PDF DocumentFamily Outreach Events | Spring 2022

PDF DocumentEventos para familias | Primavera 2022


FREE manufacturing skills & training workshop

  • Calling all GRADUATING SENIORS! Interested in a career in manufacturing? Our 5-week FREE manufacturing skills & training workshop starts June 6, 2022. See the attached flyer for more information. Contact Ricardo Johnson at or (708) 585-1110 to sign up today!


  • Paraprofessionals provide instructional, behavioral, and other support to students in and outside of the classroom. The paraprofessional training will be hosted here at District 215.  Training and exam are provided to you FREE OF COST!
  • Full details here.
  • Sign up using this Google form
  • If you have questions email Mrs. Bivins at 

Thornton Fractional Future Teacher Summer Academy 2022

This program is for any student interested in going into the education profession or those who enjoy working with kids and want to gain hands on experience in the field.  20 day summer program that includes: 

  • Team building activities 
  • Seminars to gain knowledge about important concepts in the education field 
  • Opportunity to get paid to tutor students and gain practical teaching experience 
  • Mentorship from a District 215 teacher 
  • Reflective debriefing with lunches provided daily

When: June 13-16, 21-23, & 27-29 July 6-7, 11-14, & 18-21 8:00 am - 1:00 pm Monday - Thursday

Where: Center for Academics & Technology; Bus service will be provided

To sign up, email Mrs. Lessner-Diversey at or Mrs. Bivins at Limited to the first 20 interested students.

PDF DocumentFuture Teacher Academy Flyer

South Suburban College and other Opportunities
The programs in this section are not sponsored, endorsed, or organized by District 215

PDF DocumentSummer Bridge Program for First-Year, First-Time College Students

PDF DocumentHighway Construction Careers Training Program

PDF DocumentGraphic Design Summer Session

External LinkNew York Times Annual Summer Reading Contest

District 215 is excited to offer Paper to our students and staff!

What is Paper? Paper is a free and unlimited tutoring service available to students 24/7.

What will I find in Paper? 

  • One-on-one tutoring sessions, 24/7, in over 200 academic subjects. 
  • Writing feedback by Paper tutors.
  • Help available in English, Spanish, Mandarin and French.
  • After-hours homework help - ask any question! Paper tutors are there to help.

How do I get to Paper? From the myapps portal, click the Paper icon and sign in with Google.

Want to learn more? Here are some videos you can watch:

Video DocumentStudent Dashboard Walkthrough Video

Video DocumentRecorded Paper for Parents Webinar

Video DocumentRecorded Paper for Parents Webinar (Spanish)

Email with questions or concerns. For access issues, please email