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Our Partnerships

Each partnership falls under one of four priorities. These serve as a strategic framework and are described in more detail in the priorities section of this site.

To read the full description of a partnership, click on the partnership name. Use the focus area filter to narrow down the partnership list to partnerships related to the selected priority.

PartnershipDescriptionFocus Area
Algebra in EntrepreneurshipA course at ETHS that frames Algebra learning in the context of entrepreneurshipSTEAM (STEM + Art and Design)
AVID Senior College ExperienceA program in which NU graduate students design and teach college mini-courses for ETHS seniorsCollege Access and Career Preparation
Baxter Center for Science EducationA program that provides teacher professional development opportunities in STEMDiversity in STEM
Black Men LeadA collective of Black male students from ETHS, Northwestern, and the communityIdentity and Social Consciousness
Broader Impacts Grant FundingOutreach grants from the National Science Foundation that NU faculty in STEM outreach effortsDiversity in STEM
CT-STEMA Northwestern program that provides curriculum modules and professional development opportunities for STEM teachersSTEAM (STEM + Art and Design)
EmergeA Northwestern student group that runs a leadership development program at ETHSCollege Access and Career Preparation
EvanSTEMA community network that connects STEM program providers in Evanston towards collective impactDiversity in STEM
Evanston ScholarsA community non-profit that provides mentorship for low-income and first generation college studentsCollege Access and Career Preparation
Family Action NetworkA local non-profit that organizes a lecture series on topics of interest to the communityIdentity and Social Consciousness
Feinberg Anatomy Lab Day An annual ETHS event that brings ETHS students to Feinberg School of MedicineDiversity in STEM
GEMSDiversity in STEM
Geometry in ConstructionA course at ETHS where students build a house each year that becomes affordable housing in the communitySTEAM (STEM + Art and Design)
IL Science & Technology Institute STEM ChallengesA program that brings together industry partners with high schools to engage in authentic problem solving challengesSTEAM (STEM + Art and Design)
Junior Achievement College & Career DayAn annual event run by the JA Northwestern student organizationCollege Access and Career Preparation
Kellogg ConnectionsA Northwestern student group that hosts workshops for ETHS students to complete a mini-MBACollege Access and Career Preparation
Kits & Cats DayA twice annual event that brings ETHS students to NU to experience college lifeCollege Access and Career Preparation
Mayor’s Summer Youth Employment ProgramAn annual program that provides summer jobs and professional mentoring for area youthCollege Access and Career Preparation
Medill Guest Speaker SeriesA program that facilitates Medill faculty, staff and students engaging with ETHS Journalism classesCollege Access and Career Preparation
NDSS & College Prep ProgramsA program that provides access and financial assistance for ETHS students to take courses at NorthwesternCollege Access and Career Preparation
NEERAA Northwestern center that supports research of social science issues and disseminates that scholarship within the communityIdentity and Social Consciousness
Northwestern Academy - EvanstonA program that supports high achieving students of color beginning in elementary school and continuing through collegeCollege Access and Career Preparation
NSBEjr - National Society of Black EngineersETHS student organization that is the junior chapters of Northwestern’s NSBEDiversity in STEM
One Book One NorthwesternCampus-wide series of events featuring one bookIdentity and Social Consciousness
Public Interest Program FellowshipA fellowship program that places recent NU graduates in public service rolls throughout the communityIdentity and Social Consciousness
Reach for the Stars GK12 FellowshipA program that supports resident scientists in ETHS classesSTEAM (STEM + Art and Design)
Reading RelationshipsAn annual ETHS event that includes guest poet faculty and students from NU leading workshops and sharing their workCollege Access and Career Preparation
Scientific ImagesAnnual art exhibition featuring Northwestern and ETHS student workSTEAM (STEM + Art and Design)
SHPEjr - Society of Hispanic Professional EngineersETHS student organizations that are junior chapters of Northwestern’s NSBE, SHPE and SWEDiversity in STEM
Social Consciousness SeriesA series of conferences for ETHS students to promote positive racial and gender identityIdentity and Social Consciousness
Social Justice Advocacy BootcampA program that brings Northwestern and ETHS staff and students together for advocacy trainingIdentity and Social Consciousness
STEAM Design Thinking and InnovationETHS course modeled after Northwestern programsSTEAM (STEM + Art and Design)
STEAM Summer Research & Design ProgramSummer program for STEAM Design Thinking and Innovation open to high school studentsSTEAM (STEM + Art and Design)
Teacher Professional DevelopmentA variety of workshops, events and opportunities for Chicago area teachers facilitated by Northwestern and ETHS faculty and staffSTEAM (STEM + Art and Design)
STEM Shadow DaysAnnual events for ETHS students to shadow NU researchersDiversity in STEM
Students Organized Against RacismAn ETHS student organization that hosts annual conferences at Northwestern UniversityIdentity and Social Consciousness
WiSTEMAn ETHS student group supporting young women in STEMDiversity in STEM
Women's Empowerment ConferenceIdentity and Social Consciousness