Learn about WITS School Coordinators

Tra'Lisha RenteriaInside WITS

WITS’ Workplace Mentoring program would not be possible without the help of our school coordinators. School coordinators play a critical role in ensuring that our workplace mentoring programs run smoothly. … Read More

National Teacher’s Day

Mia Valdez-QuellhorstEvents, Teachers

National Teacher's Day

If you are reading this, you grew and learned with powerful teachers. Every morning, all over Chicagoland, thousands of teachers wake up before first light, start their coffee makers, put … Read More

WITSummer Books Highlights

Ellen WernerBooks

WITSummer Books Highlights

Each year, as our programs wrap up, WITS gives each student in our one-on-one volunteer programs a bag of four-five brand-new books. We hope that these books remind students of … Read More

Importance of Summer Reading

Kristen StrobbeBooks, Outcomes

The Importance of Summer Reading

Soon, the days will be sunny, the breezes will be warm, and the afternoons will be lazy. Summer is coming for Chicago and there’s no better summer activity than reading … Read More

“I Am” Poems

Sara MartinezPrograms, Volunteers

Celebrating Poetry with I am Poems

In honor of World Poetry Day, my Lozano and Washington Irving Workplace Mentoring students wrote their own poems. They created their own “I Am” poems, which is an imaginative biographical … Read More