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On November 30, 2021, Cengiz Karatas, Executive Director of Future Institute, was interviewed by Jake Richards on YES FM’s live radio Positive Chats Podcast. He spoke about Future Institute’s mission, the charter high schools and students we serve, and our research-based programs. When asked about a student success story, Mr. Karatas talked about Daniel Lopez‘s...
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On November 15 and 16, 2021, the Future Institute in partnership with the ICATT Apprenticeship Program Applicant Outreach Coordinator, Myriam Klein, gave a presentation and overview of the ICATT Apprenticeship Program to 55 high school seniors, parents, and graduates who expressed interest in learning more about the program.  Learn more about the ICATT Apprenticeship Program...
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At the Empowering Our Youth 2021 Gala, attendees learned more about Future Institute, our programs and participants, partners, donors, and supporters through representative speakers, video presentations, and a panel of program participants and mentors. The gala was hosted both in-person and virtual. There were 44 people in attendance at the Lakeview Room at East-West University....
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In November, 2020, The Fred A. Lennon Charitable Trust generously approved a grant for $5,000 and a $5,000 challenge grant for 2021 specifically for Future Leaders Initiative (FLI) program participants from HSA Cleveland. In the terms of the challenge grant, the Trust will match $5,000 in donations collected by Future Institute by November 13, 2021. View Grant Status
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CMSA Career Symposium November 9, 2021 Sponsored by Republic Bank, Future Institute arranged a career symposium at Chicago Math and Science Academy in the morning of November 9 for the senior students. The sessions were as follows: PLENARY SESSIONS:Career Panel Discussion – Moderated by Sean PottowCareer Presenter Testimonials – Each presenter shared a 10-minute personal...
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June 11, 2021 – Alumni, teachers, and friends from CMSA, HSA McKinley Park and HSA Southwest Chicago gathered together outside at HSA McKinley Park High School. This annual picnic had the theme “Concept Cares” in reference to the Concept Schools Network that binds these three public charter high schools in Chicago. The event was held...
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Future Institute is dedicated to helping Concept Schools‘ graduates succeed, so we love to share our good news with the world! While 2020 and 2021 have so far been frustrating years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve been able to help several alumni with employment in the past year. Congratulations to the following IMSA North...
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Some Concept students and graduates may be wondering if college really is the best path to a career for them. This may be the case whether they’ve been accepted, enrolled, or even dropped out of college. Future Institute believes in fostering success whether that means a 2-year or 4-year degree, or an alternative pathway. This...
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Updated December 1, 2020 Future Institute’s programs have been supporting students in their pursuit of college and career success from its conception. Join our virtual luncheon to learn more about how our programs make valuable resources accessible and provide much-needed support to first generation college students and those seeking alternative career paths. At this online...
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On September 17th, 23rd, 30th and October 1st, Future Institute conducted meetings on Zoom with at least 83 parents and seniors, collectively, from 12 Concept Network high schools to introduce them to the Future Legacies and Future Leaders Initiative (FLI) programs. High school seniors in the CYSP program (gold level) are eligible to participate in...
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