REGISTER NOW: New Teachers Networking Breakfast is provided! https://www.roe47.org/page/pl-opportunities-workshops Facilitators will use interactive activities to familiarize participants with Regional Office of Education services and resources, the licensure process, mentoring expectations, effective communication with parents and colleagues, professional teaching standards, and planning for those first crucial days of school. This will also be an opportunity for new teachers to connect with other beginning teachers within the Lee/Ogle/Whiteside region. Date: August 9, 2021 Target Audience: Teachers beginning their first year or with limited experience Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am Location: Regional Office of Education #47, 1001 W. 23rd St., Sterling, IL 61081 Presenter(s): Gail Wright Credit Available: 2 PD Hours Cost: NO CHARGE Registration Deadline: August 2, 2021
ISBE, the Learning Technology Center, and other Illinois educational advocacy groups will be starting a virtual monthly networking meeting for parents/caregivers and community support members across the state during the upcoming 2021-2022 school year. Meetings will focus on capacity building, networking, sharing best practices, and empowering attendees with the tools and skills they need to be able to make an even greater impact in their communities. ENGLISH speaking meetings will take place the second Tuesday of each month, from 3:15-4:15 pm CST. August 10, 2021 September 14, 2021 October 12, 2021 November 9, 2021 December 14, 2021 SPANISH speaking meetings will take place the second Thursday of each month, from 3:15-4:15 pm CST August 12, 2021 September 16, 2021 October 14, 2021 November 11, 2021 December 16, 2021 Please contact email@example.com with questions.
Illinois State University College of Education is excited to host the Future Teacher Conference for all high school students interested in a career in education on Friday, October 22nd. This free event will include a dynamic opening session about why teaching is a great career and options for students to choose from a variety of sessions about all areas of teaching and current education student panels. Mark your calendars for Friday, October 22nd. Registration will open in mid-August. Be sure to check the Future Teacher Conference webpage for event and session details later this summer. https://education.illinoisstate.edu/ftcon/
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We’re excited to announce a new opportunity for local residents to save money, support clean energy, and contribute to an internship for students! We are partnering with ENGIE and Solstice to connect members of our school district to an Illinois solar farm that will provide savings on their utility bills. What’s more, you’ll get a $100 Visa card just for signing up! Enroll Now and Start Saving! https://solstice.us/roe47
Check out this free virtual conference opportunity, offered by Illinois Family Leader Collaboration.
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Check out our PL opportunities being offered in the month of August! Register athttps://www.roe47.org/page/pl-opportunities-workshops. #RegionalOffice47 @RegionalOffice47
ROE 47 Office of Professional Learning is looking for a School Improvement/Instructional Coach! The School Improvement Coach works closely with district and school administrators and staff to further continuous improvement goals, provide training in priority areas, and implement job embedded coaching for educators in the ROE 47 service area. A complete job description follows (see attachment). Anticipated start date is August 1, 2021. Email Anji Garza, Director of Professional Learning & Educational Services at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information! ROE 47 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications accepted through Friday, July 16th.
ROE 47's summer book study is reading Jo Boaler's Limitless Mind and enjoying every minute of it! #RegionalOffice47 @RegionalOffice47 @JoBoaler #LimitlessMind
Check out this employment opportunity with ROE 47 Office of Professional Learning! School Improvement/Instructional Coach 186 day position ROE 47 Office of Professional Learning is looking for a School Improvement Coach to work with schools and districts in the ROE 47 service area. About the ROE PL Team MISSION STATEMENT: The Lee/Ogle/Whiteside Regional Office of Education Professional Learning Team is dedicated to supporting the growth and achievement of all students and educators in partnership with community stakeholders through on-going, differentiated, and job-embedded professional learning. VISION STATEMENT: Partnering for Success! About the Position The School Improvement Coach works closely with district and school administrators and staff to further continuous improvement goals, provide training in priority areas, and implement job embedded coaching for educators in the ROE 47 service area. A complete job description follows (see attachment). Anticipated start date is August 1, 2021. Office Location - The School Improvement Coach will be housed at the Sterling Office. Compensation - The salary range starts at $38,000-42,000. The final salary will be based on relevant experience. This position offers sick and personal days, as well as full TRS contributions. Health and dental benefits are not offered by ROE 47. Travel - Regional travel is a component of this job, and the successful candidate will be required to travel up to 50% of total work time. Questions - Email Anji Garza, Director of Professional Learning & Educational Services at email@example.com ROE 47 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications accepted through Friday, July 16th.
Exclusive Program for ROE 47 Community Members! Save on your ComEd electricity bill, help the planet, and award students with paid sustainability internships! Plus, get a $100 Visa card just for enrolling! Enroll Now and Start Saving! https://enroll.solstice.us/roe47/utm_source=website&utm_medium=partnership&utm_campaign=roe47schools
ROE 47 will be closed to day in honor of Independence Day!
SIGN-UP NOW ! https://www.roe47.org/page/pl-opportunities-workshops Workplace Wednesdays Facilitator: Gail Wright, ROE Description: In collaboration with Lee, Ogle, and Whiteside County businesses, Sauk Valley Chamber of Commerce, Sauk Valley Community College, the Whiteside Area Career Center, the Lee/Ogle/Whiteside Regional Office of Education #47 will again be offering Workplace Wednesdays Virtual Business Visits. K-12 Teachers will visit businesses in varied Career Pathways. This will help in the implementation of Career Pathways to fulfill the requirements of the Postsecondary Workforce Readiness (PWR) Act. K-12 teachers will be exposed to the concepts of Career Pathways, employability skills, ideas for STEM/STEAM lessons, ideas for project based learning, and information K-12 teachers need to serve as conduits for providing career information to students and developing application lessons. Workplace Wednesday will help educators learn about the Labor Market in Lee, Ogle, and Whiteside Counties. Teachers will learn about employer needs and expectations, making connections to help prepare students for career readiness K-12 and across the curriculum. Workplace Wednesdays is an opportunity for the development of partnerships with business and allowing teachers to learn and share with students 21st Century academic and soft skills needed to prepare students to be workforce ready. Teachers are the conduits for providing career information to students gained from Workplace Wednesdays.
On June 15, 13-year-old Kathleen Keesey, a two-time champion of the Lee-Ogle-Whiteside Regional Spelling Bee, advanced to the final 30 contestants of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Keesey now advances to the national semifinals on June 27.
Your friends at ROE 47 would like to say HAPPY SUMMER 2021! June 21, 2021 is the first official day of summer. Enjoy the sunshine !
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ROE 47 is helping local education institutions spread the word about openings. Check out SVCC for this opportunity! Disability Support Services Tutor (Part-time - 15 hours per week) Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field and experience which provides relevant knowledge and skills required. It is preferred that the tutor have experience in the course being tutored or a similar course; and/or experience in teaching similar curriculum. Must have the ability to quickly establish and maintain a good working relationship and rapport with staff and students. Link to job posting and application: https://jobs.svcc.edu/postings/1298
Fellow educators; recharge your batteries with our Summer Learning Series! We launch our summer learning opportunities today and feel confident that you will find a topic that meets your needs! Check out our offerings at https://www.roe47.org/page/pl-opportunities-workshops.