Roosevelt University College of Education Blog

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District 89 in search of dual language teachers

District 89 is in search of four dual language teachers for Washington Dual Language Academy 2020-2021 school year. Kindergarten Teacher Valid Professional Educators Licensure Spanish required Dual Language classroom experience “a plus” 2nd Grade Dual Language Teacher self-contained Valid Professional Educators Licensure Spanish Bilingual Endorsement Required 6/7th Dual Language Science Teacher Science Endorsement Valid Professional…

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ISBE Updates

Updates from the Educator Effectiveness Department, and request for nominees. IPTS Standards to Competencies Redesign Work: ISBE is seeking nominations for content experts to join the Steering Committee for Phase II of the Illinois Professional Educator Competency (IPEC) work.  Over the past year the current steering committee members have completed Phase I: Competency Statement Development…

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Teacher Recruitment Webinars

Attend a Recruitment Webinar in May with Noble Schools  Learn more about what makes teaching at Noble Charter Schools unique! Join us for an informational webinar with Team Talent and content-specific experts from a variety of Noble schools. Register here for an upcoming virtual webinar. May 20th: Become a Noble Math or Science Teacher May…

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New Hires in the College of Education

The Spring 2020 semester has been busy, for so many reasons. Amid the hustle and bustle related to COVID-19, we successfully complete two searches for new full time faculty in the College of Education. Here is some background on our two hires. Beginning in August 2020, Dr. Charmaine Conner will join our Department of Counselor…

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Information About Emergency Rules

On April 27, the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) enacted new, short-term emergency licensure rules in response to school closings and other actions taken by Governor Pritzker as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. The emergency rules prevent COVID-19 from disrupting the pursuit of licensure and endorsements by individuals enrolled in educator preparation programs…

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April 23 Virtual Job Fair

The American Association for Employment in Education is sponsoring a Virtual Job Fair for Teachers on April 23. To learn more and register, go to https://aaee.org/virtual-career-fair/#candidate. Eighty five school districts from across the country (including 4 from Illinois) have so far registered for this online event.

Special Education Teacher Needed

Special Education Teacher– Qualifications:  IL Professional Educator License with LBS1 endorsement.  Special Education Teacher to work in a Public Day Program for students with emotional disabilities.  Successful applicant must have solid classroom behavior management skills, ability to relate to and engage students in academic instruction focused on achieving academic success, social emotional learning, and successful transition to post-high…

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Virtual Teacher Recruitment Fair on April 15

DIVERSITY in Ed extends heartfelt support to all affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Our staff will be working remotely during this time to observe and support “social distancing” and are available to partners and job seekers during normal business hours. A tried-and-true approach to national teacher recruitment, DIVERSITY in Ed is proud to continue offering…

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New CPS Teacher Recruitment Website

Although schools are temporarily closed to help safeguard the health of our communities, the Chicago Public Schools Talent Office continues its work to recruit high-quality educators for CPS schools and students. As part of this effort, we have launched a new website dedicated to attracting and retaining the best, most diverse workforce of teachers in…

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Teacher Support Opportunities

Here are a couple of opportunities for teacher support and development from our friends at Teach Plus: Right Now Opportunity for Teacher Support: As teachers design and manage remote learning in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Teach Plus Illinois will provide a free, facilitated, collaborative space for Illinois teachers to adapt to the new remote…

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