President’s Posts

Welcome Back!!

Esteemed colleagues, I want to welcome back our veteran teachers, counselors, nurses, and social workers and welcome all of our new staff to the 2016-2017 school year.  I am incredibly proud and humbled to have a chance to address all the great members we have teaching, counseling, nursing and working in School District U-46. We have a brand … Read More...

 

Legislative News

Springfield is back in session next week

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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INSTRUCTIONAL COUNCIL NOTES – DECEMBER 2016

Instructional Council met on December 15th. Council heard two initial presentations and received valuable information about Title I, II, and III funds and procedures. K-6 Fine Arts gave a presentation that will meet the new national core standards, replace outdated standards, and support full day kindergarten. This brings enhancements to both … Read More...

 
 

Professional Issues

License Update from Susan Collins

Attendance was very small for our 2 license renewal sessions on Feb. 9 & 10. We will be scheduling more in April and May, dates TBD. We are open to suggestions including holding a session in June if enough members are interested. Beth is willing to come out to schools, before or after school, if […]