Learning in Schererville

50% Off Six-Week Spanish Course for Kids

Emerald Learning Academy

Crown Point

$140 $70

Course designed to immerse kids in a culturally diverse environment and build a base for foreign-language learning

50% Off Tutoring Sessions

Mccree Tutoring Services

South Holland

$70 $35

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 64% Off at Center for Positive Advancement

CFPA Academic Fun Camp

Richton Park

$115 $45

Tutors teach children K–5th grade reading and math; art, drama, and snacks included

Half Off Private Guitar Lessons from Eric Mantel 

Eric Mantel

Matteson

$45 $22.50

A guitar instructor for more than three decades, Eric Mantel teaches students myriad techniques with inspiration from guitar greats

Up to 56% Off Weekly Private Music Lessons

American Music Institute

Multiple Locations

$120 $60

Weekly one-on-one music lessons for voice or instruments including saxophone, violin, piano, guitar, trumpet, clarinet, and oboe

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I'll Show U Technologies

Oak Forest

$8,000 $4,000

Working adults enroll in live-instructor courses to earn certification in Cisco and project management, opening up advancement opportunities

62% Off English or Math Tutoring

Eye Level

Orland Park

$550 $210

After an initial assessment, students attend two classes per consecutive week to receive English or math tutoring tailored to them

Up to 67% Off 30-Minute Guitar Lessons

Evolution Music

Orland Park

$20 $10

A skilled guitarist helps students of all experience levels master chords, solos, and other techniques

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Parker Music

House-Calls and Studio Lessons

$60 $20

Seasoned instructor, Ben Parker, provides house-call or studio lessons for guitar, bass, ukulele, and music theory

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Light Vision Group

Multiple Locations

$45 $19

Instructors help students sharpen their time-management skills for career success

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Best Brains Chicago

Multiple Locations

$244 $59

Certified teachers tutor students in English, math, general knowledge, and the abacus

45% Off Piano Lessons

The Art Of Piano Playing Inc.

The Loop

$200 $110

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

45% Off BYOB Facial-Scrub Class

Magalie Naturals

Bucktown

$55 $30

Fun, social classes are BYOB and teach students how to make their own luxurious, natural almond-and-tangerine facial scrub

53% Off Voice Lessons at Heart of Singing

Heart of Singing

Lincoln Square

$80 $38

Instructors impart healthy vocal technique to students in half-hour voice lessons tailored to individual goals

Up to 59% Off Music Lessons at Guitar Cities

Guitar Cities

Chicago

$80 $33

(10)

Guitar, bass, ukulele, drum, and piano lessons from professional recording artists and touring musicians in Chicago’s Loop

Up to 58% Off Private Violin or Viola Lessons

MB Muzik

Chicago

$180 $75

A violinist since age seven, Marija Bubanj teaches violin and viola students basic scales, fingerings, and bowing techniques

60% Off at Chicago's #1 Drum Lessons

Chicago's #1 Drum Lessons

Multiple Locations

$25 $10

Instructors teach timing, original beats, stick control, tricks, and advanced techniques

Up to 56% Off Multimedia Art Lessons

Rogala Studio

Little Village

$450 $219

Visual artist renowned for large-scale interactive media works leads hands-on lessons in video theater, photography, and sound recording

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Excel With Business

$250 $25

Standard or advanced courses help users tap into Microsoft Excel’s business-boosting potential via online exercises, videos, and testing

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Tjc Tutoring Services, LLC

Redeem from Home

$50 $35

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

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Guitar Chicago

The Loop

$70 $33

Instrumentalists train pupils of all ages during low-key one-on-one lessons tailored to skill level; students can pick a song to learn

Up to 77% Off Workshop from Chicago Photography Academy

Chicago Photography Academy

Lakeview

$195 $49

(32)

All-day fundamentals workshop demystifies the settings of your DSLR camera as professionals dole out tips on composition and camera shake

50% Off Academic-Tutor Services

Seam360

Chicago

$50 $25

Small groups of students complete educational activities in a fun, engaging "Power Hour" format

Up to 53% Off a Screenwriting Workshop

Artist Acting Acadmey

Central Chicago

$75 $37

Aspiring screenwriters receive pointers on crafting a script for television or film

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IT University Online

Online Deal

$3,295 $99

Bundles contain hands-on exercises, multimedia presentations, and exam simulators to help students prepare for CCNA and CCNP certification

Up to 52% Off Bagpipe or Drum Lessons

Chicago Academy of Piping and Drumming

Irish American Heritage Center

$145 $69

In groups of up to five, students hone playing and practice technique and learn about the culture of drums or Scottish bagpipes

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The Mighty Pen

On Location

$100 $49

Tutor specializes in organizational skills, strategies in test prep, writing and editing papers, research projects, AP/honors, and more

Up to 53% Off BYOB Creative Writing Class at Both Sides Art

Both Sides Art

Chicago

$40 $20

(15)

BYOB creative writing classes provide a supportive environment and positive feedback for writers of all experience levels

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Career Academy

Online Deal

$1,485 $69

Online courses with video instructions help IT professionals attain certifications in networking and corporate security

83% Off Online Guitar Lessons

iPerform3D Online Guitar Lessons

Online Deal

$168.85 $29

Online lessons use 3D tech with video, tabs and backing tracks to let users follow along from any angle and create customizable lesson plans

Up to 65% Off Academic Tutoring

Young Explorers Enrichment Services, Inc.

Redeem from Home

$200 $79

Instructors work with children and their teachers to create a customized series of lessons for each child

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Express Website Course

Online Deal

$197 $59

Video course teaches students the ins and outs of creating a website and working with the WordPress platform

Up to 80% Off Music-Production Workshops

The Talent Pros

Pilsen

$75 $29

Workshops cover the basics of the recording industry with insight from an experienced staff that includes a Grammy-winning producer

52% Off Music Lessons

Paul Cherewick: Guitar Teacher

Chicago

$50 $24

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

50% Off Digital Media Arts Summer Camps

Tribeca Flashpoint Academy

The Loop

$800 $399

High-school students can explore audio, video, and design skills in all-day camps that allow them the chance to work with professional gear

54% Off Voice Lessons at Music Lessons by Maggie

Music Lessons by Maggie

Joliet

$90 $41

Certified music teacher helps musicians of any level delevop their singing skills

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Velocita Technology

Joliet

$150 $59

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50% Off a Kids' Science Exploration Camp

WOW Camps

St. John Lutheran Church

$300 $149

Across five consecutive Mondays, kids spend the day exploring science with hands-on projects and activities

51% Off Music Lessons

Northfield School Of Music

Northfield

$140 $69

Students can choose from drums, guitar, voice, violin, or piano lessons

Up to 62% Off at North Shore Music Institute

North Shore Music Institute

Northfield

$70 $29

Lessons for students aged 6–adult teach techniques for the guitar, ukulele, strings, piano, percussion, or voice in a wide variety of genres

62% Off Guitar Lessons at American Guitar Academy

American Guitar Academy

Elmhurst

$129.95 $49

Under the tutelage of skilled instructors, prospective rock icons learn scales, chords, and soloing techniques during 30-minute lessons

Up to 61% Off English or Math Tutoring

EyeLevel Elmhurst,IL

Elmhurst

$250 $99

Students improve problem-solving skills and master mathematical concepts, or strengthen language skills such as reading and writing

Up to 56% Off English or Math Tutoring

Eye Level of Plainfield

Plainfield

$250 $115

Knowledgeable tutors help students master English and math concepts, improving academic performance and boosting confidence

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Understanding that each child learns differently, the staff members of Sylvan Learning’s numerous study centers design custom lesson programs. Based on the results of standardized testing, diagnostic tools, and one-on-one interviews, the staff works with students to help them firmly grasp basic skills such as reading, writing, math, and how to remember facts without tattooing them to their chests. Programs target students in kindergarten through grade 12 and mold to various learning styles, helping kids feel more comfortable in the classroom. Afterschool or summer classes can ready high-school students for the rigors of the ACT or the SAT, or they can help students wow college-admissions officers with their superior writing skills, exemplary test scores, and willingness to arm-wrestle the school mascot.

958 W Us Hwy. 30
Schererville,
IN
US

A faculty of experienced instructors explains styling theory and oversees practical training as barbering apprentices seek out professional licenses through Success Barber Schools, LLC's two-part curriculum. After mastering textbook material and acing pop quizzes from Rapunzel, students receive their wings to test skills on clients in the 10,000-square-foot facility. Attendants apply fine-tuned sheer, clipper, and straight-razor methods to male and female manes of all ages. Tress decorators demonstrate their grasps on highlight and coloring techniques to round out their aesthetic educations.

8101 Polo Club Drive
Merrillville,
IN
US

Cognitive development and creativity go hand in hand at Emerald Learning Academy. Its classes for kids range from arts and crafts, a small-group program that welcomes kids as young as 5 to express themselves via artistic mediums, to Spanish, which begins developing bilingual abilities at age 3. Their chess course cultivates healthy competition among second graders and older kids, and the forthcoming speech-language pathology program welcomes kids at 1 year old.

1255 Erie Court
Crown Point,
IN
US

The tutors at Lynwood Educational Services Center stick to a set of core beliefs: that education is most possible in an atmosphere of trust and respect, and that an optimistic outlook helps students meet their highest expectations. With this positive attitude in mind, the instructors aid students from third grade through adulthood, imparting their knowledge through one-on-one and small-group sessions. The center chooses its staff from a qualified pool of honor students and licensed teachers.

2551 Glenwood Lansing Rd
Lynwood,
IL
US

Red Lobster, Wicker Park’s Mirai Sushi, and Lincoln Park punk bar Delilah’s are three seemingly disparate venues. However, they have something in common—all three have hired graduates of American Professional Bartending Schools of Illinois to mix their drinks and man their bars. The schools have been landing graduates at notable Chicago establishments for more than 60 years, but their connection with alums doesn’t end with their first gig. Graduates receive lifetime, personalized job-placement assistance and can call the school’s career hotline 24 hours a day to find out about job openings or trade meatloaf recipes.

The schools' focus on employment also shows in their bartending classes, which are modeled after on-the-job training and led by teachers with an average of more than 20 years of industry experience. Taught at bars complete with realistic faux liquor, the sessions cover topics from mixology to presentation and etiquette.

445 Burnham Ave
Calumet City,
IL
US

Since opening its doors in 1998, Language Stars has introduced more than 30,000 children to foreign languages with small-group classes and full-immersion activities. Through a selective process, Language Stars recruits ambitious teachers from more than 20 countries who share a common goal of revolutionizing how and when American children learn foreign languages. Parents and Tots Classes are available for children between 1–3 years old, and Kids Only classes are available for children 3–5, 5–8 and 8–10 years old. Absorbent little minds soak up Spanish, Mandarin, French, German, or Arabic with the help of their FunImmersion approach, learning naturally through games, songs, activities and art projects to help kids finally understand their foreign-exchange imaginary friends.

1424 183rd St.
Homewood,
IL
US