ja_400x400North Kenwood Oakland-UC Charter School: Annual Junior Achievment Career Day

If you have a passion for encouraging youth to excel, then we are looking for you to share your story!

This program is intended to help students better understand the direct relationship of North Kenwood Oakland Charter School's' curricular subject areas to life skills and STEM career opportunities in the workplace. NO PREPARATION NEEDED! The main format is to have volunteers visit the classrooms and speak informally. Informal presentations may include an explanation of your career path, personal stories of interest, educational decisions, the joys and frustrations of the field & giving advice/encouragement to the students. Dress Code: Business casual and comfortable shoes.

Event Details
8:30 - 9:00 am Check In & Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 11:00 am Classroom Visits & Discussions

North Kenwood/Oakland Charter serves grades Pre-K through 5 and is one of the four campuses of the UChicago Charter School system. It engages students in a challenging academic environment and fosters in all students a sense of responsibility for themselves and their community. NKO is one of the highest-performing non-selective elementary schools in the City of Chicago.

Junior Achievement of Chicago is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to bringing the free enterprise system to life in the classroom and reinforcing the importance of staying in school. Junior Achievement of Chicago partners volunteers from the community with classrooms spanning kindergarten through high school.


If you are having difficulty registering on the site or logging in, please contact the Alumni Association at uccosupport@uchicago.edu, 877.292.3945 (toll-free), or 773.702.3945. A staff member will return your message during regular business hours (8:30 a.m.–5:00 pm CT Monday–Friday).

If you want to register over the phone or via email, call Alumni Association at 773.702.2150 or email alumniassociation@uchicago.edu. If you send or leave a message, include your name, club event, and preferred contact information. A staff member will return your message during regular business hours (8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. CT Monday–Friday). If registering over the phone be prepared to share your guests name, an email for event confirmation, and allow up to two weeks for the registration process to be completed, including charges to your credit card, listing on the “Look Who’s Coming”, and viewing the event in your account.

If you have any questions regarding logistics of the event, e.g., where to meet, special assistance requests, parking, please contact the Event Contact listed.




Event Information

Cost: Complimentary
Registration Required

Event limited to 20 spaces
Day of Event logistics will be sent by May 25th.


Friday, 06/1/18 at 8:30am - 11:00am | iCal


North Kenwood Oakland Charter School's
1119 E. 46th St.
Chicago, IL 60653 USA

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Look Who's Coming:

Charmaine Owens
  Alumni Club Host MLA'98
Lisa Warshauer
Margot Getman
Qae-Dah Muhammad
Amy Weber
  University of Chicago
Celia Yuen
Sheree Franklin-Hill
Maria De Tolve Donoghue
Paul Johnson
... a total of 9 guests.
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Event Contact
Charmaine P. Owens, MLA'98
Alumni Club of Chicago Programming Co-Chair

Lisa Warshauer, EX'88
Alumni Club of Chicago Volunteer