Evanston Township Excessive Faculty’s Geometry in Building program was honored in June with the 2022 Neighborhood Accomplice Award for its extraordinary contributions to inexpensive housing in Evanston by Neighborhood Companions for Reasonably priced Housing.
Since 2013, ETHS has collaborated with CPAH and the Metropolis of Evanston to construct a number of properties for low-to-moderate-income households. The Geometry in Building program offers college- and career-bound college students with the chance to be taught the complete geometry curriculum by the development of a single-family residence. The course is obtainable for each common and honors credit score. Along with the arithmetic coursework, college students achieve hands-on expertise in residence design, flooring and wall development, sheathing, roofing, siding, window set up, portray and trim work.
“This program empowers our college students whereas on the identical time offering these in want in our group the life-changing alternative to acquire protected, everlasting, inexpensive housing,” mentioned Shelley Gates, who served because the ETHS Division Chair for Profession and Technical Training throughout these first 9 years of the partnership. “It’s a win-win, and an unbelievable partnership that we hope will proceed for years to return.”
CPAH is a neighborhood nonprofit group whose mission is to develop inexpensive housing and supply companies that empower people and households to safe and retain high quality housing. Go to right here for extra data.
Submitted by Evanston Township Excessive Faculty