MISSION AND VISION

The Lit Center at Niles West High School creates an equitable and encouraging learning environment which supports student learning through high-quality, student-centered tutoring. Peer-to-peer and professional assistance through individual and small group collaboration promote student success and empowerment. Our goal is to equip students with the tools they need to be confident learners who are able to achieve their academic goals.

WHAT WE DO

The Literacy Center offers drop-in tutoring services for students at Niles West High School. Core focus areas include Math, English, Science, and Social Studies. Our mission is to provide quality tutoring that supports student learning and empowers students to achieve academic success. The Literacy Center provides a welcoming and friendly atmosphere for students to drop in to seek help on homework, essay writing, exam prep, and more. Trained, qualified peer tutors provide one-to-one and group sessions to support student learning in various courses and disciplines.

We are located in Room 1161. Students are welcome to drop in for help during their free periods (lunch and/or study hall) or before and after school. No appointment needed. Students are assigned to tutors on a first-come, first-served basis.

Every student at Niles West is encouraged to take advantage of our tutoring services. Our tutors are here to help you achieve your goals! We can help you:

 

  • Improve your grades and academic performance

  • Build your confidence in the classroom

  • Enhance your learning and study skills

HOURS OF OPERATION

MONDAY-THURSDAY

7:20am to 4:10pm

FRIDAY

7:20am to 3:23pm

*No early bird period on late start days.

CONTACT

Martin Zacharia
Director of Social Studies
Literacy Center Coordinator
(847)626-2601 | marzac@d219.org

Reine Hanna
Literacy Center Assistant
(847)626-2621 | reihan@d219.org

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LIT CENTER TEACHERS 2022-23

ENGLISH
Nathan Gray
Michele Hettinger
Andrew Jeter
Lisa Rossa
Jody Weatherington

MATH
Kyle Braheny
Ryan Geu
Colleen Gogerty
Jasminka Jukic
Kathie Kajmowicz
Jamie Krzeminski
Daniel Larrabee
Andrew Roche

SCIENCE
Margaret Connelly