Chicago Teachers – Lead an environmental club with help from C3!

The Chicago Conservation Corps (C3), a program of the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, is now recruiting teachers to lead school-based environmental clubs for the 2013-2014 school year.  Attend an orientation to learn how C3 can help you start and run an environmental service club for 6th-12th grade CPS students.

Club projects include recycling, worm composting, water conservation, anti-idling campaigns, and much more. Teachers involved receive a stipend, materials, project guides, CPDUs and other resources.  This program is at no cost to the school.

Orientations will take place:

Tuesday, April 2

Schurz High School

3601 N. Milwaukee

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, April 3

Chicago Center for Green Technology

445 N. Sacramento Blvd.

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, April 4

Coles Language Academy

8441 S. Yates Blvd.

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Please reserve a seat at an orientation by visiting or calling 773-755-5122.

To apply you must be a CPS* teacher (6th – 12th grades) and attend an orientation. If you are accepted into the program, you must attend three workshops in the 2013-2014 school year, held at the Chicago Center for Green Technology, 445 N. Sacramento Blvd.

*Charter Schools that receive any percentage of funding from CPS are eligible to apply.

For more information about C3 or to learn about other volunteer opportunities, visit or email

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