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Preparing teachers, counselors and leaders to shape a better, brighter and more just tomorrow.

Chicago Scholars seeks college counselors

Chicago Scholars is transforming the leadership landscape of our city by resolving fundamental barriers to success for academically driven students who are first-generation college-goers and/or from under-resourced communities. Through college counseling, mentoring, and by providing a supportive community to our Scholars through each phase of our program: College Access (Launch), College Persistence (Lift), and Career…

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Anne Frank’s Diary: An Educator’s Workshop

On February 26, please join us for an educator’s workshop led by social justice instructors from the Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect . This workshop is open to all educators interested in learning how to use the diary and Anne Frank’s experience to teach about the Holocaust and its lasting impacts and parallels to…

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2nd Annual Illinois Dual Language Symposium

Roosevelt University and the Illinois Dual Language Teacher Leadership Consortium invite teachers, teacher leaders, administrators, and parents to present and attend the 2nd Annual Illinois Dual Language Symposium on March 7, 2020 at the Chicago Campus of Roosevelt University. The theme of the symposium is “Effective Equity and Language Education: The Empowerment of Culturally and Linguistically…

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Apply for a Mathematics Educator Scholarship

The Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics presents its annual Scholarships in Mathematics Education in October of each year.  ICTM has been awarding Scholarships to students since 1989.  There will be a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 5 awards granted of $1,500 to help defray educational expenses of the recipients. To be eligible, a student must: Be…

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Teacher Needed at East Prairie School

East Prairie School once stood as a small schoolhouse with less than 100 children in the area. We now house over 550 students enrolled in grades preK-8. Academic excellence is achieved with strong emphasis on Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Music, Art, Foreign Language and our STEM Program. East Prairie School District 73 seeks a…

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Welcome New Graduate Assistants!

Each year, the College of Education provides assistantships to eligible graduate students who have strong academic and work backgrounds and who can commit to working in a variety of capacities with faculty and administrators for 9-17 hours per week. In return for their service, graduate assistants in the College of Education receive a tuition stipend…

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ILTS Volunteer Opportunity for Licensed Educators and College Faculty

The Illinois State Board of Education and Evaluation Systems group of Pearson are currently seeking Illinois educators to apply to participate in Standard Setting activities for the Illinois Licensure Testing System (ILTS) program. During the week of February 17, 2020, we will be convening committees for the following tests: Arabic Biology Chemistry Director of Special…

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In Memory of Louise Disabato

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Louise Disabato on November 1, 2019. In the 1990’s, Louise worked as secretary/receptionist in the College of Education at Roosevelt’s Robin Campus in Schaumburg, where she was loved by students and staff for her cheerful personality, intelligence and wit.  An amateur artist herself and…

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Roosevelt Earns Gateways Entitlement

The College of Education is pleased to announce that its Early Childhood Education program has once again been entitled through Gateways to Opportunity to offer the Level II through V Early Childhood Education Credentials. These credentials are for early care and education professionals who have formal education, training, and experience with children (ages 0-8), either in…

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Superintendent of Schools Bourbonnais SD 53

The Board of Education of Bourbonnais SD 53, Bourbonnais, Illinois is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Superintendent of Schools. The Board wishes to select a superintendent who will begin work on July 1, 2020. It is anticipated that the total compensation package will be based on successful experience and education. It is expected…

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