Administered under the auspices of the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs at the University of Illinois at Chicago, the Talented 25 Program is a college preparatory program that serves a cohort of 25 African American male high school students from the Chicago Public School system. This program seeks to improve the secondary graduation rates of African American male students in the Chicago Public School system while simultaneously providing assistance necessary to ensure college readiness, retention and degree attainment.
The Talented 25 Program seeks to promote academic achievement, positive self esteem, and a positive attitude toward learning for African American males throughout their secondary and post-secondary matriculation. Students enrolled in this program will be provided with access to preparation that involves academically rigorous, content-rich educational programs and other social activities/events that emphasize overall character development and personal growth.
The Talented 25 Program intends to provide students with the opportunity to utilize and enhance their problem solving and critical thinking skills in the following areas: mathematics, physical science, English/language arts and standardized exam preparation. Student and parent participants are also given an opportunity to engage in workshops and forums that promote academic and social development.
To learn more about the program , please contact
1200 W Harrison St. Suite 2720
Chicago IL 60607
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