Roosevelt University College of Education Blog

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Scholarship for Latino Students in Chicago

The Chicago Latino Caucus Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2020-2021 academic year! To date, the CLCF has awarded a total of $330,000.00 in college scholarships to well deserving Chicago youth. Each student receives a one time non renewable scholarship amount of $5,000 payable to the student’s college institution of choice. Eligibility Requirements:…

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Apply Now to Grow Your Own Teachers (GYO)

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. The Chicago area program has just opened its application period, and more are opening soon. With GYO’s assistance, selected candidates will complete a teacher licensing program at…

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SEL Training Program–Free For Current Roosevelt Students

We are very pleased to announce that College of Education partner Mindful Practices is holding 25 FREE REGISTRATIONS for Roosevelt students who wish to participate in a 10 day professional learning experience focused on trauma-informed practices, mindfulness, social and emotional learning (SEL) and SEL teaching strategies to utilize with K-12 students. Participants in the 10 day…

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Update About CPS Field Placements

This is a special message for Roosevelt students participating in field experiences, internships and student teaching in the Chicago Public Schools this semester. In response to Governor Pritzker’s announcement that all Illinois schools will close beginning Tuesday, March 17 through Monday, March 30, the Chicago Public Schools has decided to limit non-essential visitors to CPS…

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Courses Postponed Until March 23

The University has announced that it is postponing the resumption of courses until March 23. Please click here to see the announcement from President Malekzadeh. The postponement applies to all Roosevelt courses, including ones that are currently online and 8 week courses that were scheduled to begin on March 17. The end dates and final exam…

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Message for College of Education Students

I am writing to provide all students with some guidelines to follow as you prepare to return to classes on March 16 in the middle of the well-publicized outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The most important thing that you can do to protect yourself from the Coronavirus is to adhere to CDC guidelines for promoting everyday preventive…

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School District U-46 is now hiring!

School District U-46 is now hiring! We are seeking outstanding educators to join the second-largest school district in Illinois. Help prepare our students for a successful future. Benefits include a starting salary of $50k – $70k (determined by education and experience), a full benefits package, and a two-year mentor support program. Submit your online application…

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High School Business Education Teacher

Leyden High Schools District 212 in Franklin Park, IL (right outside of O’Hare) has a full time Business Education position starting in August 2020.  To see the full job posting and to apply, please visit here.

Two Interns Needed

Des Plaines Public Library is currently looking to hire two interns to go out to local daycare and summer camps and present storytimes.    Most children are between the ages of 2 and 5.  This internship is for 8 weeks, 9 hours a week.  They are paid $15.00 an hour.  It is a great opportunity…

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