Early College STEM Schools 

CPS, City Colleges and industry representatives form a sponsorship to offer opportunity for students to earn both a high school diploma and an Associate's Degree

March 01, 2012

ECSS connects high school, college, and the world of work through dynamic partnerships and pioneers a new vision for college and career readiness. With a unique 9-14 model, students will receive an associate's degree a six year time frame. CPS, the City Colleges and our corporate sponsors will work together to ensure that students have an opportunity to pursue a career in technology and gain skills for the 21st century workforce, enabling them to realize their full potential.


Five CPS high schools will partner with corporate sponsors:

  • Michelle Clark – Cisco
  • George Corliss – Verizon Wireless
  • CVCA – Motorola Solutions
  • Lake View – Microsoft
  • South West High School – IBM


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