Upcoming Events for Educators
The College of Education book study series provides educators with common interests an opportunity to engage in educational topics and immediately apply them to the classroom and learning environment. Text selected for the series focus on improving instruction and increasing student growth.
- Participants are responsible for registering for book study and purchasing the text.
- Licensed Illinois educators must complete all required discussions/activities as assigned to receive professional development hours. No partial hours will be awarded.
- Participants successfully completing a book study may choose to apply the experience toward one graduate credit. Additional fee applies for this option.
Please check back – fall dates and information coming soon!
BOOK STUDY FORMAT
- Upon registration, participants should purchase the book and begin reading the text at their leisure.
- The link to the book study platform and specific due dates for activities will be sent to the preferred email (submitted with registration) the week prior to the start of the book study. A personal or education affiliated Google account will be required to access the Google Classroom.
- The text will be divided into sections. Participants will complete discussion posts with feedback to others and a final reflection explaining application of text to profession.
- A moderator will participate in discussions, as well as review and provide feedback on final reflections.
FREE webinars on practical and powerful moments in education . . . the ones that fuel our minds and fill our hearts! 60 meaningful minutes of REAL Talk for Teachers.
SPRING 2022 SCHEDULE
April 5 (Tuesday) | 6-7 p.m. via Zoom
Educator Update with the Will County Regional Office of Education
Register HERE for REAL Talk
Get the latest information on licensure requirements, license renewal, endorsement requirements, and news from ISBE.
- Pete Sullivan, Ed.D., Assistant Regional Superintendent – Will County ROE
- Ladia Zavala, Licensure Specialist – Will County ROE
Workshops and PD offered by our partners
The University of St. Francis (USF) recognizes that profound learning occurs in a variety of formal and informal settings. The College of Education is pleased to work with the following organizations to offer experiential graduate credit for select learning experiences outside the traditional classroom structure.
- AMTA: American Modeling Teachers Association
- AP Summer Institute
- Boone-Winnebago Regional Office of Education
- Children’s Center for Dyslexia
- Discovery Center Museum
- Guardians of Democracy – IL Civics Hub
- Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom
- Illinois Valley Community College
- John G. Shedd Aquarium
- Kendall County Outdoor Education Center
- Master IEP Coach® Mentorship
- NOAA Teacher at Sea
- Rock Island Regional Office of Education
- ROE 47 – Lee, Ogle, Whiteside
- Teach On A Mission
- Valley Education for Employment System (VALEES)
- West40 Intermediate Service Center