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At the DePaul College of Education, we make it easy to stay on top of the latest important announcements, upcoming events, and job opportunities.
Every Monday during the academic year, we email our students with important announcements, events and job/volunteer/scholarship opportunities. Miss a mailing? Check out the news below.
Wednesday, September 224:00pm-5:30pmPlease join us on the Concert Center Lawn (NW corner of Belden and Halsted) as we welcome the College of Education back to campus. This is a great opportunity to meet or reacquaint yourself with faculty, staff and your fellow students. All are welcome!
Thursday, 9/23 from 2:00pm – 3:00pm CSTVirtual: https://depaul.zoom.us/j/97715774775?from=addonIn Person: COE Office #200If you would like to speak with Dean Zionts on a one-on-one basis about any issue, please drop in his weekly office hours. No appointment is necessary. You may meet with him virtually or in-person. To attend virtually: Just click on the Zoom link above during the scheduled time.To attend in-person: Enter the Dean’s Suite on the 2nd floor of the COE building (directly across from the elevators) and let the person at the front desk know that you are there for Dean Zionts’ Office Hours and they will show you back to his office.If the dean is already meeting with someone, he will meet with you in order of arrival.
Are you facing your first or second year teaching in front of a classroom? Were your previous in-classroom experiences limited due to COVID? We would like to invite you to participate our New Teacher Support Program. Whether you have already begun your first teaching position or are still in process of pursuing it, we want to offer you some opportunities to build and sharpen your skills. To join, please respond to the survey in the link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScjQNwehK7kW7Ny2US7i80-V1_l9ptsJMH_uZsGLR-dp2RZKA/viewform?usp=sf_link
This International Student Group is open to ALL students and student workers at the College of Education. Domestic students, international students, online students, and exchange students and scholars are all warmly welcomed to join the family!
The aims and benefits of COE International Student Group may include but not limited to: (1) provide an open and safe space for international students to connect with each other, share resources, and find a sense of belongings to COE; (2) build the COE community with the collaboration of domestic students and international students; (3) broaden cultural awareness, practice foreign languages with native speakers, and enhance cross-cultural communication in a more festive setting.
The events and activities include: (1) resource sharing at the beginning of each week, regular check-in, questions raising via Microsoft Teams; (2) virtual Coffee Chat through Zoom or in-person; (3) pair language and culture partners; (4) festival celebration and movie nights (5) join services and activities with other student organizations and clubs; (6) any other great ideas and suggestions are welcome and encouraged. Members may choose to participate in part or all of the events according to their interests and availability.
If you are interested in signing up as a member, please fill out the survey: https://qfreeaccountssjc1.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1AqQy4cZqFadyLk
Should you have any questions, concerns, and suggestions, please feel free to reach out to Xiaojie Lu, graduate assistant in the Language, Leadership and Curriculum department, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
DePaul will conduct saliva-based COVID-19 testing following this schedule:
Loop Campus:Mondays 9 a.m. – Noon; Thursdays 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.Location: DePaul Center (1 E. Jackson Blvd.), Concourse Area
Lincoln Park Campus:Tuesdays 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.; Wednesdays 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.; Fridays 9 a.m. – NoonLocation: McGrath-Phillips Arena inside Sullivan Athletic Center (2323 N. Sheffield Ave.), Lobby
On-campus testing is by appointment only. You will not be charged for testing and do not need to provide proof of insurance. For more information and links to request an appointment, visit https://resources.depaul.edu/coronavirus/resources/Pages/testing-information.aspx
The LEGO Foundation/CEEO Fellow oversees the development and implementation of Project SYNCERE’s Lego Foundation Tech and Play Initiative grant in partnership with Tufts University. The grant is centered around supporting and amplifying local organizations' engagement in playful engineering-based learning post-COVID. The Fellow will be paired with a Tufts Center for Engineering Education Outreach (CEEO) researcher and serve as the grant liaison for Project SYNCERE. Professional development in tech and play pedagogy will be provided to Fellows. This fellowship is a short-term work opportunity (18 months) for professionals/students who already possess some level of academic or professional expertise relating to learning through play. Rate $25/hr. For more information and to apply visit DePaul's Handshake. Send inquiries to email@example.com.
Play2Day, a boutique, hourly childcare service for children two months to five years in the heart of Lincoln Park, is seeking early childhood education students who may be looking for some part time work and experience working with young children. Interested students should contact the owner, Annie Eggleston, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 773-697-3662.
Saint Andrew School located in the Lakeview area in Chicago is looking to hire help for their Extended Day Program. Extended Day operates everyday after school from 3-6pm and is for families who require child care after school. The days can be flexible and the pay is competitive. If you are interested, contact principal, Allen Ackermann at 773 248 2500 xt.255 or email@example.com.
Curie Metro High School on the Southwest Side of Chicago is seeking part-time tutors for our Bilingual/English language learners that speak Spanish, Arabic, Mandarin, or Cantonese ( Apply Here). The hours are flexible and they are willing to work with pre-service education students.
September 22 from 4-5:30pm"The Things We Don't Say is a one hour presentation created by Hope For The Day as an entry level education on Peer-to-Peer Proactive Suicide Prevention providing language and tools to take action on our personal mental health and be supportive to peers in our community." Register via DeHub
Friday, September 24 from 2pm – 4pmLincoln Park Quad & St. Vincent’s CircleStudents, join us for Vinny Fest 2021, a DePaul tradition to honor and celebrate St. Vincent de Paul’s legacy with fun, games, photos with Vincent, free food, and more! Vinny Fest features student organizations, offices, and departments as they host engaging activities to celebrate our mission in action as a DePaul community. DeHub Link: https://cglink.me/2cC/r14404 For a complete list of St Vincent de Paul Heritage Week events, visit https://blogs.depaul.edu/dmm/2021/09/10/vincent-de-paul-heritage-week-2021/
Tuesday, September 14 from 3:30pm – 4:30pm CSTVirtual: https://depaul.zoom.us/j/94169659850?from=addon In Person: COE Office #200If you would like to speak with Dean Zionts on a one-on-one basis about any issue, please drop in his weekly office hours. No appointment is necessary. You may meet with him virtually or in-person. To attend virtually: Just click on the Zoom link above during the scheduled time.To attend in-person: Enter the Dean’s Suite on the 2nd floor of the COE building (directly across from the elevators) and let the person at the front desk know that you are there for Dean Zionts’ Office Hours and they will show you back to his office.If the dean is already meeting with someone, he will meet with you in order of arrival.
If you have questions or need help registering for classes, the Office of Advising will be holding in-person, walk-in advising weekdays through September 14 from 10am-12pm and 2pm-5pm. These short, no appointment necessary meetings are intended to assist students with the start of the quarter. Virtual appointments will continue to be available for those who wish to schedule them. Don’t know who your advisor is? FIND MY ADVISOR
The deadline to apply for scholarships administered by the College of Education is rapidly approaching. To review award criteria and to apply, visit https://go.depaul.edu/coescholarship. You can also find a handy checklist here.
Change the life of a child by spending an hour a week helping them with their schoolwork. The Education & Counseling Center provides academic and counseling services to Chicagoland families who may not be able to afford it otherwise. We have lots of kids who would like to receive tutoring/homework help- Now we just need you to volunteer :) Credit towards class or pre-service hours also possible with instructor approval. No matter what your field is, it looks GREAT on a resume, and we are always happy to give recommendations/referrals for a job well-done!!!When you email us, let us know of the subjects you would be comfortable tutoring in, what days/time frames you are available, a possible start date, and how many children you would like to be assigned to. Then we will send you a welcome form to complete and add you to our 'pool' to be matched with a child who needs help. You will see the same child/children each week throughout the school year for consistency.If you can spare an hour or more each week, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Little Black Pearl Art & Design Academy is seeking a Science Instructor with the ability to teach Biology, Chemistry, and Physics and a Math Instructor with the ability to teach Algebra I, Algebra II/Trig, and Geometry. The focus of the school is to provide transformational education utilizing fine arts, design and technology to achieve success within the academic curriculum and post-secondary education. We are partnering with CPS’s school network to provide students with a high-quality education with a focus in the Arts A Bachelor's degree and appropriate Illinois State Board of Education certifications for specified teaching assignment is required. Teaching experience is a plus and preferred. Applicants should demonstrate a belief in the value of arts in education. Strength of academic background, professional experience particularly in urban communities, interview performance. Ability to pass a background check and references will be required. For more information and to apply, visit https://www.lbpacademy.org/careers-1.
The first day of the 2021-2022 academic year is tomorrow, September 8. We look forward to seeing all of you back in classes. We encourage you to log in to Campus Connect to double-check your course selections and class schedule to ensure that you are ready for the first day.If you have questions or need help registering for classes, the Office of Advising will be holding in-person, walk-in advising weekdays September 8-14 from 10am-12pm and 2pm-5pm. These short, no appointment necessary meetings are intended to assist students with the start of the quarter. Virtual appointments will continue to be available for those who wish to schedule them.Don’t know who your advisor is? FIND MY ADVISOR
Get your U-Pass at one of our distribution events in the Loop or Lincoln Park on September 8th and 9th. Please visit this page for important details: http://ow.ly/cCQ850G3KVN
All official DePaul announcements and notifications are sent to your @depaul.edu email address. Make sure that you do not miss out on important mailings (like this one!) by making it a habit to check your @depaul.edu email address every day!
We’ve spent the summer reorganizing the Student Resources section of our website. Now, you can just select the type of assistance you may need (Academic, Mental/Emotional, Financial, Technological, Student Teaching, etc) and you will find a list of links to resources both within the COE/DePaul and outside the university. We are as committed as ever to giving our students the tools they need to succeed!
HPW has multiple positions open for student employment:• Graduate Health Intern: Health Communication & Marketing • Graduate Level Assistant • Health Promotion and Wellness Office Assistant All positions can be found on the Campus Job Board.
Chicago Jewish Day School is looking for qualified candidates for substitutes in all grades, JK-8, and all disciplines for the 2021-2022 school year. If interested, please email a current resume to the Substitute Coordinator, Jennifer Katz at email@example.com.
As an instructional leader, the Title I Teacher is responsible for creating an engaging learning environment for struggling learners to “level up” by addressing skill gaps in Reading and/or Math. The goal is to help students improve academic performance, as measured by high-stakes summative assessments. The service area for this part-time position is Chicago (Belmont-Cragin, Garfield Ridge, Humboldt Park, Logan Square, and Ukrainian Village) and pays up to $40/hour. A Bachelor’s in Education is required; Master’s preferred. Teaching credentials preferred. Please email a cover letter summarizing experience and interest in this opportunity along with a current resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
The Dolores Norton Research Award is presented each year to recognize a promising doctoral student or post-doctoral scholar in the field of infant and toddler social-emotional health, development, and intervention. The award provides $5,000 to support research on an open topic regarding: (1) social-emotional development or mental health during the zero to five age period; (2) behaviors, beliefs, and mental health of expectant parents or parents of young children; and/or (3) interventions for infants, young children, or families. The award is open to doctoral students or postdoctoral fellows enrolled in or affiliated with an educational or research institution in Illinois. For more information and application procedure, visit https://www.ilaimh.org/dolores-norton-research-award/
Harmony Learning Center at 725 W. Wrightwood Ave in Lincoln Park is seeking a part-time assistant to help with the after-school program on M-F from 2:15-6pm. Hourly starting rate is $20/hour. Interested candidates may apply via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Tutoring Chicago, a non-profit organization whose mission is to empower children from underserved communities through education, is seeking volunteer tutors for online and in-person tutoring (at the St Vincent DePaul Center in Lincoln Park). To learn more, visit https://www.tutoringchicago.org/volunteer/
Lincoln Park Therapy Group, a boutique private practice in Chicago’s Lincoln Park and Lakeview neighborhoods, is currently hiring for two therapist positions. If you would be a great fit for LPTG, they would love to hear from you. Requirements include being licensed (provisionally licensed or in process of applying for provisional license is acceptable) in the State of Illinois, preferably with private practice experience. Couples Therapisthttps://lnkd.in/ecVGcKCG Mental Health Therapisthttps://lnkd.in/eHrXWDA5
Welcome Week runs through September 10, 2021! Exciting events and activities will be available for you to participate in throughout the extended welcome week experience. There will be several opportunities for students to reconnect with old friends and meet new friends. The calendar of events is available to view here.
Let’s Talk! Join International Student and Scholar Services for GlobalDePaulTalks this Friday at 11am CST on Zoom. This will be an informal time for students to check-in and debrief the first week of classes. We will talk, play games, answer questions and make friends. You can read more about the event and register here: http://go.depaul.edu/iss-gdt
There are two opportunities this year to participate in International Counseling Institutes for elective credit or CEUs.Play Therapy Institute in Italy (over Spring break) - https://uhcno.edu/internationalPrograms/docs/Announcement-052321-for-2022-Italy-Play-Therapy-Institute.pdf A Counselor’s View of Ireland (during July/August) - https://uhcno.edu/internationalPrograms/docs/Announcement-062421-for-Two-Ireland-Institutes-2022.pdf If you are interested in learning more or have any questions, please reach out to Dr. Rebecca Michel at Rebecca.email@example.com.