Arrrggghhh! It was "Teach Like A Pirate" day for some Kewanee teachers from Belle Alexander School and Irving School. Dara Carr spent the morning in the Kewanee CUSD #229 Administrative Office, leading teachers through a morning workshop based on the book by Dave Burgess. Teachers learned about engaging lessons, establishing rapport and a sense of teamwork, and transforming their classrooms. ... See MoreSee Less
How much fun can be had in one day and in one workshop? The teachers and staff of the 21st Century Community Learning Centers worked through samples and modeled excellent activities for our before and after school programs in the BHS region! Team building activities, lego story starters, using solar energy to improve writing skills, and finding inspiration and passing it on were all part of the activities and discussions. ... See MoreSee Less
Regional Safe School Classroom Teacher's Aide Job Opening
A qualified candidate will have a valid IL Educator License with Stipulations for a Paraprofessional, a valid Substitute's License, or a Professional Educator License needed for this grant-funded position. A successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the classroom teacher with instruction and daily classroom routines for small groups of at-risk students in grades 6-12. The application deadline is August 12, 2016.
Please submit a letter of interest, references, and resume or county application to: Kathy Marshall, Regional Office of Education, 107 S. State Street, Atkinson, Illinois 61235. To obtain the county application, please call our office and speak with Donna Bennett. ... See MoreSee Less