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Confidential to CPS. Not for distribution. Service Leadership Education: Building Tomorrow’s Leaders - Today March 2012 Todd Connor, Executive Director.

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1 Confidential to CPS. Not for distribution. Service Leadership Education: Building Tomorrow’s Leaders - Today March 2012 Todd Connor, Executive Director

2 Our Vision: To be the national model of Junior ROTC programs by developing responsible cadet-leaders of character through high-quality instruction and enrichment opportunities that enable the development of the life skills, aspiration, and expectation to be college and career ready. Every student accounted for. 2

3 City of Chicago Military Academies – Geographically Distributed 3 Air Force Academy Carver Military Academy Chicago Military Academy Marine Math & Science Phoenix Military Rickover Naval Academy Cadet Diversity 51% Male – 49% Female Total Military Academies: 6 Average entering Explore Score: 14.6 Total High School JROTC Programs: 44 Total Middle School JROTC Programs: 15 Total Students enrolled in JROTC: 10,988

4 11,000 CPS Students are in JROTC Programs 4 6 Military Academies (High Schools): Carver Military Academy (Army) Chicago Military Academy at Bronzeville (Army) Phoenix Military Academy (Army) Air Force Academy (Air Force) Rickover Naval Academy (Navy) Marine Math and Science (Marine Corps) Total students: 2,570 Students choose military academies through the selective enrollment process, but are selected based on student ‘commitment’ to a military programmatic model, not test scores Students are eligible with a stanine score minimum of 10 and after completing an interview Students wear a uniform 5 days a week Military AcademiesJROTC Programs 15 Middle School Cadet Programs Total Students: High School Programs Army: 31 programs, 6,858 Students Navy: 3 Programs, 366 Students Marine Corps: 2 Programs, 266 Students Air Force: 1 Program, 116 Students Total Students: 7,606 Students can earn PE Credit for their participation in JROTC – one class period per day Where programs exist, they typically constitute 10-20% of the HS student population JROTC programs offer rich opportunities for intra-school competitions, trips to college campuses, and extended learning Students wear a uniform 1 day a week +

5 Points of Contact Todd Connor – Executive Director – – Col. Kevin Kelley – Director of Military Instruction – – 5


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