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Latest News & Updates

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​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.

June 13, 2022

CONGRATULATIONS GRADUATES!

DePaul’s 123rd commencement ceremony was held this past weekend, June 11-12. If you missed the ceremony, you can watch the livestream video here. A PDF copy of the commencement program can be found here.

DEAN ZIONTS’ OFFICE HOURS

Dean Zionts’ Office Hours will be taking a hiatus over the summer but will return in the fall. If you wish to speak with Dean Zionts on a one-on-one basis about any issue, please email education@depaul.edu and we will set up a time for you to speak with him.

FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL!

Do you know that the DePaul College of Education has a YouTube channel, an Insta AND a Facebook page? Do you subscribe to/follow them? If not, check them out here:
YouTube: DePaul College of Education
Instagram: @dpu_coe
Facebook: @DePaulCOE

CELEBRATING TEACHERS

At the June 9 College of Education Honors Convocation, we recognized four K-12 teachers that have impacted the lives of members of DePaul’s Class of 2022. The Celebrating Teachers Award honorees were

  • Maria Cecilia Borrero, nominated by Daniela Tovar
  • Cheryl Janucz, nominated by Mahum Ihaba Ahmed
  • Asa Gordon, nominated by Rita Rodriguez
  • Stephen Johnson, nominated by Megan Lund

To view the video shown at the ceremony and to view a list of past honorees, visit go.depaul.edu/CelebratingTeachers

PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHER AND TECHNOLOGY/COMPUTER TEACHER, MCNAIR ELEMENTARY

McNair Elementary School is hiring for two instructional positions, to begin in the fall:

  • Physical Education
  • Technology/Computers

Qualified applicants should send cover letters and resumes to Mr. Griffin, school counselor, at ajgriffin1@cps.edu, and Principal Whitfield at blwhitfield@cps.edu

FULL-TIME MATH TEACHER, DE LA SALLE INSTITUTE

De La Salle Institute is looking to hire a math teacher next year. This is a full-time teaching position beginning in August 2022. Applicants should email a letter of interest and resume to Dale Burke, Dean of Applied Sciences at burked@dls.org.

MULTIPLE POSITIONS, COMMUNITY CONSOLIDATED SCHOOLS DISTRICT 168

Community Consolidated Schools District 168, located in Sauk Village, IL, is seeking to fill a number of teaching positions at both the elementary and middle school level. For a complete list of available positions and to apply, visit Applitrack.

FULL-TIME SCIENCE TEACHER, LOYOLA ACADEMY

Loyola Academy, located in Wilmette, IL, is currently seeking a highly qualified individual to teach science for the 2022-2023 academic year. Experience teaching Physics is a plus but consideration will be given for Chemistry or Biology teaching depending on the candidate’s interest and experience. Candidates can visit their website to fill out an online application: Loyola Academy Employment

 

June 6, 2022

LAST CHANCE TO TAKE THIS CLASS PREFERENCE SURVEY!

Please take the time to have a voice in how the College of Education will plan for 2022-23! Please use the following link to complete a SHORT survey that includes questions about the delivery/modality of classes and what services are important to you! Students who submit surveys will be entered into a raffle for one of ten $25 Amazon gift cards! You can access the survey at https://rebrand.ly/COE_Student_Survey 

DEAN ZIONTS’ OFFICE HOURS THIS WEEK
Wednesday, June 8 | 2:00pm-3:00pm CST
https://depaul.zoom.us/j/97489687689 

If 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. Just click on the Zoom link above during the scheduled time. If the dean is already meeting with someone, he will meet with you in order of arrival.

ASPIRING ADMINISTRATOR SCHOLARSHIP

The Illinois Principals Association (IPA) and the Illinois Council of Professors of Educational Administration (ICPEA) are offering six scholarships to aspiring administrators currently in a principal preparation program in Illinois. Two persons will be selected from each of the north, central, and southern regions of the state. Persons selected will have demonstrated a commitment to pursuing a pathway to a principal position. Submissions are due by July 15, 2022. Recipients will be notified by July 20, 2022.
The six people selected will receive:

  • Free registration to the Illinois Principals Association’s Aspiring Leaders Network
  • Free registration to the 2022 Illinois Principals Association Conference in Springfield
  • A stipend of $500 for room and board to attend the conference in Springfield Qualifying persons must be:
  • Enrolled in a principal preparation program at a college or university that is a member of ICPEA during the fall of 2022
  • Demonstrate a commitment to obtaining a principal position in Illinois after completing the program
  • Commit to attending the 51st Annual Illinois Principals Conference held October 16-18, 2022 in Springfield, IL
  • Commit to attending the Aspiring Leaders Network that begins August 2, 2022 in Bloomington, IL

To apply, send an email with your name, college, expected completion date and a brief explanation of your plan for transitioning into a school leadership position to Barbara Rieckhoff at brieckho@depaul.edu

By applying, you are assuring that you will attend the IPA conference October 16-18, 2022 and will participate int he Aspiring Leaders Network starting August 2, 2022.

SUMMER MIDDLE SCHOOL MATH TEACHER, GURRIE MIDDLE SCHOOL

Gurrie Middle School is seeking qualified candidates to fill a Middle School Mathematics Summer School Teacher role. The role of the summer school math teacher, under the supervision of the summer school coordinator, will be to provide a positive learning environment with academic support and intervention to middle school students. This candidate will create a student-centered classroom, while building rapport with students, parents, and staff. They will create an exemplar learning community and implement strategies for improving student achievement and growth. More information and application can be found here: https://www.applitrack.com/d105/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=Middle+School+Teaching 

CARDIOLOGY & CARDIOPULMONARY REHAB INTERNSHIP

The Cardiology Department at Swedish Covenant Hospital is proud to offer an internship program for current Exercise Science students seeking clinical experience in cardiac rehabilitation and stress testing. The minimum required number of hours for completion is 480 hours (12 weeks), unless specified differently by the University. Students may elect to complete as many as 640 hours (16 weeks). The goal is to provide students with a fun, engaging, hands-on learning experience to prepare for work in the field. In addition, the knowledge and experience gained during the internship will help to prepare students to pass the ACSM Certification Exams. In exchange, students are expected to be hard workers and to show a desire to learn. To apply for consideration, students must submit a resume, transcripts, and 2 letters of recommendation to Courtney Carlson, Internship Coordinator at ccarlson@schosp.org

COMMENCEMENT IS SATURDAY! LET’S CELEBRATE!

ATTEND THE COMMENCEMENT KICK-OFF
Commencement Kickoff for the COE will take place tomorrow and Wednesday, June 7 – 8 from 10am-6:30pm in LPC Student Center 120A&B. This two-day event serves as your opportunity to pick up (or purchase) your cap and gown, tickets, and reader card for our June 11 Commencement Ceremony. No appointment is needed. Please plan to spend about 30 minutes onsite.

ATTEND GRADUATION
The ceremony is taking place this Saturday, June 11, at 1:00pm at Wintrust Arena (200 E. Cermak Rd).
Graduates MUST report to the loading dock (located at the corner of Indiana & 21) at 12:00pm. Once past security, graduates will not be permitted to leave the area. Guests are not permitted in this area and will enter through the main entrance (Cermak & Indiana) or parking bridge entrance.
Remember to WEAR your cap & gown and BRING your reader cards to your graduation ceremony. Leave all other belongings in your car or with guests. Wintrust Arena has a very strict purse and bag policy. This policy will apply to everyone entering the arena.

May 31, 2022

HOW WOULD YOU PREFER TO TAKE CLASSES THIS FALL & WINTER?

Please take the time to have a voice in how the College of Education will plan for 2022-23! Please use the following link to complete a SHORT survey that includes questions about the delivery/modality of classes and what services are important to you! Students who submit surveys will be entered into a raffle for one of ten $25 Amazon gift cards! You can access the survey at https://rebrand.ly/COE_Student_Survey 

DEAN ZIONTS’ OFFICE HOURS THIS WEEK
Wednesday, June 1 | 1:00pm-2:00pm CST
https://depaul.zoom.us/j/97397185365 

If 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. Just click on the Zoom link above during the scheduled time. If the dean is already meeting with someone, he will meet with you in order of arrival.

PRINCIPAL, ST HELEN ELEMENTARY

St Helen School in Ukrainian Village is seeking a principal. The elementary school principal is the administrator, faith and instructional leader of the local school, and serves as the executive officer of the local governance board in a Catholic school of the Archdiocese of Chicago. In addition, the principal oversees the fiscal vitality of the school. The elementary school principal is hired by and is accountable to the pastor or the juridic person for the operation of the school. Successful applicants are expected to be a practicing Catholic with a master's degree, state certification in administration and a minimum 3 years professional experience in a Catholic school. Interested candidates can reach out directly to Fr. Claudio Diaz at at (773) 235-3575.

PROGRAMMING INSTRUCTOR, WHIZARA

Whizara offers student-centered, highly engaging and interactive coding courses for K-12 students. The company is looking for enthusiastic, high-energy computer programming instructors in nearby areas for its in-person coding classes. Interested candidates can mail their resume to pol@whizara.com with the subject line “Computer Programming Instructor”

COMMUNITY PARTNERS PAID INTERNSHIP, EGAN OFFICE

Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to apply for the Community Partners Paid Internship within The Egan Office for Urban Education and Community Partnerships. Applicants must be work-study eligible and be willing to travel and work 15-25 hours/week. Paid internships are year-long with positions ranging from graphic design, community organizing, social media coordinators, administrative assistants, marketing specialists, research assistants, adult literacy (ESL), youth development and tutors. Employment begins August 22, 2022. To apply visit the Campus Job Board.

COMMENCEMENT IS COMING!

Graduates should plan to attend the Commencement Kickoff, a multi-day event, where graduates will receive their allotted tickets, reader card, and camp and gown. In addition, each college will have its own table to answer any questions. The dates for COE are June 7 and 8 from 10:00am-6:30pm in the Lincoln Park Student Center 120A&B. Staff from Alumni Relations, Career Services, and GradImages (cap and gown photos) will also be available. More information can be found here: https://resources.depaul.edu/newsline/sections/campus-and-community/Pages/attend-commencement-kickoff.aspx 

May 24, 2022

COE STUDENTS, WE WANT YOUR OPINION!

Please take the time to have a voice in how the College of Education will plan for 2022-23! Please use the following link to complete a SHORT survey that includes questions about the delivery/modality of classes and what services are important to you! Students who submit surveys will be entered into a raffle for one of ten $25 Amazon gift cards! You can access the survey at https://rebrand.ly/COE_Student_Survey 

DEAN ZIONTS’ OFFICE HOURS THIS WEEK
Friday, May 27 | 10:00-11:00am CST
https://depaul.zoom.us/j/91706789117 

If 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. Just click on the Zoom link above during the scheduled time. If the dean is already meeting with someone, he will meet with you in order of arrival.

MISSED THE SPRING FORUM? WATCH IT ON YOUTUBE

The 2022 Spring Forum: Supporting Educators in Challenging Times was held virtually this past Tuesday. Panelists Kristine Argue-Mason (Executive Director, Partnership for Resilience), Tanyelle Hannah (Principal, Benjamin E. Mays Elementary Academy, Chicago), Kirsten Perry (Social-Emotional Learning Specialist, CPS; Past President, Illinois School Counselor) and Dr. Monique Redeaux-Smith (Professional Issues Director, Illinois Federation of Teachers) discussed the issues that are contributing to educator stress and how to create caring, supportive school communities that offer solutions. A recording of the forum can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/sfP-QJJHsLs 

TEACHING POSITONS, MATERNITY BVM

Maternity BVM is hiring! They are looking for candidates with a bachelor’s degree (PEL preferred) and a shared interest in BVM’S mission and vision. They offer a small, family-like atmosphere; tuition assistance and additional stipends; and high-quality professional development. Interested parties should send resumes to cmolina@maternitybvmchicago.com

MULTIPLE POSITIONS, FAITH HOPE SCHOOL

Faith Hope in Winnetka is seeking a full-time Assistant Principal, full-time 4th grade teacher, 2 full-time early childhood education teachers and a part time aide. For more information, contact Principal Tom Meagher Ed.D. at tmeagher@faithhopeschool.org or 847.446.0031.

SUMMER CAMP COUNSELOR, SCIENCE & ARTS ACADEMY

Summer Adventures in Learning (SAIL) is a unique summer day camp experience hosted on the campus of Science & Arts Academy (SAA) in Des Plaines, IL. Programming is available for all 3 year olds through rising 8th graders in the community, including those who attend SAA and other schools during the year. Counselors fulfill a range of responsibilities including facilitating camp programming to small and large groups, supporting the day-to-day camp operations and logistics, serving as teacher aides during the morning enrichment classes, and supervising our childcare service before and after the camp day. This is a temporary, full-time position for seven weeks: June 13th (start of orientation) through July 29th (end of Session 3). Counselors work an average of 35-40 hours per week, typically from 8:15am-3:45pm. Counselors assigned to Beforecare begin at 7:15am and Counselors assigned to Aftercare leave by 6:15pm. Head Counselor applicants who are available to assist with program planning on a part-time basis in late May will be given priority. To Apply: Send resume, cover letter, and three references to Sara Stanke, Director of Auxiliary Programs, at sstanke@scienceandartsacademy.org

SCHOOL COUNSELOR/SOCIAL WORKER, EUREKA CUSD #140

Eureka CUSD #140 is in search of two School Counselor/Social Workers, one for grades K-4 (Davenport Elementary), and one for grades 5-8 (Eureka Middle School) for the upcoming school year. Ideal candidates have a strong work ethic, value a collaborative community and have strong interpersonal communication skills. There will be an opportunity to develop a comprehensive counseling program in collaboration with school leaders. Congerville-Eureka-Goodfield CUSD 140 is a unit district serving approximately 1500 students. It is located 25 minutes from Bloomington/Normal and Peoria, Illinois. Candidates must have a valid Professional Educator License as a School Counselor/School Social Worker or LPC/LCPC and are willing to become school certified. The position(s) will remain open until filled. Apply online at our district website: https://www.district140.org/district/employment-opportunities. Contact Principal Kelly Nichols (Eureka Middle School) 309-467-5718, kelly.nichols@district140.org, or Brian Hoelscher (Davenport Elementary) 309-467-3012, brian.hoelscher@district140.org.

TEACHERS, JUMPSTART PROGRAM

The Jumpstart program is hiring for the summer! Our summer program will run from June 13th-August 26th.

  • Work with preschool children on reading, writing, and other skills
  • 30-35 hours per week
  • Be a part of a team of other college students
  • Gain experience working in a classroom and receive training in early childhood education
  • Receive $1,200 Education Award upon successful completion
  • Spanish speakers encouraged to apply
  • Starting pay: $15/hr.

Work-study and non-work-study students encouraged to apply here: https://my.jstart.org/apply/ 

Questions can be directed to Jeanette Estrada at jestrad8@depaul.edu 

SCHOOL COUNSELORS, DIRECTOR OF STUDENT SERVICES, CIVITAS

Civitas Education Partners is hiring 2 full-time school counselors and 1 Director of Student Services (who will oversee a counseling department). While experience is great, they are also looking for highly motivated recent graduates. They would love to collaborate with DePaul to find their next team member. It’s a great opportunity for someone who wants to work with Chicago students. There is no Chicago residency requirement. https://civitasedpartners.applicantpool.com/jobs Questions? Want to submit your resume? Contact Keith Hebert, Director of Post-Secondary Outcomes, at khebert@civitasedpartners.org

FEST IS THIS FRIDAY, MAY 24

Celebrate the end of the academic year at DePaul's spring concert, FEST powered by the DePaul Activities Board, on Friday, May 27, 2022 for FEST in the Lincoln Park Quad! 2 Chainz is the headliner and bbno$ is the direct opening act for this year's event taking place on Friday, May 27th from 4:00-9:30pm, followed by After Hours! Doors open at 4:00 p.m., student performances starts at 4:30 p.m, and the main performances will begin at 7 p.m. There is no re-entry to FEST. Students must go through security, which will include metal detectors and bag checks. Visit https://cglink.me/2cC/r22079 to purchase your ticket.

May 16, 2022

COE STUDENT ADVISORY BOARD OPEN HOUSE

Do you have ideas for changes you’d like to see in the COE? Are you interested in getting more involved in COE leadership? Do you like to eat pizza? If your answer to any of these questions is “yes,” stop by the Student Advisory Open House on Wednesday, May 18 from 4:00-6:00pm in the Advising Suite. Have some pizza and lemonade, share your ideas with COE student leaders, and help us brainstorm ideas for a COE student leadership group.

COUNSELING PROGRAM TOWN HALL MEETINGS

The DePaul Counseling Program is hosting two Town Hall Meetings for counseling students on Wednesday May 18 from noon-1pm and Thursday May 19 from 4:30-5:30pm. Counseling Faculty members will share information and answer questions about the program. We invite counseling students to register and submit questions in advance by Monday, May 16.
Register: https://depaul.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEvfuisrz8rG9wx9qdVQ--KWt9vVfvQtHAn 
Submit Questions: https://forms.gle/dykZsDVM2YGx2dLk9 

DEAN ZIONTS’ OFFICE HOURS THIS WEEK
THURSDAY, MAY 19 | 11:00AM-12:00PM CST
https://depaul.zoom.us/j/93714851547 

If 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. Just click on the Zoom link above during the scheduled time. If the dean is already meeting with someone, he will meet with you in order of arrival.

STUDENT LEADERS, DEPAUL COMMUNITY SERVICE ASSOCIATION

If you are a student who is passionate about community service and social justice and are looking for a sense of community on campus, consider becoming a DCSA Site Coordinator. DePaul Community Service Association (DCSA) is a community of weekly service groups that volunteer at community organizations all around Chicago in areas like youth mentorship, English as a Second Language (ESL) tutoring, refugee support, early childhood education, homelessness, and spending time with people living with disabilities. DCSA site coordinators facilitate a weekly service experience for other DePaul students, serve as mentors for their volunteers, facilitate reflections after service, are the primary liaisons with their community partner, and participate in weekly reflection and leadership formation. Priority deadline is Friday May 20th, apply for the DCSA Site Coordinator position at studentemployment.depaul.edu  Have questions or want to learn more? Email Gina Leal at gleal1@depaul.edu 

PRINCIPAL, CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL

Evergreen Park School District 124 is seeking to hire a principal. Under the direction of the Superintendent, the Principal uses leadership, supervisory, and administrative skills to promote, improve, and facilitate the educational development of all students in a safe and inclusive learning environment through various efforts to achieve continuous improvement in the overall quality of education for all students in District 124. For more information and to apply, visit https://phl.applitrack.com/d124/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=Administration 

MEDDEAS LANGUAGE ASSISTANT PROGRAM SPRING INFO SESSION

Are you interested in teaching English in Spain? Join the Meddeas Global Spring Info Session on May 25 at 5:00pm Madrid Time (10:00am CST). Attendees will learn more about the program and get the opportunity to meet organizers and ask questions. Interested students can join by clicking here: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/5491439262 

May 9, 2022

ATTEND A TALK WITH DEAN ZIONTS
Monday, May 9th | 4:00 – 5:00 pm CST
https://depaul.zoom.us/j/97928620706 

College of Education Dean Paul Zionts will be hosting another Update and Q&A session for COE students via Zoom. The dean will be happy to address topics of interest to students such as graduation and fall quarter plans. This opportunity to get information and ask questions is open to both undergraduate and graduate students. You can either ask your questions of the dean during the session or email them ahead of time to education@depaul.edu.

DEAN ZIONTS’ OFFICE HOURS THIS WEEK
Wednesday, May 11 | 12:00 PM-1:00 PM CST
https://depaul.zoom.us/j/98568776720 

If you cannot attend the above event or 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. Just click on the Zoom link above during the scheduled time. If the dean is already meeting with someone, he will meet with you in order of arrival.

COUNSELING PROGRAM TOWN HALL

The Counseling Program is hosting two Town Hall meetings for counseling students on Wednesday May 18 from noon-1pm and Thursday May 19 from 4:30-5:30pm. Counseling Faculty members will share information and answer questions about the program. We invite counseling students to register and submit questions in advance by Monday, May 16.
Register: https://depaul.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEvfuisrz8rG9wx9qdVQ--KWt9vVfvQtHAn 
Submit Questions: https://forms.gle/dykZsDVM2YGx2dLk9 

SUMMER CAMP STAFF, STEVE & KATE’S CAMP

Steve & Kate’s Camp, operating out of LaSalle Language Academy at 1734 N Orleans St. in Lincoln Park, is a summer day-camp serving children ages 4-12. They are looking for staff to join their team this summer! The heart and soul of the program is self-directed learning: campers choose minute to minute from a variety of activities including, sewing, stop-motion animation, music, sports & recreation, makers crafts, bread making, and more. They’ll decide what they want to do, and for how long. The way they see it, their job is to get out of the kids’ way, cheerlead creative risks, and provide just enough guidance to make sure that everybody is safe and respected. Camp runs from June 20th - August 19th with set up and tear down weekends June 16th - 18th and August 20th - 21st. The application can be found here: https://brighthorizons.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External-NorthAmerica/job/Chicago-Illinois-60614/Camp-Counselor_JR-054008 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES, ST PATRICK HIGH SCHOOL

Founded in the Catholic and Lasallian Traditions of the Christian Brothers, Saint Patrick High School has been serving Chicago’s youth for more than 160 years. Originally located in the West Loop of Chicago, our modern campus is located in the Belmont-Cragin neighborhood of Chicago’s Northwest Side community. They are seeking collaborative, motivated, curious, and mission-oriented educators who want to join our team for the 2022-2023 school year.

CAREER ADVISOR, NORTHWESTERN

Northwestern Career Advancement (NCA) is hiring a new career advisor to work with the Kellogg Certificate Program for Undergraduates (CPU), which is a program that allows undergrad students in liberal arts and engineering to build skills within the framework of a business environment, and develop math based analytical tools and models needed to make business decisions. The Assistant Director serves as the career adviser for undergraduates enrolled in the Kellogg Certificate Program for Undergraduates including both the Financial Economics Certificate and the Managerial Analytics Certificate. In addition, the position will support students from academic programs in real estate and business curriculum. As career adviser, this position empowers students to make decisions associated with their career goals and objectives including providing guidance on different career options, advising students job and internship search strategies, and supporting students throughout the career development process. Job Posting Link: https://careers.northwestern.edu/psp/hr857prd_er/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&SiteId=1&FOCUS=Applicant&JobOpeningId=44422&PostingSeq=1 

MULTIPLE POSITIONS, FATHERHOOD INCLUSIVE PRENATAL CARE STUDY

Announcing three new positions on a federally funded study to test an innovative approach to supporting young families across the transition to parenthood. The Fatherhood Inclusive Prenatal Care (FIPC) Study is based in Chicago where they collaborate with several clinics to provide bilingual (English/Spanish) services that include: (a) co-parenting counseling; (b) parenting education; and (c) care coordination. They are looking for a masters-level bilingual counselor/social worker, a care coordinator, and a project manager to join the FIPC team. The links below provide more details about each position.
2022-0892: FIPC Counselor: https://Rush.iGreentree.com/CSS_External/CSSPage_Referred.ASP?Req=2022-0892 
2022-0891: FIPC Care Coordinator: https://Rush.iGreentree.com/CSS_External/CSSPage_Referred.ASP?Req=2022-0891 
2022-0808: Epi Research Assistant 2 (program manager): https://Rush.iGreentree.com/CSS_External/CSSPage_Referred.ASP?Req=2022-0808 

REGISTER NOW FOR COE SPRING VIRTUAL FORUM:
SUPPORTING EDUCATORS IN CHALLENGING TIMES
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 | 5:30pm-7:00pm
Livestreamed on YouTube

Our spring forum will focus on the challenges facing our teachers, counselors and administrators as a result of the pandemic as well as other long-standing problems. Teachers are reporting experiencing high levels of stress, and we have seen educators leaving the profession.
The forum will address:

  • the issues that are contributing to educator stress
  • creating caring, supportive school communities that offer solutions
  • teacher wellness and resilience
  • policy recommendations to deal with these issues

Panelists include:

  • Kristine Argue-Mason, Executive Director, Partnership for Resilience
  • Tanyelle Hannah, Principal, Benjamin E. Mays Elementary Academy, Chicago
  • Kirsten Perry, Social-Emotional Learning Specialist, CPS; Past President, Illinois School Counselor Association; 2018 National School Counselor of the Year
  • Dr. Monique Redeaux-Smith, Professional Issues Director, Illinois Federation of Teachers
  • Moderator, Dr. Rebecca Michel, Associate Professor of Counseling, DePaul University College of Education

Event is free and open to the public. Registration is required. REGISTER HERE: https://bit.ly/3OcPSRS 

GLOBAL COFFEE HOUR
Friday, May 13 | 3:00pm
DePaul Center

Join Global DePaul for a dynamic networking event with food and a chance to learn about resources to help you plan for the unknown! Join us Friday May 13 at 3pm for Global Coffee Hour – Into the Unknown. All students are welcome! Find out more and let us know you are coming by clicking here: http://go.depaul.edu/iss-gch 

May 2, 2022

REGISTER NOW FOR COE SPRING VIRTUAL FORUM:
SUPPORTING EDUCATORS IN CHALLENGING TIMES
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 | 5:30pm-7:00pm
Livestreamed on YouTube

Our spring forum will focus on the challenges facing our teachers, counselors and administrators as a result of the pandemic as well as other long-standing problems. Teachers are reporting experiencing high levels of stress, and we have seen educators leaving the profession.

The forum will address:

  • the issues that are contributing to educator stress
  • creating caring, supportive school communities that offer solutions
  • teacher wellness and resilience
  • policy recommendations to deal with these issues

Panelists include:

  • Kristine Argue-Mason, Executive Director, Partnership for Resilience
  • Tanyelle Hannah, Principal, Benjamin E. Mays Elementary Academy, Chicago
  • Kirsten Perry, Social-Emotional Learning Specialist, CPS; Past President, Illinois School Counselor Association; 2018 National School Counselor of the Year
  • Dr. Monique Redeaux-Smith, Professional Issues Director, Illinois Federation of Teachers
  • Moderator, Dr. Rebecca Michel, Associate Professor of Counseling

Event is free and open to the public. Registration is required. REGISTER HERE: https://bit.ly/3OcPSRS 

DEAN ZIONTS’ OFFICE HOURS THIS WEEK
Thursday, May 5 | 2:30pm-3:30pm CST
https://depaul.zoom.us/j/91729348339 

If 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. Just click on the Zoom link above during the scheduled time. If the dean is already meeting with someone, he will meet with you in order of arrival.

EVENTS ASSISTANT, SKIP & SCOOT

Skip & Scoot, a mobile kid’s fitness company in Chicago, IL, specializes in early childhood movement education through fun! They are seeking an individual who enjoys working with children, being active, and has an energetic and warm personality. If hired, you would be assisting a lead teacher at events, classes, and pop-ups. This person must be responsible, open to learning the curriculum, and punctual. Background check is required. $20-30/hr dependent upon experience and fit for the role. The position is sporadic, part-time, and mostly on weekends for short hourly blocks. Please send resumés with the subject “events assistant application” and your name to skipandscootinfo@gmail.com. Transportation required.

LEAD MOVEMENT EDUCATION TEACHER, SKIP & SCOOT

Skip & Scoot, a mobile kid’s fitness company in Chicago, IL, specializes in early childhood movement education through fun! They are seeking an individual who enjoys working with children, being active, and has an energetic and warm personality. The candidate must have or currently be pursuing a bachelor's degree, focus in early childhood education related field is preferred. This person must be responsible, reliable, punctual, and open to learning our Skip & Scoot curriculum (unless you would like to present your own movement related ideas in an area of your expertise and get it approved by the owner as an offering). The position is part-time and you can make your own schedule. Background check is required. $50-75 per 45 min class (with equipment breakdown and setup time), dependent upon experience, level of education, and fit for the role. Please send resumés with the subject "lead teacher application" and your name to skipandscootinfo@gmail.com. Transportation with trunk room for equipment is required. All necessary equipment/materials will be provided.

PART-TIME CONTRACTUAL THERAPIST, THE THERAPLAY CLINIC

The Theraplay Clinic is seeking a part-time therapist to conduct telehealth and in-person therapy sessions, mostly Therapaly, for a minimum caseload of 5 families. Candidates should have a masters or doctoral degree in social work, counseling, psychology or related field and licensure at full clinical level (LCPC, LCSW, Psy.D). Clinicians awaiting full licensure are still encouraged to apply. More information can be found here: https://theraplay.org/our-clinic/our-therapists/theraplay-clinic-application/ 

MEET & MINGLE WITH DR MINDY KALCHMAN

Is education the right field for YOU? Let's talk about it with Dr. Mindy Kalchman. Dr. Kalchman is an education professor at DePaul. If you want to gain insight on the education field, this is the place to be! Come to the Education and Counseling Center (ECC) located on the Lincoln Park campus at 3:30 on Tuesday May 3rd. For more info contact ecc@depaul.edu. PIZZA WILL BE SERVED!

April 25, 2022

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO NOMINATE A K-12 TEACHER FOR CELEBRATING TEACHERS AWARD

Has a K-12 teacher helped you get to where you are today? DePaul graduating students now have until THIS FRIDAY, APRIL 29 to nominate a K-12 teacher for the 2022 Celebrating Teachers Award. Submissions must be received by 11:59pm on April 29, 2022 to be considered for this year's award. If your nomination is selected, students must be available to film an interview (either via Zoom or in-person) on a date between May 9-20, 2022. Teachers selected to be honored will, along with the students who nominated them, be invited to accept their awards at the June 9, 2022 College of Education Honors Convocation. Visit https://go.depaul.edu/celebratingteachers for more information and to submit a nomination.

OTHER GRADUATION DEADLINES THIS WEEK!

Graduating students planning to participate in this year’s in-person commencement ceremony must RSVP and purchase regalia (cap, gown, etc) by Wednesday, April 27. More information can be found at https://go.depaul.edu/graduatechecklist 

GRADUATE INTERNSHIP, APIDA

The Graduate Intern for the Asian, Pacific Islander, & Desi American (APIDA) Cultural Center works with the DePaul and broader Chicago community to educate and raise awareness around the diverse history, culture, and identities of the APIDA diaspora. Working with the APIDA Cultural Center Coordinator, the Graduate Intern will oversee programs, events, and workshops organized by the APIDA Cultural Center. More directly, the Graduate Intern will lead weekly team meetings, monthly trainings, and check-ins with undergraduate staff. Applicants must be enrolled as a graduate student at DePaul University with a program that specializes in education, counseling, student services, human services or a related field. This Graduate Intern will begin formally on August 17th, 2022, and will be working about 15 hours per week. Hours will be served primarily Monday through Friday between the hours of 9am-5pm and will be required to stay until 9pm once a week as the point person for the Cultural & Resource Centers. Staff will be required to attend the following programs/trainings unless accommodations are made ahead of time: One-week intensive training beginning on August 22nd until August 26th (times will be announced towards the end of spring quarter); weekly staff meetings on Fridays from 1:30-2:30pm when classes are in session. Apply on Campus Job Board at https://campusjobboard.depaul.edu/caslogin_student.aspx 

SCHOOL COUNSELOR, BURNHAM ACADEMY

Burnham Math & Science Academy is looking to hire a second school counselor and has reached out to graduating DePaul school counseling students. The job is not posted on the CPS's website yet but they would like to start reviewing resumes soon. If anyone is interested, they can send their resume to Jennifer Jennings at jtjennings@cps.edu

MIDDLE SCHOOL COUNSELOR, HAVEN MIDDLE SCHOOL

Haven Middle School, part of Evanston/Skokie School District 65, is seeking a middle school counselor. Applicants must have a master’s degree in a job-related field, an Illinois Professional Educator License with a School Counselor Endorsement, and a demonstrated track record of increasing student achievement, utilizing a variety of approaches to meet all student’s needs. Leadership experience is a plus. Minimum starting salary with Masters degree: $56,787 (includes District paid TRS pension) Apply online at www.district65.net 

YOUNG TEACHERS LEADERSHIP PROGRAM (YTLP), JOSEPHINUM ACADEMY

The YTLP aligns supportive mentorship with challenging opportunities, and prepares teachers to lead in the classroom and beyond. Pair with an expert mentor, teach diverse subjects and availability levels, develop new curriculum and programs with a minimum salary of $40, 000/year. All specialties and subjects are welcome to apply. To apply or for more information, email the program director, Brendan Vivoda at Brendan.Vivoda@josephinum.org 

SUMMER TEACHING OPPORTUNITIES, IMAGINE DAY CAMP

Imagine Day Camp is for 3-year-olds through incoming 2nd graders and takes place at Winnetka Covenant Church (1200 Hibbard Road in Wilmette). Teachers are responsible for creating 25-30 minute activities and will have roughly 4 “classes” per day. When classes are not happening (during snack for regular day campers, and during lunch for “extended day” campers), teachers are asked to help supervise the groups and provide additional coverage when needed. Hours are 8:30 AM - 12 PM, Monday - Thursday, from June 13th - July 22nd. Some staff will have the option to work five days a week, and some will also have the option for additional hours on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8:30 - 1:30 as well. Starting teacher rate is $23.00/hr for graduated teachers, and for any teachers who are still in school, our starting pay rate is $18.00/hr. For any who are interested, the application is located on their website at www.imaginedaycamp.com/employment and can be emailed to imaginedaycamp@gmail.com once completed!

April 11, 2022

MASK-FRIENDLY ZONE

After reviewing the city and university COVID-19 positivity rates and following guidance from the CDPH and the CDC, university administration has announced that, starting today, mask-wearing will no longer be required in classrooms and labs. However, DePaul will continue to be a mask-friendly campus and wearing a mask will be highly recommended for all indoor spaces. More information can be found here: https://resources.depaul.edu/coronavirus/updates/Pages/remainder-of-spring-quarter-mask-update.aspx 

HAS A TEACHER MADE A DIFFERENCE IN YOUR LIFE?

Current DePaul seniors are encouraged to nominate a K-12 teacher that has had an impact on their educational journey for the 2022 Celebrating Teachers Award. Submissions must be received by noon on April 25, 2022 to be considered for this year's award.

If your nomination is selected, students must be available to film an interview (either via Zoom or in-person) on a date between May 9-20, 2022. Teachers selected to be honored will, along with the students who nominated them, be invited to accept their awards at the June 9, 2022 College of Education Honors Convocation.

Visit https://go.depaul.edu/celebratingteachers for more information and to submit a nomination.

UNIVERSITY CLOSED THIS FRIDAY, APRIL 15

DePaul University will be closed on Friday, April 15 in observance of Good Friday. Due to this, the on-campus COVID-19 testing sites will also be closed.

JOB FAIR, ROUND LAKE AREA SCHOOLS

Round Lake Area Schools CUSD #116, a PK-12 public school district in Northeastern Illinois, is hosting its first-ever All Careers Virtual Job Fair on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 from 3-7 p.m. This is a free event open to anyone interested in working for the district as a substitute, teacher, administrator, aide, custodian, or in any other role! Register online at https://www.rlas-116.org/jobfair

DUAL LANGUAGE TEACHER – SPANISH, NAPERVILLE 203

Elmwood Elementary School is seeking a dual language teacher with a current Illinois Professional Educator License with an endorsement appropriate for the position to fill an anticipated vacancy for the 2022-2023 school year. Visit the 203 job opportunity site for more details: https://www.generalasp.com/d203/onlineapp/default.aspx 

PARAPROFESSIONAL POSITION, SPECIAL EDUCATION DISTRICT OF LAKE COUNTY

Paraprofessionals support classroom teachers in carrying out instructional assignments with students as part of the daily routine. There is currently one opening in the Safe School Program, located in Vernon Hills, IL. The Regional Safe School Program serves students in grades 6 – 12 who have received multiple suspensions, are eligible for expulsion, or have been expelled from schools in Lake County, Illinois. The students often face long-term issues that influence their behavior and success in the classroom, including domestic violence, poverty, and drug and alcohol abuse. Job responsibilities include; working in the classroom supporting students, coordinating students for small group instruction or one on one assistance, assisting with arrival/dismissal/lunch supervision, supervising students in various other capacities, assisting students who need breaks, participating in daily meetings with staff, and performing other duties necessary for overall success of the students and the program. Salary range is $15.92 hourly base plus additional for experience. $16.92 hourly base for a BA/BS plus additional for experience. Interested applicants can reach out to Andrew Carlson, Principal, at 847-872-1900, or acarlson@sedol.us

RECRUITMENT OFFICE HOURS, SOUTHERN TEACHERS

Southern Teachers, an education recruitment firm working with over 700 K-12 private schools in the South, is hosting Office Hours April 11-15 from 12-5pm A to discussing finding Math Teaching jobs in private K-12 schools with DePaul students. Their personalized teacher placement service helps you run an efficient job search and discern the best opportunities for you. They learn about your experience and the parameters of your search (position type, schools type, and geography), and make referrals based on the information you’ve given us and our knowledge of their schools. Services are free to candidates! Schedule a 15-minute chat at https://calendly.com/southernteachers-recruiter/jobs-in-private-school-education?month=2022-04 

LPC, CENTER FOCUSED THERAPY

Center Focused Therapy is hiring an LPC. Please find more details about the position here.

REGISTRATION FOR VINCENTIAN SERVICE DAY NOW OPEN

Vincentian Service Day (VSD) is an annual tradition at DePaul. Started during the 1998-1999 school year as part of DePaul's Centennial celebration, over 1000 DePaul students, staff, faculty and alumni participate in a day of service with 50+ community partners in the Chicagoland area and cities around the country. Register now at https://offices.depaul.edu/mission-ministry/community-service/vincentian-service-day/volunteers/Pages/default.aspx 

April 4, 2022

FACULTY & STUDENTS MEET & MINGLE WITH DR ROXANNE OWENS
Tuesday, April 5 | 12:00pm-1:00pm
Education and Counseling Center

Created as a response to students' expressed desire to connect with professors within their department, these meetings are designed to be a departure from the traditional classroom setting to allow a more casual and conversational environment. Light refreshments will be served.

Dr. Owens taught junior high school students in Chicago prior to teaching at DePaul. She currently serves as the editor of the highly regarded Illinois Reading Council Journal, is a sought-after speaker on topics ranging from visual literacy to Dr. Seuss, and she has managed over $1 million in grants related to teacher development, technology, and literacy. Currently, she is doing research on the history of women's bowling.

DEAN ZIONTS’ OFFICE HOURS THIS WEEK
Thursday, April 7 | 2:30pm-3:30pm CST
https://depaul.zoom.us/j/96719131390 

If 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. Just click on the Zoom link above during the scheduled time. If the dean is already meeting with someone, he will meet with you in order of arrival.

HAS A TEACHER MADE A DIFFERENCE IN YOUR LIFE?

Current DePaul seniors are encouraged to nominate a K-12 teacher that has had an impact on their educational journey for the 2022 Celebrating Teachers Award. Submissions must be received by noon on April 25, 2022 to be considered for this year's award.

If your nomination is selected, students must be available to film an interview (either via Zoom or in-person) on a date between May 9-20, 2022. Teachers selected to be honored will, along with the students who nominated them, be invited to accept their awards at the June 9, 2022 College of Education Honors Convocation.

Visit https://go.depaul.edu/celebratingteachers for more information and to submit a nomination.

ANTHONY S FOUNTAIN SCHOLARSHIP FOR ASPIRING TEACHERS

The application for the 2022 Anthony S. Fountain and Alissa Fountain-Burse Scholarship is now open through April 30! There are up to three scholarships in the amount of $3,500 each for students who are aspiring to teach in public-schools pre-K through grade 12. To be eligible, applicants must

  • Be an undergraduate or graduate student majoring in education at an accredited college or university with a minimum of 60 college credits earned by June 2022.
  • Achieved a minimum of 2.7 grade point average.
  • Demonstrate an expressed goal of teaching in public schools.
  • Provide three professional letters of recommendation.

To apply, click on the link and select the Anthony S. Fountain and Alissa Fountain-Burse Scholarship Application: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=pfscholar 

MATHEMATICS/COMPUTER SCIENCE TEACHER, HINSDALE CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL

Hinsdale Central High School is seeking a teacher with a willingness and experience teaching AP-level computer science courses and a range of high school mathematics courses. A Professional Educator’s License (PEL) in Math and Computer Science endorsement required. For more information, visit https://www.applitrack.com/d86/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=High+School+Teaching&subcategory=Mathematics 

TEACHING POSITIONS, LAZARO CARDENAS ELEMENTARY

Cardenas Elementary, a CPS school, is seeking a Middle School Science teacher and a K-5 Special Education Teacher (Bilingual Preferred). For more information, visit https://cpsk12il.taleo.net/careersection/3/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en 

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, NORTHWESTERN CAREER ADVANCEMENT

Northwestern University is seeking an Assistant Director to coordinate outreach to and serve as a career adviser and career counselor for Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) and First-Generation Low-Income (FGLI) undergraduate students. Housed in Northwestern Career Advancement, the position advises and counsels students empowering them to make decisions associated with their career goals and objectives. This position also collaborates with other Northwestern offices to develop programming that advances the career development of BIPOC and FGLI undergraduates and collaborates with the NCA employer relations team to provide information that supports increasing recruiting opportunities for both BIPOC and FGLI students. For more information and to apply visit here.

TEACHER RECRUITMENT FAIR
Friday, April 22, 2022 | 1:00pm-4:00pm
Savannah Center, Indiana University Northwest

This event is open to all qualified graduating students to check out and interview with School Corporations as well as individual Public, Charter, and Private Schools who are seeking to hire teachers and administrators throughout Northwest Indiana. No registration or appointment is necessary. Bring multiple copies of your resume and be prepared to be interviewed! For more information, contact the IUN School of Education at 219/980-6887 or mandsmit@iun.edu

GUIDEPOST HIRING FAIR
Saturday, April 9, 2022 | 10:00am-12:30pm
1085 Lake Cook Road, Deerfield, IL

Guidepost Montessori is hosting a hiring event. They are looking for enthusiastic, adaptable Assistant Guides (Teachers) and Lead Guides (Teachers) who have a passion for working with children (ages 6 weeks - 6 years old). They are especially interested in those with some ECE/Child Development coursework or a CDA and are available part-time (until 6pm) or full-time for the Guidepost Montessori Deerbrook Campus. A $1,000-$2,000 signing bonus is being offered for full-time positions. Attendees names will be entered into a raffle for a chance to win a $50 gift card. For every friend you bring, an additional chance will be added into the raffle. For more information, visit https://boards.greenhouse.io/guidepostmontessori/jobs/4058627 

YOUTH ENGAGEMENT INTERN, CHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOLS

The Office of Student Health and Wellness (OSHW) aims to eliminate health-related barriers to learning and promote health equity. The Youth Engagement Intern will support a pilot program of a Youth Advisory Council, made up of 10-15 CPS high school students, who will participate in a 6-week summer leadership program. Youth will engage in leadership development and training with the CPS Office of Student Health & Wellness, provide feedback on district-wide health and wellness projects and initiatives, and participate in youth-led projects to promote health and wellbeing for CPS students across the district. For more information, visit https://docs.google.com/document/d/1tikHRmeJIylUN_asgtGLYV2UWopxEXpPSLQgO3xddTE/edit 

IMMEDIATE OPENING - MIDDLE-SCHOOL MATH TEACHER, ST CLEMENT SCHOOL

St Clement School in Lincoln Park is urgently seeking a middle-school math teacher for the remainder of the school year. For more information, visit https://www.k12jobspot.com/Job/2509645 

PAID SUMMER FELLOWSHIP, PROJECT SYNCERE

Supporting and Amplifying Local Organizations Engaged in Playful Engineering-Based Learning Post-COVID is a grant funded by LEGO Foundation awarded to Tufts Center for Engineering Education and Outreach (CEEO), among other departments to support a diverse group of outreach organizations in the United States, Nepal, and Rwanda. As a part of this grant Chicago's Project SYNCERE organization is hiring several Playful Engineering Based Learning (PEBL) Fellows to facilitate hands-on K-8 workshops this summer and take part in weekly professional development around Playful Engineering-Based Learning. Fellows may be pre-service or in-service teachers interested in STEM education. For more information contact Adrienne Bolden at abolden@projectsyncere.org. Application deadline May 1st. Apply Here: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html 

EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHER, GLENVIEW PARK DISTRICT

The Glenview Park District is seeking to hire a year-round, part-time 20-37 hours/week) teacher for their Early Childhood Program (3-4 year old). Staff is responsible for day-to-day planning, organizing and conducting lessons and activities to promotes students’ social, physical, and intellectual growth. Applicants must be at least 19 and have 2 years of college/Associate’s Degree (60 hours) with 6 hours in ECE OR 1 year of college (30 hours) with 6 hours ECE (birth – 6 years) and 1 year (1560 Hours) of child development experience in a nursey school, kindergarten or licensed day care center; Bachelor’s degree preferred. Pay is starting at $18/hour with the possibility of benefits. To apply, visit https://www.applitrack.com/glenviewparks/onlineapp/default.aspx 

SPHERE SUMMIT
July 10-14 and July 24-28
Washington DC

The Cato Institute and the Sphere Education Initiative are excited to announce the return of Sphere Summit: Teaching Civic Culture Together for the Summer of 2022! Sphere Summit is a full-scholarship professional development program for grades 5–12 educators and administrators and will be held in-person in Washington, DC.This summer they are offering two in-person Summits:

  • July 10–14 for grades 5–12 educators and administrators.
  • July 24–28 for educators teaching AP, IB, or similar advanced subjects and alumni of a previous Sphere Summit.

Those who are accepted to participate in the Sphere Summit and successfully complete the program will be eligible for the following benefits:

  • Room and board included + $500 travel stipend upon completion of the Summit.
  • Access to exclusive conversations and events for Sphere alumni
  • Early access to exclusive opportunities to bring Sphere professional development opportunities to their school
  • 20+ hours of professional development, books, materials, lesson plans, and classroom resources.

Sphere Summit registrations are accepted on a rolling basis. Please visit 2022 Sphere Summit for more information and program updates. For more information and to apply for a scholarship, visit https://www.cato.org/sphere/about-sphere. Please contact events@cato.org  or call (202) 789-5229 for more information.

APRIL IS SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH

The Office of Health Promotion and Wellness is planning a series of events to address this important topic at DePaul.

  • Intersectionality Panel Series (Online events)
    This series addresses intersectionality between different identity/ population and sexual violence with a focus on communities that aren’t traditionally discussed enough to help raising awareness and deepening our understanding of the impact of SRV.
  • 4/22 2-3:30pm Know Your Rights: Response to Sexual Violence
    Know Your Right workshop includes students and survivors' rights on campus and off campus. Office of Gender Equity joins with HPW to explain details of Title IX policy and resources. HPW SRV specialist also discuss survivors' rights in Civil setting (court process, order of protection, medical access etc.) https://dehub.campusgroups.com/HPW/rsvp_boot?id=20758 
  • Clothesline Project: Exhibition on April 26th Tuesday 4-7pm
    Clothesline Project is a T-shirt display event to show support for survivors of violence. Throughout the month of April, HPW, Women's Center and SGA will be collaboratively offering space for students and staffs to decorate T-shirts. Each T-shirt represents the body of survivors, and anyone identified as a survivor or friends & family member of survivors are encouraged to make T-shirt as a part of self-expression and healing process. On April 26th, there will be an exhibition event at the Student Center Atrium. People can continue to decorate T-shirt during the exhibition events. https://dehub.campusgroups.com/HPW/rsvp_boot?id=21321 

TEDx DEPAUL UNIVERSITY

3 students, 2 faculty members and 1 staff member will take the signature red carpet stage for #TEDxDePaulUniversity on May 4. Get your tickets for the in-person event today.

March 28, 2022

WELCOME TO SPRING QUARTER!

We are happy to see our students back for Spring Quarter. A few reminders:

  • If you have any last-minute registration issues or questions, the College of Education Office of Advising is here to assist. The last day to register is Friday, April 1st and the last day to drop is Friday, April 8th so be sure to resolve all issues before then.
  • DePaul has decided that for the first two weeks of spring quarter, masks will continue to be required in all classrooms and labs. Starting April 11, masks will no longer be required. However, DePaul will remain a mask-friendly campus out of concern for fellow students and colleagues.

HAS A TEACHER MADE A DIFFERENCE IN YOUR LIFE?

Current DePaul seniors are encouraged to nominate a K-12 teacher that has had an impact on their educational journey for the 2022 Celebrating Teachers Award. Submissions must be received by noon on April 25, 2022 to be considered for this year's award. If your nomination is selected, students must be available to film an interview (either via Zoom or in-person) on a date between May 9-20, 2022. Teachers selected to be honored will, along with the students who nominated them, be invited to accept their awards at the June 9, 2022 College of Education Honors Convocation. Visit https://go.depaul.edu/celebratingteachers for more information and to submit a nomination.

APPLY TO BE THE COMMENCEMENT STUDENT SPEAKER

The deadline for students to apply has been extended to Friday, April 1. To be eligible, students must have graduated in Autumn 2021 or applied and be on track to graduate in Winter, Spring, or Summer 2022. Applicants must also be in good academic and disciplinary standing. Students can find more information and a link to the application site here: https://resources.depaul.edu/commencement/preparation/Pages/student-speaker-application.aspx

DEAN ZIONTS’ OFFICE HOURS THIS WEEK
Thursday, March 31 1:00PM-2:00PM CST
https://depaul.zoom.us/j/96680471738?from=addon 

If 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. Just click on the Zoom link above during the scheduled time. If the dean is already meeting with someone, he will meet with you in order of arrival.

SPRING QUARTER STUDENT TEACHING SCHOLARSHIP

If you are currently student teaching during this spring quarter, please take a moment to fill out the COE Student Teaching Scholarship application for the chance to receive funding assistance during your student teaching experience. Decisions will be announced during the Spring Quarter. Note: there is no essay requirement.
Deadline: Friday, April 8, 2022
To fill out the application:

  1. Visit: https://depaul.academicworks.com/ 
  2. Log in with your Campus Connect ID and password.
  3. Select Student Teaching Scholarship and complete in full. Those who have not yet completed the general application upon login will first be prompted to do so.

Note: The general application is separate from the Student Teaching Scholarship application; please be sure you have completed both.

CLINICAL SCHOOL STAFF POSITION, NEW HOPE ACADEMY

NewHope Academy, a therapeutic day school located in Arlington Heights, IL, is looking to fill openings for special education teachers, general education teachers, and counselor/clinical staff positions.
Clinical positions: https://www.applitrack.com/NewHope/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=CLINICAL 
All positions: https://www.applitrack.com/NewHope/onlineapp/ 

DEAN OF COMMUNITY LIFE, MARIAN CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL

Marian Catholic High School in Chicago Heights, Illinois, is seeking a Dean of Community Life to enforce the school’s disciplinary code in a way that embraces their Catholic and Dominican mission through a more reflective lens of student mental and emotional health, which encourages a spirit of order and respect for the rights of others, thus providing an atmosphere in which the individual and educational process can flourish. Requirements include a Master’s in Educational Leadership, a minimum five years experience in a high school, and a Professional Educator License (PEL) with a general administrative endorsement. For more information, visit https://www.marianchs.com/about/employment

MULTIPLE TEACHING POSITIONS, MARIAN CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL

Marian Catholic High School in Chicago Heights, Illinois, is seeking teachers for the 2022-2023 school year. Specifically, they are seeking to fill openings in Science (Human Anatomy and Forensic Science), Social Studies (World History and possibly a section of African-American History in Chicago) and Theology.
The ideal candidate will:

  • be joyful, flexible, communicative, collaborative, and tech savvy
  • enjoy working with students to foster a healthy, supportive classroom environment
  • be well-versed in modern teaching methods, including the use of the iPad in the classroom
  • have at least 1-2 years teaching experience in the subject
  • boast experience teaching students critical reading skills and analytical writing skills

For more information, visit https://www.marianchs.com/about/employment

PAID SUMMER RESEARCH INTERNSHIPS, LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO

Loyola University Chicago has funding from the National Science Foundation to provide summer research internships for students interested in teaching science at the high school level. The focus of this program is Biodiversity in an urban setting. For this program students will work full time in a Loyola faculty members lab during the summer and will participate in weekly professional development sessions. Participants will receive a $6,000 stipend and will provided funding to attend the Midwest Ecology & Evolution conference. To be eligible participants need to be pursuing or recently received a Bachelor’s degree in any field of Science or Math and be interested in secondary education, but have not completed their student teaching. This program is open to students from any university. Apply by April 4th at the following link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc8TJhCvc1mRgABf4 Mwj2cHVk0mWzpo_2M94qONGoLyS9HBWg/viewform?usp=sf_link 

FULL-TIME MATH TEACHING POSITION, EVANSTON TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL

Evanston Township High School is seeking to fil a full-time teaching position in the Mathematics Department. The thirty-seven member Mathematics Department’s course offerings range from Pre-Algebra to Multivariable Calculus, Linear Algebra and Advanced Topics in Math and include exciting transdisciplinary courses such as Algebra in Entrepreneurship, Algebra in Coding, Geometry in Construction, STEAM Design Thinking & Innovation, AP Computer Science and Data Science. Applicants must hold an Illinois Professional Educator License (PEL). A Master’s in Mathematics and experience in Computer Science and Statistics is preferred. Visit https://www.applitrack.com/D202/onlineapp/default.aspx to apply. 

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR – CAREER DEVELOPMENT, UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO

The Financial Mathematics Program (FinMath), a professional graduate program within the Department of Mathematics at The University of Chicago, is seeking an Assistant Director in their Career Development Office. The Assistant Director works with the Career Development Office (CDO) team to coach and prepare graduate students in the Financial Mathematics Program (FinMath) for securing internships and full-time employment. In addition to providing one-on-one and group advising support for students, the AD creates and facilitates innovative career management programming including classroom and virtual workshops, practice labs, special events and panels. This role also supports special event planning in support of alumni and employer relations. If interested in learning more, contact Alma Ceballos, Interim Director of Career Development, at almaceballos@uchicago.edu

GOLDEN APPLE SCHOLARS APPLICATION

Freshman and sophomores are encouraged to apply for the Golden Apple Scholars Program. The deadline to apply is April 1, 2022. Golden Apple Scholars receive:

  • Up to $23,000 in total financial assistance for college, inclusive of paid Scholar Institutes
  • Extensive classroom teaching experience
  • Academic and social-emotional support
  • Job placement assistance
  • Mentoring from our award-winning teaching faculty

For more information and to apply, visit https://www.goldenapple.org/scholars

NHAE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

The Network of Hispanic Administrators in Education is offering five $1000 scholarships to be awarded at their annual banquet on May 20, 2022. Bilingual education majors are encouraged to apply. Deadline is Monday, April 25, 2022. Download application.

FAMILY ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST, TURNING THE PAGE

Turning the Page (TTP), a dynamic non-profit organization that has engaged public school parents to be more active and effective participants in their children’s education for more than 23 years, is seeking educators to conduct one-on-one support sessions for families as part of our Mobile Meetings initiative. You will have the opportunity to work with public school families by sharing your wisdom and experience. This is a rewarding role that is ideal for educators passionate about improving public education and engaging public school families in programs that participants, including children, families, teachers and community partners, value and find meaningful. Pay is $50 per session and meeting summary. Interested in being a vital link between families, schools, and the community? E-mail Jason King at jking@turningthepage.org

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES, FORA

Forging Opportunities for Refugees in America (FORA) is seeking a Director of High Dosage Tutoring, a Community Outreach Coordinator, and an Enrichment Programs & VIrutal Tutoring Coordinator. Apply today to join the team at their Chicago office, fully committed to reversing the denial of basic rights to refugee youth. For more information and to apply, visit https://www.refugeefora.org/employment 

MIDDLE SCHOOL SCIENCE INSTRUCTOR, SACRED HEART SCHOOLS

Sacred Heart Schools is seeking a Middle School Science Instructor, whose chief responsibility will be to work within the scope of the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Education to teach Science within a differentiated classroom. As a member of the Middle School Faculty, this instructor will act as an advisor as well. Apply by submitting a cover letter and resume here: https://shschicago.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a239ccfbss7k 

DEPAUL UNIVERSITY NIGHT AT WRIGLEY FIELD
CUBS VS RAYS
APRIL 19, 2022 6:40PM

Join us on Tuesday, April 19 as students, faculty, staff, and alumni of DePaul University come together for DePaul Night at Wrigley Field. A portion of the proceeds from each DePaul ticket will be donated to the DePaul University Student Emergency Assistance Fund. For additional ticket and event information visit the DePaul University Night ticket page.

JOIN US FOR NETWORKING, FOOD, AND GAMES AT GLOBALDEPAULTALKS!

Join us Friday April 1st at 3pm for GlobalDePaulTalks – an informal networking space to make friends and ask questions. All students are welcome! Find out more and let us know you are coming by clicking here: http://go.depaul.edu/iss-gdt 

#BEINGBLACK AT DEPAUL
APRIL 1, 2022 6:00-8:00PM
https://bit.ly/3MAZBAG 

Join DePaul’s Black community for a panel discussion and conversation about the Black experience at DePaul.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHER AND TECHNOLOGY/COMPUTER TEACHER, MCNAIR ELEMENTARY

McNair Elementary School is hiring for two instructional positions, to begin in the fall:

  • Physical Education
  • Technology/Computers

Qualified applicants should send cover letters and resumes to Mr. Griffin, school counselor, at ajgriffin1@cps.edu, and Principal Whitfield at blwhitfield@cps.edu

FULL-TIME MATH TEACHER, DE LA SALLE INSTITUTE

De La Salle Institute is looking to hire a math teacher next year. This is a full-time teaching position beginning in August 2022. Applicants should email a letter of interest and resume to Dale Burke, Dean of Applied Sciences at burked@dls.org.

MULTIPLE POSITIONS, COMMUNITY CONSOLIDATED SCHOOLS DISTRICT 168

Community Consolidated Schools District 168, located in Sauk Village, IL, is seeking to fill a number of teaching positions at both the elementary and middle school level. For a complete list of available positions and to apply, visit Applitrack.

FULL-TIME SCIENCE TEACHER, LOYOLA ACADEMY

Loyola Academy, located in Wilmette, IL, is currently seeking a highly qualified individual to teach science for the 2022-2023 academic year. Experience teaching Physics is a plus but consideration will be given for Chemistry or Biology teaching depending on the candidate’s interest and experience. Candidates can visit their website to fill out an online application: Loyola Academy Employment

ASPIRING ADMINISTRATOR SCHOLARSHIP

The Illinois Principals Association (IPA) and the Illinois Council of Professors of Educational Administration (ICPEA) are offering six scholarships to aspiring administrators currently in a principal preparation program in Illinois. Two persons will be selected from each of the north, central, and southern regions of the state. Persons selected will have demonstrated a commitment to pursuing a pathway to a principal position. Submissions are due by July 15, 2022. Recipients will be notified by July 20, 2022.
The six people selected will receive:

  • Free registration to the Illinois Principals Association’s Aspiring Leaders Network
  • Free registration to the 2022 Illinois Principals Association Conference in Springfield
  • A stipend of $500 for room and board to attend the conference in Springfield Qualifying persons must be:
  • Enrolled in a principal preparation program at a college or university that is a member of ICPEA during the fall of 2022
  • Demonstrate a commitment to obtaining a principal position in Illinois after completing the program
  • Commit to attending the 51st Annual Illinois Principals Conference held October 16-18, 2022 in Springfield, IL
  • Commit to attending the Aspiring Leaders Network that begins August 2, 2022 in Bloomington, IL

To apply, send an email with your name, college, expected completion date and a brief explanation of your plan for transitioning into a school leadership position to Barbara Rieckhoff at brieckho@depaul.edu

By applying, you are assuring that you will attend the IPA conference October 16-18, 2022 and will participate int he Aspiring Leaders Network starting August 2, 2022.

SUMMER MIDDLE SCHOOL MATH TEACHER, GURRIE MIDDLE SCHOOL

Gurrie Middle School is seeking qualified candidates to fill a Middle School Mathematics Summer School Teacher role. The role of the summer school math teacher, under the supervision of the summer school coordinator, will be to provide a positive learning environment with academic support and intervention to middle school students. This candidate will create a student-centered classroom, while building rapport with students, parents, and staff. They will create an exemplar learning community and implement strategies for improving student achievement and growth. More information and application can be found here: https://www.applitrack.com/d105/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=Middle+School+Teaching 

CARDIOLOGY & CARDIOPULMONARY REHAB INTERNSHIP

The Cardiology Department at Swedish Covenant Hospital is proud to offer an internship program for current Exercise Science students seeking clinical experience in cardiac rehabilitation and stress testing. The minimum required number of hours for completion is 480 hours (12 weeks), unless specified differently by the University. Students may elect to complete as many as 640 hours (16 weeks). The goal is to provide students with a fun, engaging, hands-on learning experience to prepare for work in the field. In addition, the knowledge and experience gained during the internship will help to prepare students to pass the ACSM Certification Exams. In exchange, students are expected to be hard workers and to show a desire to learn. To apply for consideration, students must submit a resume, transcripts, and 2 letters of recommendation to Courtney Carlson, Internship Coordinator at ccarlson@schosp.org

PRINCIPAL, ST HELEN ELEMENTARY

St Helen School in Ukrainian Village is seeking a principal. The elementary school principal is the administrator, faith and instructional leader of the local school, and serves as the executive officer of the local governance board in a Catholic school of the Archdiocese of Chicago. In addition, the principal oversees the fiscal vitality of the school. The elementary school principal is hired by and is accountable to the pastor or the juridic person for the operation of the school. Successful applicants are expected to be a practicing Catholic with a master's degree, state certification in administration and a minimum 3 years professional experience in a Catholic school. Interested candidates can reach out directly to Fr. Claudio Diaz at at (773) 235-3575.

PROGRAMMING INSTRUCTOR, WHIZARA

Whizara offers student-centered, highly engaging and interactive coding courses for K-12 students. The company is looking for enthusiastic, high-energy computer programming instructors in nearby areas for its in-person coding classes. Interested candidates can mail their resume to pol@whizara.com with the subject line “Computer Programming Instructor”

COMMUNITY PARTNERS PAID INTERNSHIP, EGAN OFFICE

Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to apply for the Community Partners Paid Internship within The Egan Office for Urban Education and Community Partnerships. Applicants must be work-study eligible and be willing to travel and work 15-25 hours/week. Paid internships are year-long with positions ranging from graphic design, community organizing, social media coordinators, administrative assistants, marketing specialists, research assistants, adult literacy (ESL), youth development and tutors. Employment begins August 22, 2022. To apply visit the Campus Job Board.

TEACHING POSITONS, MATERNITY BVM

Maternity BVM is hiring! They are looking for candidates with a bachelor’s degree (PEL preferred) and a shared interest in BVM’S mission and vision. They offer a small, family-like atmosphere; tuition assistance and additional stipends; and high-quality professional development. Interested parties should send resumes to cmolina@maternitybvmchicago.com

MULTIPLE POSITIONS, FAITH HOPE SCHOOL

Faith Hope in Winnetka is seeking a full-time Assistant Principal, full-time 4th grade teacher, 2 full-time early childhood education teachers and a part time aide. For more information, contact Principal Tom Meagher Ed.D. at tmeagher@faithhopeschool.org or 847.446.0031.

CONGRATULATIONS GRADUATES!

DePaul’s 123rd commencement ceremony was held this past weekend, June 11-12. If you missed the ceremony, you can watch the livestream video here. A PDF copy of the commencement program can be found here.

DEAN ZIONTS’ OFFICE HOURS

Dean Zionts’ Office Hours will be taking a hiatus over the summer but will return in the fall. If you wish to speak with Dean Zionts on a one-on-one basis about any issue, please email education@depaul.edu and we will set up a time for you to speak with him.

CELEBRATING TEACHERS

At the June 9 College of Education Honors Convocation, we recognized four K-12 teachers that have impacted the lives of members of DePaul’s Class of 2022. The Celebrating Teachers Award honorees were

  • Maria Cecilia Borrero, nominated by Daniela Tovar
  • Cheryl Janucz, nominated by Mahum Ihaba Ahmed
  • Asa Gordon, nominated by Rita Rodriguez
  • Stephen Johnson, nominated by Megan Lund

To view the video shown at the ceremony and to view a list of past honorees, visit go.depaul.edu/CelebratingTeachers

MISSED THE SPRING FORUM? WATCH IT ON YOUTUBE

The 2022 Spring Forum: Supporting Educators in Challenging Times was held virtually this past Tuesday. Panelists Kristine Argue-Mason (Executive Director, Partnership for Resilience), Tanyelle Hannah (Principal, Benjamin E. Mays Elementary Academy, Chicago), Kirsten Perry (Social-Emotional Learning Specialist, CPS; Past President, Illinois School Counselor) and Dr. Monique Redeaux-Smith (Professional Issues Director, Illinois Federation of Teachers) discussed the issues that are contributing to educator stress and how to create caring, supportive school communities that offer solutions. A recording of the forum can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/sfP-QJJHsLs 

SPHERE SUMMIT
July 10-14 and July 24-28
Washington DC

The Cato Institute and the Sphere Education Initiative are excited to announce the return of Sphere Summit: Teaching Civic Culture Together for the Summer of 2022! Sphere Summit is a full-scholarship professional development program for grades 5–12 educators and administrators and will be held in-person in Washington, DC.This summer they are offering two in-person Summits:

  • July 10–14 for grades 5–12 educators and administrators.
  • July 24–28 for educators teaching AP, IB, or similar advanced subjects and alumni of a previous Sphere Summit.

Those who are accepted to participate in the Sphere Summit and successfully complete the program will be eligible for the following benefits:

  • Room and board included + $500 travel stipend upon completion of the Summit.
  • Access to exclusive conversations and events for Sphere alumni
  • Early access to exclusive opportunities to bring Sphere professional development opportunities to their school
  • 20+ hours of professional development, books, materials, lesson plans, and classroom resources.

Sphere Summit registrations are accepted on a rolling basis. Please visit 2022 Sphere Summit for more information and program updates. For more information and to apply for a scholarship, visit https://www.cato.org/sphere/about-sphere. Please contact events@cato.org  or call (202) 789-5229 for more information.

UIC SUMMER INSTITUTE ON SUSTAINABILITY & ENERGY

The Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy (SISE) is an annual two-week "boot camp" on energy and sustainability. SISE 2022 will consider how neighborhoods and underserved communities will confront the complex challenges of climate change, and how those needs and desires may differ from group to group and city to city. Applications to participate as a fellow are currently being accepted. Fellows receive direct access to speakers and panelists during the program. Eligibility for new applicants in 2022 is restricted to those who meet these three criteria —

  • lives within Chicago or be able to commute to/from the city
  • vaccinated against Covid-19 (based on University of Illinois guidelines)
  • is a student (senior-level undergraduate, graduate student) or has completed a degree/professional program

For more information or to apply, visit https://uicsise.com/qanda 

Check out the COE events page to see what else is coming up.

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