TEACH Spotlights

TEACH in the News

WGN-TV - National Mentorship Month
   TEACH tutor, Diane and her
tutoree, Saida, appeared on WGN-TV
Weekend Morning News to talk about 
the importance of being able to 
virtually connect during the pandemic. 
   Along with this presentation, 
Executive Director, Constantine Bitsas 
converses with Judy Wang of WGN-TV
highlighing the importance of
the work TEACH and how its tutors 
help their students during this 
COVID-19 pandemic.
   You can view the interview here.

ALRC Adult Ed Conference 2020
   Cathy McCabe, TEACH Program
Manager, represented TEACH
at the Secretary of State Round Table 
at the Adult Learning Resource 
Center’s (ALRC) Adult Ed Conference.
   Her presentation included how 
TEACH has modified and 
enhanced its tutoring program 
during the COVID-19 pandemic.
   Cathy's presentation can be viewed by
clicking on this link.

Univision Noticia
   Susana Aguilar, TEACH Program 
Director, was interviewed on 
Univision Noticia.  
    Susana explained how over 
the last 28 years, TEACH, through its
tutoring programs, has helped 
immigrants.
   With the COVID-19 pandemic
preventing in-person tutoring,
Susana highlighted how TEACH
has migrated to online tutoring.
   Watch here. (English subtitles available).
Fox32 News - Chicago
   Sylvia Perez of Fox 32 News 
interviewed Constantine Bitsas, 
executive director of TEACH,
the first week in November.
   During the interview Mr. Bitsas 
describes how TEACH has been 
helping Chicagoland's surrounding
communities' immigrants survive 
during the pandemic crisis. 
   A link to the video interview 
can be found here.

Chicago Proud - ABC7 Eyewitness News 
 On Sunday, Nov 1, 2020, Constantine
Bitsas, TEACH Executive Director,
was interview by Mark Rivera
of ABC7.
 Mr. Bitsas highlights some of
the ways TEACH has been sharing
accurate information
with their students so they
are informed during the 
COVID-19 pandemic.
  A link to the interview can 
be found here.

Riverside Brookfield Landmark
    The July 7, 2020, issue of
Riverside Brookfield Landmark 
included an interview with 
Constantine Bitsas, TEACH 
Executive Director. 
    The article, "TEACH helps 
immigrants navigate the 
COVID-19 era," highlights
TEACH’s role during the 
COVID-19 pandemic
and how it has refocused
its instruction so 
non-English speaking students 
can continue with their learning.  
   The article can be found here.
WCPT 820 Radio 
    On August 13, 2020, Andrea 
Darlas of WCPT 820 interviewed 
TEACH Executive Director, 
Constantine Bitsas, 
during the Joan Esposito's
"Live, Local and Progressive" 
program. 
    The sound bite below contains 
the interview which focused on what 
TEACH has been doing to help all 
non-English students during the 
Coronavirus pandemic.  
Western Springs Neighbors Magazine 
   An article, "Making a Difference 
Through Tutoring English, " was 
included in the Western Springs 
Living Magazine. 
   The article introduces the 
TEACH board members and 
describes the functions and 
mission of TEACH.