The Maine Township High School Foundation strives to acquire and distribute resources to support student well-being and promote innovative learning opportunities for the students and staff of District 207 that support the district’s Vision of Learning.
Business Pathfinder Award: This year’s winner of Maine Township High School Foundation’s Business Pathfinder award is Premier, Inc. Since their partnership started in 2019, Premier has provided Maine Township High School District 207 students with a multitude of experiences, including guest speakers and job shadows.
Educator Pathfinder Awards: Maine East’s Michelle Meyer, Maine South’s Chris Joyce, and Maine West’s Emma Van Jacobs - Their work organizing the trip to Illinois State University’s Future Teacher Conference and creating the Education Career Pathway were specifically recognized. The pathway provides students with dual credit opportunities, observation experiences at local elementary and middle schools like with District 63, a preschool program, and a wide variety of other career opportunities.
Media Career Day: Maine West teacher Rebecca Orr: Ms. Orr built Media Career Day, which featured a career panel with media professionals from Marquee Sports Network, iHeart Radio, and podcast company Pipeline. After the panel, the students went on a career trek to downtown Chicago sound studio Noise Floor. “Media Career Day definitely taught me that it is possible to go into film,” says Maine West senior Abby Wilson. “Actually seeing it was like this could actually happen. I can do this."
ENCOURAGING EXCELLENCE THROUGH CREATIVE TEACHING
PROMOTING STUDENT DEVELOPMENT
FOSTERING SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS
Years providing grants for creative and challenging enrichment activities, staff development of innovative instructional practices to enhance student learning, and student well-being initiatives, and cooperative ventures among learning communities.
Grants awarded to support student well-being and promote innovative learning opportunities for the students and staff of District 207.
Over $250,000 in funds awarded for a variety of grants in programs from the STEM subjects to the Fine Arts, the School Based Health Center, and the Career Pathways Program.
Maine Township High School Foundation 1177 South Dee Road Park Ridge, Illinois 60068