What sets the organization apart:
We are an educational organization enrolling students and serving the entire family. We offer comprehensive support services to all of our families in their language. Our organization offers comprehensive education, vocational training and job placement assistance. Our students age range, 3 years of to 70+. We run Teo charge high schools, three vocation training programs, one associate degree in nursing, Five levels of ESL, elementary and secondary Educational diploma In Spanish. We are in only organization in the state of Illinois awarded to offer Career Pathways to Refugees and Asylees.
Our mission is to contribute to the fullest development of Latino immigrants and their families through education, training and employment that fosters full participation in the changing United States society while preserving cultural identity and dignity.
April 1, 1977
Instituto was founded in 1977 to address the need of Latino immigrants to learn English, access education and achieve a career a high quality of life.
Size of Organization’s Staff
Diversity of Staff
More than 50%
Current Operating Budget
Education Level of Primary Target Population
No HS Diploma, High School Diploma/GED, Some College, No Degree, College Grad