Sauk Valley Community College's Community Education Department is seeking instructors to teach students entering 3rd through 8th grade this summer for College for Kids at SVCC. We are offering summer enrichment courses during the four week program. Summer Enrichment classes can be held one day or every day. Sample topics include: Spanish, Art, Mythology, Science, Rockets, History, Harry Potter, Culinary, and Physical Education. Instructors are responsible for their own topic and curriculum. There are endless possibilities with enrichment classes. Summer Enrichment classes can be held anytime Monday - Thursday during the week of July 19-22, 2021. Classes may be offered either virtually or on campus. Contact Dana Chacon for more information about becoming a College for Kids instructor at 815.835.6294 email@example.com
Continue to check out our district school openings on our Friday posts.
Friday's School Celebration Amboy Junior High School Submitted by: Ms. Sarah Land, AJHS Science Teacher Students at Amboy Junior High win runner up in STEM game designing competition! For a week in November, science students participated in a nationwide competition put on by Legends of Learning. The purpose of the competition was to work in groups designing an educational game which would help create community during Covid. After reviewing thousands of submissions, their team of judges believed these students' creativity of their game design concept and their ability to blend community engagement into the game mechanics were superb. So CONGRATULATIONS to team Cyber Explorers (Henry Nichols, Carli Grennan, Anthony Linder, Michael Ackert, and Gavin Nichols). They will be receiving a gift card as well as a merch bag from the ESA foundation, along with their bragging rights!
Riverbend School District has joined ROE 47 & Sauk Valley Community College as a grant partner in the Education Pathway work. The Pathway grant is creating opportunities for students to be college and career ready in the field of education. Fulton High School staff members Superintendent Darryl Hogue, Robert Gosch, Dave Baisen, Miranda Frohling and Sarah Brubaker have been working with Pathway Navigator, Chanda McDonnell, to build a strong program that is sustainable and prepares students for future careers in education. Currently, Fulton High School has three students working towards an education pathway endorsement. Fulton High School has been devoted to this process to help their community address the issue of teacher shortage in this area. Pathway work requires dedication and determination in hopes that they can give back to their community in the future.
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Mark your Calendars! You don't want to miss this! SIGN UP NOW!!! Remote Teaching Strategies with Meg Ormiston 5 week asynchronous and synchronous learning each week, with videos and discussion questions. 2 after school zoom sessions Dates : February 15 - March 19 Register at www.roe47.org
2021 Pathways For College & Career Readiness Virtual Summit Monday, February 15th - Virtual Session Pre-registration required by Wednesday, February 10th. *Zoom link will be provided with the email confirmation* Highlights include: Breakouts: These small group sessions will cover all aspects of the pathway endorsement Student Panel: Students who have completed and are on the education pathway will share their experience and the benefits of the endorsement Networking: All breakouts will provide opportunities to network with others regarding pathway implementation Team-Based Challenge Presentation: Morrison students will share their team-based challenge presentation as required by the endorsement
Adolph named Elementary Principal of the Year Rochelle Consolidated District 231 announced Thursday that Lincoln School Principal Justin Adolph has been recognized as the Illinois Principal Association Elementary Principal of the Year for the state’s Northwest Region. Read the entire article at https://rochellenews-leader.com/article/adolph-named-elementary-principal-of-the-year
February Focus on Equity: Understanding Poverty Thursday, February 11th 3:00-4:00 p.m. This is a Click & Go Session! Special Guest Facilitator: Karla Belzer, University of Illinois Extension This series focuses on building equity and access for ALL of our students. This session will help educators to understand and better engage students who are under-resourced in order to create a more equitable learning environment and ensure access to valuable resources inside the school community and in community partnerships.
Another area district opportunity. Regional Center for Change alternative school is hiring for the upcoming school year. Contact Principal, Mark Morris at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about the paraprofessional position.
More area district openings... Eswood School District #269 is hiring for the upcoming school year. Contact Superintendent, Dr. Michael Shapiro, email@example.com for more about elementary teaching positions; Grades 2 -4.
Continue to follow our Friday posts as we spread the word about more district openings in our area! St. Mary's School in Sterling is looking for a middle school Social Studies teacher and a middle school religion teacher for the upcoming school year. For more information, contact St. Mary's School Principal, Melanie Selmi at (815) 625-2253.
Librarians & School Library Media Specialist Networking Session Wednesday, February 10 (2:30 - 3:30 p.m.) This is a Click & Go Session! Facilitator: Gail Wright We would like to share ideas and information on our changing libraries and schools due to COVID. Come share your ideas and gain new ideas to use in your library and school. Please bring an idea to share!
Register in advance for this webinar: https://ilattorneygeneral-gov.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_hlBRKhvyTDmGuTv0xriJyg After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Wednesday, February 10th 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Click & Go Session! Mark your calendars ! Preschool Family Educators Networking Session Facilitator: Krista Peterson This is a Click & Go Session!
Morrison Community Schools has joined ROE 47 & Sauk Valley Community College as a grant partner in the Education Pathway work. The Pathway grant is creating opportunities for students to be college and career ready in the field of education. Morrison High School staff members Cory Bielema, Connie Royer, Jennifer Streets and Jennifer Stevenson have been working with Pathway Navigator, Chanda McDonnell, to build a strong program that is sustainable and prepares students for future careers in education. Jennifer Stevenson, district librarian, along with Morrison students, will be presenting their team based challenge at the 2021 Virtual Pathways for College and Career Readiness Summit on Monday, February 15th. This student panel will be showcasing their dedication to pathway work, to prepare for their future. Register for this conference at www.roe47.org. Morrison High School will also be awarding an education endorsement to a student at the end of this school year. Morrison has been devoted to this process to help their community address the issue of teacher shortage in this area. Pathway work requires dedication and determination in hopes that they can give back to their community in the future.
Virtual Coaching Session #3 BEGINS! Monday, February 8th Pre-registration required by Friday, February 5th. Limited to the first 10 registrants! To register, visit https://www.roe47.org/ It’s personal training for your teaching practice! An instructional coach is a dedicated partner for teachers, providing evidence-based practices that improve teaching and learning, so students everywhere can be more successful. As coaches, teachers, and administrators everywhere are adjusting to the new normal, we’ve adapted our coaching PD to make it accessible and impactful in work-from-home environments. Each month, ROE 47 Office of Professional Learning will offer a virtual 5-week virtual coaching package completed in 30-minute sessions, led by one of our ROE team members. Any teacher is eligible to request instructional coaching services: novice, veteran, long-term substitutes; all grade levels; all content areas; any district. Our coaching program focuses on best instructional practices and remote learning strategies for any content area and any grade level and is grounded in best practices. All virtual coaching services will take place via Zoom.
Since 1976, February has been designated as Black History Month. The theme for Black History Month 2021 is "Black Family, Representation, Identity and Diversity".
National School Counseling Week February 1st - February 5th ALL in for ALL Students
Another opening at one of our area schools. Check it out and spread the word! Oregon Elementary School has a PE opening for the 2021-2022 school year. Interested candidates can reach out to Ryan Huels, Assistant Principal at firstname.lastname@example.org or 815-732-5300 ext 2227.