Interested in getting involved?
Contact the Chicago Student Invention Convention Program Director:
This page has basic information about how schools can get involved with the Chicago Student Invention Convention.
Please visit the Resources page for links to teacher curriculum and program related documents.
The program is designed to be flexible (weeklong/full-semester/after-school/independent) and can be implemented in many different ways. Teachers are welcome to use the program in whatever way works best for them. Only teachers can know their own staffing, budgets, interest, and students’ needs.
Each school should also have a school-wide Invention Convention competition/open house to recognize all of the participating students. A set number of finalists will then move on to the network competition.
Potential models are:
These options include: