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Civic Education Summer Institute for Teacher Candidates

The State of Illinois has a new requirement that all students complete a civics course while in high school. Build your skills and competence in civic education practices at the Civic Education Summer Instituteon June 21-22, 2019, sponsored by the Service-Learning and Civic Engagement Consortium, a network of 8 metropolitan universities and colleges in Chicago,…

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FAFSA Applications Due April 28 for MAP Awards

The State of Illinois Monetary Award Program (MAP) Grant is a need-based grant program and is limited to eligible Illinois students who submit a FAFSA by the identified date. Today, the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) announced that the last date the FAFSA can be filed for consideration for MAP Grant awards is Sunday, April 28,…

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Gardner CCSD 72C – Superintendent/Principal Position Available

The Board of Education of Gardner CCSD 72C, Gardner, Illinois is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Superintendent/Principal of Schools. The Board wishes to select a superintendent/principal who will begin work on July 1, 2019. It is anticipated that the total compensation package will be based on successful experience and education. It is expected…

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Berwyn North SD 98 – Superintendent Position Available

Berwyn North SD 98 – Superintendent Position Available for candidate with Elementary Teaching/Administrative experience. Candidates will be evaluated on their professional merits and successful experience that demonstrates a good match for the district, with emphasis on achieving personal, academic and civic potential. Click here to download or view the Announcement of Vacancy. Applications are only accepted…

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Prof. Kim Named INCCRRA Faculty Fellow

The College of Education is pleased to announce that Jin-ah Kim, Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education, has been selected as an INCCRRA Faculty Fellow over the remainder of the 2019 calendar year. INCCRRA Faculty Fellows will engage in cross-institutional work to expand the assessment repository of the Gateways to Opportunity® Credential Competency Toolboxes. The fellowships…

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Education Student Earns Knowles Fellowship

The College of Education is pleased to announce that Ali Sayed-Ahmad, a student in our MA program in Secondary Education and a current student teacher in biology at Maine South High School, has been selected as 1 of 11 biology teachers in the country to receive a Knowles Teacher Initiative Fellowship. The Knowles fellowship is for…

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STEM Prep is Hiring Outstanding Teachers and Education Leaders!

STEM Prep is looking for interested graduating seniors as well as alums who are seeking opportunities in the areas of teaching and education leadership. Inquiries should be sent to talent@stemprepacademy.org. STEM Prep is dedicated to delivering a rigorous, inquiry-based education with a strategic focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics. By cultivating a community of…

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St. Albert the Great in Burbank is Hiring!

St. Albert the Great is a personalized learning school which incorporates technology with innovative, personalized strategies to help our students grow and excel. St. Albert the Great School in Burbank, Illinois is now hiring for the following positions: Resource Teacher – Part Time (3 days per week) Music Teacher – Part Time (2 days per week)…

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Full Time Elementary Position K-5 Level

Oglesby Lincoln School has a Full-time Elementary position at the K-5 level available.  The instructor should be a highly motivated elementary teacher with knowledge of Rtl process, Illinois Learning Standards and differentiated instruction.  Experience of PBIS and willingness to help other duties would be preferred.  Salary is based upon the bargained salary schedule.  Qualifications are: …

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Applications Now Available for Teach Plus Fellowships

Applications are now open for the 2019-20 Teach Plus Teaching Policy Fellowship and a new Early Childhood Educator Policy Fellowship. These highly selective leadership opportunities are for outstanding Illinois teachers looking to deepen their knowledge of education policy and gain a voice in decisions that affect students and the teaching profession. Teachers will expand their…

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