The program is structured as a 8-week long program with 4-6 practicing architect volunteers visiting a single classroom once a week for one class period (1.5-2.5 hours-schools vary). Minimum desired commitment for a professional is 3 classroom visits. The curriculum consists of an introduction to architecture and design, design exercises, a final group project, and a field trip.
This fall we will be teaching in:Cameron Elementary School, 1234 N. Monticello (Humbolt Park) -Tues., 8:15-10:15; 9/24-11/12Powell Elementary School, 7511 S South Shore Dr. (South Shore) - Thurs., 9:30-11:30, 9/26 - 11/14Whittier Dual Language Academy, 1900 W. 23rd St. (Back of the Yards) - Tues. 9:25-11:25; 9/17-11/5
Specific dates and times are forthcoming. All sessions will begin in the middle to end of September and meet in the morning.
Please fill out the form below with your interest in volunteering for the program. Questions contact Allison Garwood Freedland: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mentors (at least 3 per session - approximately 15-hour commitment for semester):• Commit to attending at least 3 sessions• Assists in updating of lesson materials• May present lesson of the day• Guides students as needed through project of the day• Must attend a brief training session to review materials in new to program
Junior Level Mentor (approximately 5-hour commitment for semester):• College student of architecture, engineering, landscape architecture• Commit to at least 1 session• Assists mentors in leading students through project of the day