WITS Leadership Transition

WITSInside WITS

WITS Leadership Transition

Dear WITS Community As the new year kicks off, we have exciting news to share. After seven years with WITS, Brenda Langstraat will move on at the end of the … Read More

Meg Hiestand: Why I choose WITS

Ashley BloomInside WITS, Outcomes

Why I choose WITS

WITS has the most generous and invested donors in the city of Chicago. Meg Hiestand, Chicago White Sox Coordinator of Community Relations, has been a champion of WITS for four years. Read why Meg chooses to … Read More

The importance of mentorship for teachers

Kellie RomanyTeachers

The importance of mentorship for teachers

Did you know that 86% of teachers who had first-year mentorship remained teaching after 4 years? Having access to mentorship and professional development is career changing for teachers. According to The … Read More

Favorite Books for Every Age

Ellen WernerBooks, Volunteers

favorite books for every age

Try these “read-alikes” WITS staff spend a lot of time reading and talking about books with students. WITS coordinates programming with kindergarten-eighth graders, making staff well-versed in finding new favorite books for every age … Read More