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Preschool Lead Teacher Needed

Kiddy Kare Preschool, which serves families in the Brighton Park community on the Chicago south side is seeking a Full Time Preschool Teacher to work in our program. We have a great career opportunity for a dedicated, responsible and creative professional. We offer competitive pay and great benefits. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education…

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3rd Grade Dual Language Teacher Wanted

Roy DeShane’s mission is to provide opportunities for students to achieve their personal best, become responsible and productive citizens, and embrace lifelong learning in a safe and positive environment. We believe all children can learn and excel with developmentally appropriate materials, practices, and strategies. School is not just about children: it encompasses families, parents, community,…

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Bilingual Positions Available in Gurnee District 50!

Woodland District 50 is an elementary school district located in northern Lake County. Composed of Early Childhood through Grade 8, Woodland is one of the largest elementary school districts in the State of Illinois, encompassing 33 square miles and educating approximately 5,600 students. Woodland School District 50 serves all of unincorporated Gages Lake and Wildwood and parts of…

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Dual Language Award Announced

Roosevelt’s Illinois Dual Language Teacher Leadership Project received good news recently from the U.S. Department of Education that it will receive continuation funding for 2020-2021. Official notification will be sent in September. As part its 2020 Annual Performance Report, the project reported the following highlights: Student academic growth in dual language classrooms within the project…

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Dual Language and ELL Educators wanted

WE are Yorkville: A strong community of dedicated students, talented employees, passionate residents and supportive business partners who, through education, work together to enrich society. The approximately 6,000 students served by Yorkville Community Unit School District 115 are housed within six elementary schools, an intermediate school, a middle school, and a high school that are located approximately…

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Early Childhood Center Closed Until Stage 5 Re-Opening

In light of the Illinois state government’s phased approach to the re-opening of schools and businesses, the College of Education has been working with its managing partner, Bright Horizons, to make plans for the Roosevelt Early Childhood Education Center (RECEC).  Special attention has been given to the operational impacts of implementing enhanced health and safety…

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CCSD93 seeking Dual Language Teacher

Community Consolidated School District 93 strives to maximize the academic, social, and emotional potential of each student. Job Summary:Teaching position in our two -way Dual Language program; Responsible for planning and teaching a program of personalized instruction appropriate for the age and ability of the Learner in accordance with school and District goals, objectives, policies,…

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Spring and Summer 2020 Enrollment Report

The College of Education experienced significant enrollment growth in Spring and Summer 2020. In the Spring semester, 545 students registered for courses in the College of Education. This enrollment was 10% higher than in Spring 2019 and 32% higher than in Spring 2017. Currently, 495 students are enrolled in Summer 2020 courses in the College…

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Summer 2020 Dean’s Newsletter

In 1985, I became a middle school reading teacher in a parochial school on 182nd St. in the Bronx, NY. My students were a mixture of black and brown (about two-thirds were Puerto Rican) and were from families of very modest means. I was (and remain) white and had just completed an MA degree in English…

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3 COE Students Earn DFI Fellowships

Six Roosevelt students have received Diversifying Higher Education Faculty in Illinois (DFI) fellowships from the Illinois Board of Higher Education. Of these six students, three are from the College of Education: Christina Dupee, COE – Educational Leadership Yolanda Flowers, COE – College Counseling/Student Affairs Noemi Terrazas, COE – School Counseling DFI’s goal is to increase…

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