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2019 Milestone Service Awards

On October 8,  faculty and administrators in the College of Education will receive Service Awards for their dedication and service to Roosevelt University. The award ceremony will be held in Ganz Hall starting at 11 a.m. Congratulations to all of our fabulous College of Education faculty and administrators who are receiving these awards! 20 years…

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3rd Grade Teacher Needed Immediately!

Beethoven Elementary School, a Chicago Public School, is seeking an enthusiastic and committed 3rd grade teacher for the current school year. Beethoven Elementary (PreKdg- 8th)  is located in  the Bronzeville area at 25 W. 47th street Chicago, Il. Beethoven provides leadership opportunities for those that are interested and has an exceptional leadership that is prepared to…

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Two Special Education Teachers Needed in Ottawa ESD 141

Ottawa Elementary School District is seeking two Special Education Teachers for next Fall. December  2019 and May 2020 graduates are invited to apply. Application Deadline:  December 1, 2019 District Name: Ottawa ESD 141 County: LaSalle Type of Employment:  Full-time permanent Grade Level:  7th Grade Job Certifications:  – Professional Educator License (PEL) with LBS1 endorsement required….

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CARE seeking Site Directors and Childcare Staff

C.A.R.E. is a Park District run program, housed in District 15 schools, which offers before and after-school care for children whose parents require extended childcare.  C.A.R.E. is a financially self-supporting program and is not supported by taxes or school district funds. Enrollment is limited. This Park District program is one of many childcare options offered…

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Research Fellowships Application Available Until Sept. 30

Last week, the  Office of Student Research began accepting applications for its Exploratory & Advanced Research and Scholarship Fellowships, open to RU undergraduate and early graduate students. The application deadline is September 30; fellowships may cover research in either Fall, Spring, or Fall/Spring. Applications and award/eligibility information are available at Laura Nussbaum-Barberena, Associate Director of…

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Apply Now To Grow Your Own

Do You Know Someone Who Would Make a Great Teacher? Now is the time to tell them about Grow Your Own! Illinois is currently facing a teacher shortage.To address this pressing need, Grow Your Own Teachers (GYO) is actively recruiting individuals from communities of color to become licensed teachers. With GYO’s assistance, selected candidates will complete…

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Sept. 11 Union Information Session

UNIONS FOR TEACHERS: WHY THEY MATTER – Are you studying to become a teacher or other kind of educator? – Are you a teacher who isn’t YET part of a union or has questions about unions for teachers? – Do you have questions about what it means to be a union member? Come hear from…

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Personnel Changes In The College of Education

I am pleased to announce that over the summer the College of Education moved forward with three significant changes to its student support personnel responsible for service to students. These changes will improve the quality of our student services and position the college for continued enrollment growth in the near future. On August 15, Alejandro…

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Roosevelt University and the Chicago Public Schools have launched a unique residency program aimed at reducing teacher shortages in the high-need areas of Early Childhood and Special Education. Made possible with a $250,000 grant from the state of Illinois, the new initiative called the AA to BA Teacher Residency Program will make it possible for…

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