Internship Opportunity at W. Clement & Jessie V. Stone Foundation, Downtown Chicago (Loop)

Position: Summer Intern

The Foundation has recently developed an exciting internship opportunity in philanthropy. Working in partnership with other Chicago-based funders, the Foundation developed its internship to provide a unique experience for an undergraduate student interested in pursuing work in the nonprofit space after college. For one current undergraduate student, this ten-week internship will
provide a unique look into the nonprofit sector and opportunities to learn more about the1systems and policies within the education, early childhood development, and youth development fields.

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Kindergarten Readiness Innovator

The Kindergarten Readiness Innovation Initiative a year-long grant initiative for educators whose work impacts children in pre-K and kindergarten. Recipients will develop and lead a year-long project to improve kindergarten readiness. Successful applicants will receive a leadership stipend, an implementation grant, and leadership coaching as they implement their project.  Applicants must have at least two years of teaching experience and currently work in an education setting (for example: teacher, administrator, district employee, community leader, etc.) who currently or previously demonstrated effectiveness in their classroom and who have the potential to develop the skills necessary for effectively leading other teachers/adults.

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2020 College Changes Everything Conference

Join us on Thursday, July 9, 2020, at the 10th annual CCE Conference–the state’s preeminent annual college access and success and career readiness event. This is a one-day conference that focuses on effective practices and showcases the programs and services available to help with increasing college access and college completion for students in support of the state’s Goal 2025–to increase the proportion of adults in Illinois with high-quality degrees and credentials to 60 percent by the year 2025.