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Heading back to the classroom

"Angel Torres [LSNA Board Member] was offered a full-tuition scholarship to complete a master’s degree in math education at Northeastern Illinois University. He took it, and will spend another year learning instead of teaching."

Grow Your Own Teachers (GYO) program receives national award from National Association for Multicultural Education

The Grow Your Own Teacher (GYO) program grew out of LSNA's nationally recognized parent mentor program.

Northeastern Illinois University to Receive AACTE Award for Support of Global Diversity

This award notes in particular the success of the Grow Your Own Teachers program in "develop[ing] competent, dedicated and culturally aware teachers who are committed to making a difference in their neighborhood schools.”

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