Gage Park High School Launches New Nursing Program

Through the financial support of MB Bank Charitable Foundation, Gage Park H.S. was able to partner with Instituto del Progreso Latino to offer students the opportunity to earn a Basic Certificate as a Nurses Assistant. Talks to implement the program had been going on for over a year and were finalized just a few weeks ago. 
The financial support is part of MB on the Block: Education initiative, which intends to provide Chicago Public Schools students with pathways to livable wage employment after graduation.
Students will be trained in:
- Reading, Writing, and Math skills enhancement
- Clinical practices in recognized healthcare facilites
Instituto will also be providing the following supports to students: 
- Academic advising and Case Management
- Job Placement services upon training completion