West Suburban Summer School

Teach a subject of your choice this summer

Are you eager to inspire young minds this summer? The West Suburban Summer School (WSSS) is seeking educators to teach a class on a subject of your choice. This summer program is tailored to meet the needs and interests of gifted and talented students in grades 2-12. 

Teach What You Love

WSSS is looking for class proposals that offer unique learning experiences not usually available during the regular school year. Whether it’s math, technology, computer programming, cooking, fine arts, politics, geography, chemistry, crime solving, zoology or sports, WSSS encourages you to share your expertise with our students.

Your Qualifications

While a Minnesota teaching license is preferred, it’s not required. WSSS values educators who have the:  

  • Passion for teaching
  • Ability to engage students
  • Commitment to creating a safe and enjoyable learning environment


  • Instructor Salary: Up to $1400 per *session
  • Teaching Assistant: Up to $600 per *session 

*A session is considered 1 week/35 hours of student contact and set up/prep time.

To submit a course proposal, please complete the West Suburban Summer School Course Application form by December 1, 2023. 

If you have any questions, contact Gary Bowman, Gifted Education Coordinator, at gbowman@district287.org.