Thursday, April 20, 2017

Job Postings

We are looking for counselors for our overnight camp programs from July 15-28. Camp Firefly is a unique, summer camp experience for boys and girls, ages 9-18, who have been diagnosed with social disorders, such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, Social Anxiety, ADHD, OCD, and Non-Verbal Learning Disorder. You can learn more about Camp Firefly and information about the paid positions on our website, Feel free to contact Liz at for more information or with any questions.


Elizabeth Robbin, M.S., CCC-SLP
Director, Camp Firefly

Check out Camp Firefly in action

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Childcare Position

We are looking for someone to babysit our one year old daughter. Responsibilities would include feeding, changing, reading and playing! Student should be comfortable with dogs, as we have an 8lb yorkie-poo. 

Compensation: $15 per hour
Job Requirements: Please email with past child-care experience as well as 2-3 references. 
Location: Bucktown

Contact: Kate Logan (

COE SPRING EDUCATION ISSUES FORUM: Advancing Democracy and Justice in Public Education in the Trump/DeVos Era

Advancing Democracy and Justice in Public Education in the Trump/DeVos Era

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Lincoln Park Student Center, Room 314
Registration is required. Please register here.

The keynote speaker is Dr. Kevin Kumashiro, former Dean of the University of San Francisco, School of Education; formerly at UIC, where he served as professor and coordinator of Asian-American Studies, Chair of the Department of Educational Policy Studies, and Interim Co-Director of the Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy; Fellow at the National Education Policy Center; and author of many books on education and social justice.

Respondents include:
·         Brandon Johnson, Deputy Political Director, Chicago Teachers Union
·         Cheryl Flores, Director of Youth Services & Community Schools, Brighton Park Neighborhood Council
·         Cassie Creswell, Co-executive Director, Raise Your Hand Action

Join us for a discussion about:
• The DeVos Department of Education's policies so far
• The illusion of "choice" as a strategy for school improvement
• Increasing support for public schools - local organizing initiatives
• Advancing an agenda of democracy, equity and justice

Discussion groups will follow the panel.
3 CPDUs available for teachers. Dr. Kumashiro’s books and other titles will be available for purchase at the forum through the DePaul University bookstore. For more information, please contact Diane Horwitz at


·         School Privatization Explained