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The 21st Century Pathways Program provides academic courses, project-based learning, career-oriented activities, and college awareness/preparation presented in a fun and welcoming environment.  Sessions take place during all school quarters, and during the Summer.

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The 21st Century Pathways program is designed to help students achieve high school graduation and college completion.


Students engaging in academic support through tutoring, mentoring, and career exploration during our afterschool activities. satuday sessions and summer sessions. This helps to achieve a greater level of college and career readiness.

Experience Our Events

Underwater Robotics Competition

March 17, 2018

9:00 AM - 3:00 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

March 24, 2018

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

We're putting our teams to the test to find out which groups have what it take to go on the the official VEX Robotics Competition!  Students will get in an official arena with a chance to test out their design and coding skills.  Winning team will be entered into the official VEX Robotics competition on January 20, 2018.

STEAM Conference 2018

May 12, 2018

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

The STEAM Conference is an event designed to spark the curiosity of its participants by supporting a positive experiential opportunity for learning. This approach to learning is a result of the partnership between Northeastern Illinois University and Columbia College Chicago.

Pathways Summer 2018 Orientation

June 20, 2018

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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Our Student Services


Tutors are here to help students raise grades through focus on challenging subjects and topics, and by ensuring students are completing and improving homework
Every Weekday

7:00am - 8:10am

Art Integration

Website design, 3D architecture, mobile app development, and much more!  Art sessions keep you in touch with your creative side to ensure you have the skills for a 21st Century Career.
Once a week

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​Scientists for Tomorrow

Students learn important science and math concepts while participating in hands-on activities that enhance currlcula. We build critical thinking skills while exploring fascinating concepts.
Once a week

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Explore the exciting world of robotics while learning important engineering,  math, and science topics to help you blast off in the 21st Century! Join a team today to start your path building a competition-ready robot!
Twice a week

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