Young Adult Opportunities at CPS
Intro to Persian Language
Tailored for high school-age learners who are interested in a crash course on Persian language. An Ideal bonus for college application, this class may focus on enhancing reading, writing, or speaking skills, depending on the interest of the majority participants.
CPS Alumni Association (CPSAA)
Connecting the Chicago Persian School past students through periodic gatherings, workshops on topics related to the members interests, VIP time with guest speakers/artists, and variety of other events, all selected and planned by CPSAA members!
Examples of past events:
"Chicago Annual Iranian Film Festival" outing.
"Bi-Cultural Identity and Iranian American Youth" workshop. (Dr. Shirin Vossoughi)
"Iranian American Students and Higher Education" workshop. (Dr. Shirin Vossoughi)
Stay connected with the growing population of the CPS alumni and benefit from the social/professional networking.
Previously enrolled at the Chicago Persian School, for any duration of time.
Minimum age 14
Young Adult Involvement Programs
Chicago Persian School strives to engage Iranian-American teens and young adults involved in the school and community activities. Volunteer opportunities are available to high school and college-age Iranian-Americans, regardless of their past participation in school. “Community Service” certificates may be obtained for the hours served at CPS.
Serving as a “Junior TA” in the Persian language classes (minimum fluency is required)
Serving as a “Junior TA” in the extracurricular classes
Assisting with the school events such as “Reading Buddy”, “Art Contest”, or “Community Outreach”
Serving as an MC for the school Talent Show
Sharing your bi-cultural/bi-lingual experience, growing up in the US, with the younger students.
Using the school community (parents or students) as a free platform for your school or community projects such as surveys, presentations, or observation.
Contact us if you have any question on the listed suggestions or if you have a novel idea that you like to include here. We love to hear from you!