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Information About Emergency Rules

On April 27, the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) enacted new, short-term emergency licensure rules in response to school closings and other actions taken by Governor Pritzker as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. The emergency rules prevent COVID-19 from disrupting the pursuit of licensure and endorsements by individuals enrolled in educator preparation programs…

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April 23 Virtual Job Fair

The American Association for Employment in Education is sponsoring a Virtual Job Fair for Teachers on April 23. To learn more and register, go to https://aaee.org/virtual-career-fair/#candidate. Eighty five school districts from across the country (including 4 from Illinois) have so far registered for this online event.

Special Education Teacher Needed

Special Education Teacher– Qualifications:  IL Professional Educator License with LBS1 endorsement.  Special Education Teacher to work in a Public Day Program for students with emotional disabilities.  Successful applicant must have solid classroom behavior management skills, ability to relate to and engage students in academic instruction focused on achieving academic success, social emotional learning, and successful transition to post-high…

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Virtual Teacher Recruitment Fair on April 15

DIVERSITY in Ed extends heartfelt support to all affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Our staff will be working remotely during this time to observe and support “social distancing” and are available to partners and job seekers during normal business hours. A tried-and-true approach to national teacher recruitment, DIVERSITY in Ed is proud to continue offering…

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New CPS Teacher Recruitment Website

Although schools are temporarily closed to help safeguard the health of our communities, the Chicago Public Schools Talent Office continues its work to recruit high-quality educators for CPS schools and students. As part of this effort, we have launched a new website dedicated to attracting and retaining the best, most diverse workforce of teachers in…

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Teacher Support Opportunities

Here are a couple of opportunities for teacher support and development from our friends at Teach Plus: Right Now Opportunity for Teacher Support: As teachers design and manage remote learning in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Teach Plus Illinois will provide a free, facilitated, collaborative space for Illinois teachers to adapt to the new remote…

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