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National Board Certification Subsidy Available Sept. 5

The Illinois State Board of Education is pleased to announce the $1,900 National Board Candidate Fee Subsidy Application is available starting Sept. 5 for Illinois teachers and counselors wishing to pursue National Board Certification beginning the 2019-20 school year. Applications are due by Oct. 6. The National Board Resource Center (NBRC) provides free support for teachers and counselors…

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Special Ed Transition Specialist Needed

Chicago Public Schools (CPS) is the third largest school district in the United States, serving over 360,000 students in more than 600 schools and employing nearly 36,000 people, most of them teachers. CPS has set ambitious goals to ensure that every student, in every school and every neighborhood, has access to a world-class learning experience…

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Educators Wanted For Advisory Council

The best education policy is grounded in the experience and input of those on the front lines of education every day – Illinois’ students, parents, teachers and principals. For this reason, Advance Illinois has convened an Educator Advisory Council (EAC). The Council gathers on a regular basis to build an understanding of the education policy…

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Teacher Openings in Westchester

Divine Providence School in Westschester, IL is in great need of 3 teachers for this upcoming school year.  The vacancies are for 2nd and 4th grades, and technology. For more information and to apply, contact: Lynn LeTourneau, M.Ed. Principal Divine Providence Parish School (708) 562-2258 2500 Mayfair Avenue Westchester, IL 60154

Basic Skills Test Eliminated, Effective Immediately

Last week, Governor Pritzker signed PA 101-0220 into law. The new law eliminates the requirement that a licensure candidate pass a test of basic skills to earn admission to an educator preparation program. This action clears the path for any teacher candidate who had completed all other requirements to earn the Professional Educator License. ISBE has identified…

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