Entries by Dami Park

Keep RCADD in mind for #GIVINGTUESDAY this year!

  Have you ever thought to yourself, ‘I’d love to donate to RCADD to further their services?’ Well, now you can! Don’t want to wait until #GIVINGTUESDAY? You can donate now, too! RCADD is a part of UIC’s College of Education Center for Literacy. Click to donate. Make sure you scroll all the way down to select […]

AmeriCorps Opening Day Ceremony 2018 in Springfield

A new full-time corps of 13 AmeriCorps members represented the UIC Center for Literacy at the Oct 17th Opening Day Ceremony (Springfield, IL). The day started with a visit to the Abraham Lincoln Museum where members learned about the president’s life and commitment to service in Illinois. Over 1,000 AmeriCorps members from the state were […]

A Thank You note from School District 54

We wanted to share our appreciation for School District 54’s thank you letter today. It does enrich our staffs’ ambitions towards CFL’s Resource Center for Autism and Developmental Delay(RCADD) and for our communities. We are here to work with you and move forward together to provide a better service and education for our community.    More […]

Expo lets employees explore campus resources

October 18, 2018 Hundreds of employees attended the UIC All Employee Expo Oct. 16 in Student Center East. Hundreds of UIC employees packed the Illinois Rooms in Student Center East Oct. 16 to learn more about campus resources during the UIC All Employee Expo. More than 800 employees registered for the event, which featured campus […]

National Veteran’s Day Donation Drive

Hello everyone,    National Veteran’s Day is quickly approaching and UIC AmeriCorps Project MORE is currently seeking donations to support veterans living on Chicago’s west side. With your donations, Projetct MORE will be able to setup a pop-up shop on the first floor of a veteran’s housing facility that will allow Veteran’s to shop for […]

[CFL Inside] Why Parent Outreach?

Parent Outreach workshops help parents better understand their impact as their child’s first and most influential teacher. Workshop strategies help parents improve their family’s financial health. Finally, a roadmap to plot a career path is supported. Workshops are challenging, but not difficult. Each session is interactive and inclusive. Parents who have enrolled their children in […]

ESL Graduate Assistantship Teaching Position  

UIC Center for Literacy  ESL  Graduate Assistantship Teaching Position   67% APPOINTMENT with TUITION WAIVER   The UIC Center for Literacy’s FAmily STart (FAST) Learning and Support program administers Adult Education and Career Transition services in high need areas in Chicago in the community (off campus). The Center is seeking a graduate student to teach English as a Second […]

Folks are Talking: RCADD is Building Connections

This past month RCADD has provided off-site autism training to a parent support group at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital, as well as to staff at Mujeres Latinas en Accion. Here’s what they had to say about our training: “Thank you so much again for coming out to speak with our families. […]

National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) Conference

CFL was in attendance at the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) Conference in Fort Lauderdale, FL. RCADD, Senior Autism Specialist, Angela Duffy presented on:   “Not so Puzzling: Autism & Social Narratives”.   She was joined by our Assistant Director of Literacy Research, Briana Davis & Associate Director of CFL, Ruby Camacho.

Position Opening- Workshop Facilitator

UIC Center for Literacy FAST Program: Parent Outreach Program (PO) Application Deadline: 10/15/18 “Bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply” Position/Functional Title: Workshop Facilitator FAmily STart (FAST) Learning and Support Services, a division of the UIC Center for Literacy in the College of Education, empowers and strengthens Chicago Early Learning Head Start families in Chicago. […]