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Urban Education: Student Teaching in Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

Application Deadline Extended for Some ACM Off-Campus Study Programs

Published: March 17, 2011

ACM has extended the application deadline for several Summer 2011 and Fall 2011 off-campus study programs:

Summer 2011

Fall 2011

Students interested in applying for any of these programs should contact the ACM office immediately, and can start the application process at

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Janna Nobleza The Chicago Urban Education Program was the best student teaching experience; I was as prepared as I could be for my first year of teaching because of the length of the student teaching program, the support I had throughout the experience from both of my supervisors and my host teacher, and from the camaraderie of living with the other student teachers who were going through the same type of experience I was going through. I have now been teaching for a full seven years in the Chicago Public School system and have had two student teachers from a non-Urban Education school, and have a new appreciation for the program. I would recommend every teacher to go through this program – you will build life-long friendships and great colleagues and contacts. The Urban Education Program opened up a lot of opportunities here in Chicago for me, and was one of the best decisions I made for my career.

—Janna Nobleza, Urban Education, Spring 2004, English teacher at Prosser Career Academy

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