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For nearly 20 years, students from across the Concept Schools network have competed in a variety of innovative STEM, cultural heritage and Spoken Word academic competitions.  Concept believes that these events are unique opportunities for students to demonstrate their knowledge and skills in safe, encouraging, and challenging environments.  

As, Concept Schools takes the health and safety of its students, families, and staff very seriously, Concept Schools has continued to monitor the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) situation very closely.  Concept Schools has balanced the guidance of public health officials with the national trends to limit travel and large gatherings whenever possible.  

Which at this time means many of the schools within the Concept network are currently closed. Please visit school websites for updates.

Concept Schools also canceled the following event. Please visit event websites for updates.

Spoken Word (March 21, Indianapolis, IN)

CONSEF, RoboCON, and Math Olympics (April 4, Rosemont, IL)

Art and Language Festival (April 18, Skokie, IL)

MathCON 2020 Finals (May 9, Chicago, IL)


Watch for Updates

We will post necessary updates on all communications channels, including the event  websites and via email.

Always an innovator, Concept Schools is looking into alternative possibilities to hosting our events, virtually or online.  Please look for updates soon.


Helpful Resources

Concept Schools continues to encourage everyone to join us in following public health advisories by taking all of the appropriate personal hygiene measures being recommended. Click here (PDF) for an overview of personal precautions to take.

Here are some websites to stay familiar with COVID-19:

Coronavirus Infographic (Johns Hopkins Medicine) 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) (CDC, National)

US Department of Education Coronavirus Information (DOE, National)

World Health Organization Coronavirus Information (WHO, International)


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