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

Read Across America Day

Nick ColbertBooks, Events

Read Across America Day

Today, many schools and libraries celebrate a wonderful national holiday know as Read Across America Day. Read Across America Day was started by the National Education Association (NEA) in 1998 to recognize the joy of … Read More

How to be trauma-informed

WITSEvents, Volunteers

How to be trauma-informed

Jacob Dancer III is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Program Manager at UCAN. Jacob led a WITS Talks on being trauma- informed for WITS volunteers and community members on … Read More

The Alter and Stone Volunteer Award


Alter and Stone Volunteer Award

The Alter and Stone Volunteer Award to celebrates WITS founders  Joanne Alter and Marion Stone through recognizing a volunteer who has dedicated time, energy, and passion to help students work … Read More