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21st CCLC Pathways

Pathways to success!

The TRIO Upward Bound program is a United States Department of Education Federal grant administered by the Center for College Access and Success of Northeastern Illinois University.

The TRIO UB at NEIU is funded to serve 60 students from five Chicago Public Schools. The goal of Upward Bound is to increase the rate at which participants complete secondary education and enroll in and graduate from institutions of postsecondary education

Online Summer Applications

June 08, 2020

Join us for our 2020 online summer program

The Pathways online Summer Program will run for four weeks. Students will be log in to there online classrooms and meet with the project instructor from Monday threw Thursday. Fridays students will take part in a cultural class where they will learn about different cultures and languages.  

online Summer Orientation

June 03, 2020

Zoom meeting

Our online summer orientation will be held on June 3rd via Zoom @ 5:00 pm

schedule fro 4/13/20 - 4/17/20

April 13, 2020

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Scheduel from 4/6/20 - 4/10/20 ...

April 06, 2020

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March 30, 2020

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Pathways Online Tutoring @ Servises During COVID-19 School closures

March 30, 2020

Due to COVID-19, schools being closed and students being quarantined at home. Our team at 21stCCLC Pathways will be offering online services for students who have filled out and turned in an application.


Fiesta Familiar Family Event

September 22, 2018

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

We will kick off our year of activities with the Fiesta Familiar Family event at Lincoln Park Zoo.  Transportation will be provided for all families with children that will be attending the Pathways Program in the Fall.  Be sure to register your child for our program on the home page!

Underwater Robotics Competition

March 16, 2019

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Get ready for the next official SeaPerch competition held at the Great Lakes Naval Training Base of Illinois.  Students will have the chance to compete in Naval Training Pools, meet Navy personnel, and win various competitions held throughout the day.

Pathways VEX Robotics Internal Competition

April 13, 2019

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

We're putting our teams to the test to find out which groups have what it takes!  Students will get in an official arena with a chance to test out their design and coding skills.  Winning team will be honored as the 2018 Pathways Initiatives champions and take home a trophy for their school!

Pathways Summer 2019 Orientation

July 17, 2019

Students and parents attending the Pathways Summer Program are required to attend this Orientation event.  Details provided upon completion of the Summer 2018 application.

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