Student/Family Important 2022 Dates

Spring 2022 School Year Program (SYP) Dates

  • January 15, February 19 (College Exploration) and March 12 (Spring Celebration)

LW Spring Celebration - March 12 - all LW students and families invited to attend

New Students Application and Enrollment

LearningWorks is currently accepting applications from Minneapolis Public School sixth and seventh grade students. Click on the appropriate language link to start your application today (translations in parent/guardian section only). Student application in English; student application in Hmong; student application in Somali; student application in Spanish; student application in Vietnamese. Deadlines to apply are:

  • Early Acceptance Application Due Date: February 16, 2022
  • Application Deadline: March 31, 2022
  • Enrollment Event - Date TBD (required for all new students and their parent/guardian)

Leadership Academy

LearningWorks has eliminated the re-application process. All current LearningWorks students are automatically enrolled in Leadership Academy which aims to help prepare rising 9th grade LearningWorks students to be successful in high school and begin planning for college.

Summer Program 2022

  • Meet Your Teacher Night - June 16 from 5:30-7:00pm (required for current students and families)
  • Summer Program - June 20 - July 29
  • Parent-Teacher Conferences - July 14 from 5:30-7:00pm (required for current students and families)
  • End of Summer Celebration - July 29 from 5:00-7:30pm
  • There will be no LearningWorks programming on Monday, July 4.

School Year Program (SYP) 2022-2023 Dates

  • October 1, 2022
  • November 5, 2022
  • December 3, 2022 (High School Options Event for current 7th and 8th graders)
  • January 14, 2023
  • February 4, 2023
  • March 4, 2023
  • April 15, 2023 (Spring Celebration)

Summer Teaching Fellowship Important 2022 Dates
(in addition to the program dates noted above)

College students of all majors and rising 11th and 12th graders in high school are eligible to apply. Apply here (link to external site).

  • Early consideration deadline: January 13, 2022
  • Early consideration decisions made by February 2
  • Final application deadline: March 1, 2022
  • Final selection decisions made by March 16

Those selected for LearningWorks' Summer 2022 teaching fellowship will be expected to be on-site at the Minneapolis campus from June 6, 2022 through August 5, 2022. This includes the teaching fellow orientation (June 6 - June 17), student programming (June 20 - July 29) and the teaching fellowship wrap-up week (August 1-5).

Teaching Volunteer 2022-2023 Important Dates
(in addition to the program dates noted above)

LearningWorks invites LearningWorks' alumni (11th/12th grade and college students) and local college students who completed our teaching fellowship to volunteer in our School Year Program. Our open application can be accessed here. Additionally, Blake students can apply through the school-wide Service and Leadership application available in the Spring (exact date TBD).

In addition to the 2022-23 SYP program dates noted above, SYP teaching volunteers are expected to attend two in person orientation/training events on Saturday, September 17, 2022 and Saturday, January 7, 2023.