Welcome to LearningWorks at Blake


  • Apply to be a LearningWorks Student!

    LearningWorks seeks applications for summer 2015 from 6th grade students in all Minneapolis Public middle schools. Applications can be downloaded here and are due March 4.

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  • LearningWorks Executive Director and Administrative Team

    We are delighted to announce new LearningWorks administrative team assignments moving forward. We are fortunate to have an outstanding group of administrators poised to lead LearningWorks to great places as we celebrate our 15th year of operations in 2015.

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  • Apply to be a LearningWorks Summer Teaching Fellow!

    Following the students-teaching-students model, LW seeks applications from current high school and college-age students who are interested in exploring the art of teaching.

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  • School Year Program Dates

    School-Year Program will take place at Blake upper school, from 9am-noon, unless otherwise noted, with snack and transportation provided.

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  • Strategic Commitments

    In the fall of 2011 the LearningWorks staff and Advisory Board solicited feedback from a representative group of LW constituents, asking them to evaluate how well we’ve served middle- school students in Minneapolis and how well we’ve engaged older students in the art of teaching. Based on the feedback, LearningWorks has committed to broadening our reach and deepening our impact in five strategic ways.
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  • Mission

    To offer a challenging academic enrichment program to a representative group of motivated, high potential middle school students from Minneapolis Public Schools, setting them on the path to college by preparing them to enter rigorous high school programs; and

    To draw talented high school and college students into the education field by engaging them in the art of teaching.

  • LearningWorks Annual Report 2012-2013

    Founded in 2000, LearningWorks has successfully established itself as one of the preeminent programs for high-achieving middle school students seeking tuition-free summer and weekend options here in Minneapolis. To learn more about what LearningWorks accomplished during the 2012-2013 please read our Annual Report here.