Summer Career Exploration:  Future Teachers Camp

Applications for Summer 2022 are rolling, apply soon to reserve your spot!

Program Schedule 

June 11, 2022 – July 21, 2022

9:00-noon M-Th (4 days a week)

9th to 12th grade students


In order to qualify for the Future Teachers Camp, students should:

Students accepted into the program must attend a mandatory online orientation meeting with a parent or guardian. The orientation will introduce students to CSU’s College of Education mission, program expectations and offerings, and more.  


Application Directions

Space is limited. We encourage you to apply early!


Meet the Dean

Dean Griggs

Dr. Carolyn Theard-Griggs is the Dean of the College of Education. She is the mother of 4 children, two dogs and married to a retired Chicago School Principal. She serves as president of the school board for Flossmoor School District #161. She spends all of her spare time watching her kids play baseball and softball. She’s a life-long learner committed to preparing teachers to serve in urban communities. Dr. Theard-Griggs is thrilled to be starting a Future Teachers’ Camp at Chicago State this summer, and looks forward to welcoming high school students to our beautiful campus!