As this country began, the vision for public education far exceeded the reality of what was possible. Near the end of the 18th century, many schools still only provided education in winter months with few resources. But as communities changed, so did the schools that served them. Over time, our public schools have evolved with well trained staff … Read More...
As we shared at the RA, there were approximately 3000 education bills generated by the state legislature last year. This Tuesday the House Education Committee will be reviewing 20 potential bills, none of which are related to pension. Hearing Notice for Education. The Senate has a much shorter agenda and will only be looking about half […]
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Summary Statements The Instructional Council received an overview of PARCC with a focus on Math in grades K-12. Information for teachers will be available through webinars beginning in January 2014. If you have not visited and registered on the PARCC web site, it is encouraged that you do. Updates will be sent to you from PARCC. The … Read More...
May-August 2013 The TEI Department and PAR Panel collaboratively interviewed and selected a second Peer Consultant Teacher (PCT). Stephanie Sylvester joins Jeron Shelton as PCT, working in the Teacher Effectiveness Initiatives (TEI) Department for the PAR Program. September 2013 School District U-46 is using the expertise of the … Read More...
On July 15 & 16, I attended the Educator Leadership Institute in Bloomington. IEA, AFT and ISBE sponsored the Institute. The theme was Common Core Implementation. Many districts are where we are in U46. Some districts are further along and presented their work. Presenters from CPS, Quincy schools, St. Charles 303, Schaumburg 54, HS District 214 Wheeling shared their story […]
We’ve added another tool for you, your colleagues, and your SD team to help visualize the impact of various FTE allocations across grade levels. While this tool will create the new map to be populated with ETA members it does not identify the members that will populate the sections. A flowchart is coming soon to […]