To Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School


When do we meet?

 All teams meet 2 days per week—Friday plus either 

Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday—from 3:30 – 5:30 pm

 in addition to occasional Saturday meetings or competitions 

from October to March. See the calendar for details.

Brooks VEX Robotics Coaches:

Brian Shinners, Head Coach

Marc Bishop, Coach

John McDowell, Coach

Marsha Turner-Reid, Coach

OPEF VEX Robotics Program Coordinator:


The Oak Park Education Foundation (OPEF) is a privately funded, nonprofit organization that brings artists, architects, scientists, and technology experts into K-8th grade classrooms at every District 97 School. Our professional partners share their passion for learning while conducting hands-on projects with more than 4,100 students last year. OPEF also runs BASE Camp, exceptional summer and day-off enrichment delivered in a fun, collaborative environment; BASE Camp helps to fund OPEF's free in-school programming. Learn more at opef.org.

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