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ETA Election Results

The ETA Election Results for NEA Delegates, District Committees, and ETA Leaders has been approved for posting. The election process cannot be completed without all the building representatives, volunteers to count the ballots, and members like Holly Yee and Dave Palewski our election chairs for many years. Now that you are in the mood to vote, … 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 – April 2014

Summary Statements April 17, 2014 The Instructional Council reviewed proposed revisions to the contract language as it relates to the Instructional Council. The impact of Common Core planning was reflected in the curriculum and materials presented and approved by council this month: • Dual Language resources were approved by the … Read More...

SEC Updates

SEC MEETING MINUTES Feb, 2014 …


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Common Core Sharing

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 […]

FTE Modeling

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 […]


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