The Men of Color in Education (MCE) initiative is led by Harry S Truman College on behalf of City Colleges of Chicago. MCE is designed to encourage and support men that are minorities to enter the field of education. Please join us at the Men of Color Kickoff event on December 4th at Harry S Truman College.
UIC College Scholarships for Male Teachers: Call Me MiSTER
Mentors Instructing Students Toward Effective Role Models
The mission of the Call Me MiSTER (Mentors Instructing Students Toward Effective Role Models) Initiative is to increase the pool of available teachers from a broader more diverse background, particularly among the lowest performing elementary schools. Student participants are largely selected from among under-served, socio-economically disadvantaged and educationally at-risk communities.
The Call Me MiSTER program is contributing to the talent pool of excellent teachers by identifying and supporting students who are literally "touching the future" by teaching children.
The project provides:
The first Call Me MiSTER cohort began at the UIC College of Education in Fall 2018.