Diverse Learners News

All students with disabilities within Chicago Public Schools are eligible to sign up to attend a series of JSDs taking place in spring 2017. Students are matched based on their career interests and the space open in each JSD site. Educational sessions on job readiness related to the JSD site will be provided at each session.

Understanding your rights

September 30, 2016

http://cps.edu/Pages/SafeguardsAndParentSupports.aspx

Bridges matches the workforce development needs of local employers with the skills and interests of motivated young people, to the benefit of both. Designed “by busines...

Summer Jobs available

April 14, 2016

One Summer Chicago is a summer work program that employed over 25,000 youth (14 - 24 years old) last summer. We are urging all of our students who are interested in earning money and gaining valuable work experiences to apply to the program.

The Chicago Public Schools’ (CPS) Office of Diverse Learner Supports and   Services (ODLSS) is hosting a free annual educational conference and  &...

The ChoiceMaker Self-Determination Curriculum is now available for download at no cost!

We have been selected randomly by the Illinois State Board of Education for a focused monitoring review of students with disabilities this year.

On behalf of the Office of Diverse Learner Supports and Services (ODLSS) Transition Team, please join us March 2, 2016 at the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD) for our annual GET CONNECTED DAY.

On behalf of the Office of Diverse Learner Supports and Services (ODLSS) Transition Team, please join us March 2, 2016 at the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD) for our annual GET CONNECTED DAY.

Upcoming Truman Field Trip

January 21, 2016

Members of the DL Staff are putting together a field trip for our Seniors to head to Truman College!  This will be an eye-opening experience for many, and is excellent e...

OCC Prep Employment

January 20, 2016

Lake View Students entering the workforce.

Community Conversation

November 4, 2015

In an effort to continue to build and develop collaboration between elementary schools and LVHS, one of our very own teachers, Mr. Butterfield, hosted a Community Conversatio...

Two of our Diverse Learner students have obtained jobs through the Occupational Prep Class!  Way to go!

Providing direct service care for individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities.

Join Best Buddies 2015-2016

Summer Jobs

April 16, 2015

One Summer Chicago brings together government institutions, community-based organizations and companies to offer over 24,000 employment and internship opportunities to youth and young adults ages 14 to 24. https://www.onesummerchicago.org/

On Saturday, March 21, 2015 Chicago Public Schools’ Office of Diverse Learner Supports and Services will host its annual Parent Empowerment Expo and Resource Fair for families of students with diverse learning needs. The event will be held at George Westinghouse College Prep High School from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. Featured workshops include Individualized Education Program (IEP) Question and Answer Clinic