Friday's School Celebration Welcome to Central Elementary School in Amboy! This year the school theme is camping, so welcome to Camp Central! Central School teachers & staff are looking forward to a great year! #RegionalOffice47 @RegionalOffice47
New Teacher Cadre Facilitator: Gail Wright, ROE47 Monday, Oct. 4th (3:30 - 4:30 p.m._ Virtual Registration Required - Click Here to Register https://www.roe47.org/page/pl-opportunities-workshops If you are a new teacher or a teacher in a new teaching area, we have three options of support designed to help you grow professionally and network with other teachers to share and ideas, support and build a network both in your district and outside with other schools to share strategies--instructional, classroom management, remote learning, special education and SEL. More information on the registration page. Free for SIP Members; $250 for non-members. Audience - New teacher, non-tenured teacher, or a teacher in a new teaching area
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REGISTER NOW! Short Term Substitute Training Registration Required - Click Here to Register https://www.roe47.org/page/pl-opportunities-workshops Monday, Sept 13th (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.) Virtual Short-term substitute teacher licenses are now available in the state of Illinois until June 2023. Short-term sub licenses may be issued to individuals who hold an Associate’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution of higher education or show completion of 60 semester hours of coursework. This training fulfills the statutory requirement that all short-term substitute teachers complete a training program that provides information on curriculum, classroom management. Audience - Individuals who hold an Associate’s degree OR show completion of 60 semester hours of coursework.
Understanding and Addressing Challenging Classroom Behaviors Facilitator: Marcia Mintun, ROE47 (Sept 13th - Oct 1st) Google Classroom Zoom Session: Thursday, September 30th from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Asynchronous Course -Registration Required - Click Here to Register https://www.roe47.org/page/pl-opportunities-workshops This 3-week asynchronous class will introduce or reinforce basic principles of Behavior Management. Based on OCALI's "Addressing Challenging Behavior" video series, week 1 will focus on defining target behaviors and designing behavior intervention plans. In week 2 we will look at several research-based strategies to address disruptive and non-compliant behaviors. For our final week 3, strategies for relationship building, the basis of all effective behavior management plans, will be explored.
As another school year is just beginning, we wanted to introduce the ROE 47 office staff, serving Lee, Ogle and Whiteside counties. Make sure to check out our Tuesday posts as we continue to introduce the friendly faces that are here to serve you! This week, we are happy to feature Sherrie Pistole, who serves as the bookkeeper at ROE 47. Sherrie’s favorite thing about working at ROE 47 is her co-workers. In her free time, Sherrie enjoys shopping and watching her grandkids.
The office will be closed to honor Labor Day!
Friday's School Celebration Cool things are happening at Amboy High School in Mr. James Browne's Physical Science and Engineering Technologies class. Pictured below are a 3D nose for a rocket that students built and a mouse trap car created in class.
Friday's School Celebration Amboy School District celebrated the first day of school with student and staff games and team building activities! They are looking forward to a great year! If you would like to share some of the exciting things your school is doing to kick off the new school year, please send a photo to email@example.com .
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The Education Pathway program is excited to kick off another year with our area partnering schools. This week we are happy to feature Amboy High School and the work they are doing to promote career exploration! Amboy Schools will be hosting a college & career fair on October 18th from 8:00-11:30am at Amboy High School. The goal is to give students an idea of the careers available in the area and possible job opportunities out there after (or before) graduation as well as colleges that they could choose to attend.
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As another school year is just beginning, we wanted to introduce the ROE 47 programming staff, serving Lee, Ogle and Whiteside counties. Make sure to check out our Tuesday posts as we continue to introduce the friendly faces that are here to serve you! This week, we are featuring Deb Foust, Homeless Liaison for Area 2. When asked what is her favorite thing about working for ROE 47, Deb said “I greatly enjoy trying to make a difference in the lives of the students and families that we work with”. She enjoys working at the local church food pantry as it keeps her connected with people in the area. Deb lives in the rural community of Shannon and loves country life. She enjoys being outside and spending time with her new granddaughter. Deb is excited about attending the National Homeless Conference, which will be held in November in Atlanta. For more information about the McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Program click on https://www.roe47.org/page/mckinney-vento-homeless-education-program. For local support or assistance contact – Deb Foust, firstname.lastname@example.org or 815-625-1495.
Check out https://www.ilaged.org/ to find agriculture education resources from upcoming events, openings, grants, teacher resources, our professional development opportunities, and much more.
School Celebration's ! Last week, students, staff and community members helped move in Amboy Junior High School to the new building! This has been an exciting and exhausting time for the staff at AJHS, but they are excited to see what the new school year has in store for them!
Ag in the Classroom Magic Kits available to K-5 Teachers. Check it out! Magic Kits: all the Ag In Classroom Magic Kits information is located here: https://www.ilaged.org/AITC. These provide teachers with Agriculture based lessons and stem activities, with a focus on K-5. Check out http://www.agintheclassroom.org/TeacherResources/Grants.html for Ag In Classroom grants available for to do projects and purchase books for their libraries. Grant deadline is October 15th.
The Education Pathway program is excited to kick off another year with our area partnering schools. This week we are happy to feature Fulton High School. Fulton High School hopes to have 4 students graduating with an endorsement in the education pathway at the end of the 21-22 school year. Students will also be rotating classrooms as they work through their 60 hour experience component. This will give them the opportunity to experience working with different ages of students.
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Girls on the Go Program, check it out!