [...]
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UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS PARTNERSHIP The University of Illinois-Chicago (UIC) and the College of Engineering at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) is collaborating with ChiS&E in developing a pipeline of students from CPS into science and engineering programs at the University, among the most competitive in the nation. In May, 2014 at the onset of [...]
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MORE THAN 700 ENTHUSIASTIC PARENTS AND STUDENTS TURN OUT FOR CHIS&E FALL ORIENTATION On Saturday, September 19th Dr. Irving McPhail, president of the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) spoke to an overflow crowd of enthusiastic students and parents interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics education. Literally hundreds of parents and children [...]
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ENGINEERING AT ILLINOIS PARTNERS WITH CHIS&E FOR CHICAGO PRE-COLLEGE PROGRAM The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, College of Engineering is one of many universities nationwide with efforts to expand its reach to underrepresented students. To that end, Engineering at Illinois is partnering with Chicago Pre-College Science and Engineering (Chi S&E), with the objective of preparing [...]
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STAKEHOLDERS AND SPONSORS In the spring of 2014, ChiS&E was honored to be awarded a $450,000 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) for its work in developing and implementing transformative family engagement programs in the field of early childhood education. ChiS&E was one of only 30 organizations out of a pool of 1130 applicants, [...]
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