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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. The Weekly Updates email is sent on Mondays from the COE Advising Office to all current students.
COE Students, registration week for summer and fall classes is here! Please check your appointment for your time to register. If you have questions regarding your course selections, you can contact your advisor in BlueStar or by email to schedule a virtual appointment. Find your advisor
Monday, May 10th from 6:00-7:30pm Facing History and Ourselves will be offering a spring seminar for our COE students and community. This workshop will be facilitated by Felicia Clotworthy from Facing History and Ourselves and will feature many interactive opportunities for students to reflect and engage with others around Facing History materials. All COE students are welcome! RSVP here to receive the zoom link to attend.
Thursday, May 6 from 10:00am – 11:00am CSThttps://depaul.zoom.us/j/94747809134?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, you will be taken to the waiting room and you will be let in in order of arrival.
Thursday, May 27 from 4:00 – 5:00pm CSThttps://depaul.zoom.us/j/94034976984?from=addon Dean Paul Zionts will be hosting another Update and Q&A session for COE students viaZoom. The dean will be happy to address topics of interest to students such as graduation and fall quarter plans to return to campus. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
This Thursday, get your COVID-19 vaccine and wear DePaul blue for the DePaul University Vaccination Day at Cook County Health's suburban mass vaccination sites. Cook County Health is partnering with DePaul to offer the COVID-19 vaccine on May 6 to DePaul faculty, staff, students and their families. More information.
While the commencement ceremony will be hosted online, the Class of 2021 is invited to celebrate their accomplishments at a new event, Graduation Celebration. Held outdoors on the Lincoln Park campus from May 19-28, this commencement-themed event will have a variety of activities in which graduates and their two guests can participate. If you are interested, you must REGISTER for a date and time. You are advised to do so ASAP as they are first-come, first-served. More information can be found in Newsline.
Were you unable to attend this year’s spring forum, Educating for an Equitable Democracy? You can still view the live stream on YouTube: https://youtu.be/D_qoE17LW_8
The spring 2021 Student Government Association (SGA) election is taking place soon. Voting starts next Monday May 10, 2021 and runs through May 13, 2021. Review the ballot here: https://dehub.campusgroups.com/sga/sga-elections/ Vote here: votesga.depaul.edu If you have any questions, email Jane Pallos
St Mark’s Preschool in Glen Ellyn is seeking a lead teacher. This part-time position as a member of the teaching team in the Reggio Emilia inspired, mixed-age classroom begins August 1, 2021. More information.
Harand Camp of the Theatre Arts - a performing arts, sports & activities camp located at Carthage College in Kenosha, WI - is still seeking a few Camp Counselors (age 18+) and an Activities Coordinator (21+) for this summer (June 15-August 3, 2021). Important Note for 2021: All Counselors & Staff must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by June 15! More information.
Wayland Academy an independent, coed college preparatory school for boarding and day students in Beaver Dam, WI has openings for a Biology teacher, Chemistry teacher, Math teacher and a Physics teacher. These positions involve teaching a full load (four sections) in their subject matter and other courses. Employees also serve as coaches, mentors and dorm supervisors. More information.
Friday, May 7 from 1:00pm-3:00pm CSTRegister on HandshakeJoin career experts, diverse alumni, and fellow students as you prepare for your successful job search through this new, virtual event. This event will provide you with practical tools and strategies that you can use as you search for your first professional position or internship. There will be four workshops running twice during the summit. Attendees can choose the workshops they attend and will receive a resource booklet with information on every topic. The resource booklet will also provide up to date lists of employers dedicated to diversity recruiting. Available workshops include: Interview Tips & Tools: Learn how to stand out and wow the interviewer by honing your personal brand and interview techniquesMaking a Resume That Stands Out: Prepare to craft or update your resume as you identify and learn how to articulate your most marketable skills on this important document. Job Search & Acceptance: Learn how to find and successfully apply for the jobs you want, as well as how to negotiate a strong offer Exploring Your Options: You don’t need to have everything figured out! This session will help you develop the know-how to explore and narrow down rewarding career paths that fit your interests, skills, and values.
Current DePaul seniors are encouraged to nominate a K-12 teacher that has had an impact on their educational journey. Teachers selected to be honored will, along with the students who nominated them, be invited to virtually accept their awards at the June 10, 2021 College of Education Honors Convocation. For more information and to nominate a teacher who has made a difference in your life, visit go.depaul.edu/CelebratingTeachers. Submissions must be received by noon on May 10, 2021 to be considered for this year's award.
As announced last week, DePaul has decided to require students to be vaccinated for COVID-19 when the 2021-22 academic year begins. This requirement covers all undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in all degree programs who intend to be on campus for any period of time starting in the fall 2021 term. While documented medical and religious exemptions will be accommodated, it is expected that the vast majority of students will be vaccinated.
To help provide equitable access to our community, DePaul will host a Moderna vaccine clinic for students, faculty and staff on campus next week on April 27-30 (Tuesday through Friday) from 4 – 8 p.m. in the Lincoln Park Student Center, 2250 N. Sheffield Ave. There are no residency restrictions. The Moderna vaccine can only be given to individuals ages 18 and over. Please bring the proof of your DePaul affiliation specified in the email invite with you to your appointment.
Please check your @depaul.edu email account for the signup link and more information. (The same signup link works for all four days.) Appointments are required.
Having difficulty getting assignments in on time? Was last quarter difficult? Has anxiety gotten in your way? Are you finding online learning challenging? It is time for you to “Get Unstuck” by starting the quarter with an academic counselor. The COE Academic Success Center (ASC) offers individual coaching and support to all DePaul students. We can help you reach your academic goal by assisting with organization, time management, dealing with anxiety, study strategies and other challenges that keep you stuck. To sign up for the Get Unstuck program, email email@example.com.
Wednesday, April 28 from 4:00pm – 5:00pm CST https://depaul.zoom.us/j/93436408883?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, you will be taken to the waiting room and you will be let in in order of arrival.
Wee Care Preschool is seeking qualified Lead Teachers and Assistant Teachers to work for our Early Childhood Centers located in East Lakeview. Lead Teacher must hold requisite ECE college coursework and have experience working with children between the ages of 3 months and 5 years. Lead teachers are responsible for maintaining classroom order and routine as well as implementing weekly lesson plan. Associate teachers must have requisite experience working with children ranging from 3 months old to 5 years old. Please email resume and credentials to firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange an interview.
Soul City Church is launching a new internship program made up of a cohort of interns serving in various roles within the different ministries of Soul City Church for either a stipend or college credit. Specifically, one of these placements will be a Soul City Kids & Camp Intern, which would be a great fit for students in the Early Childhood/Elementary Education program. Questions can be directed to Courtney Kalous. View job description.
Gies Career Services at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign has a Coordinator position available. This is an entry level position and great for a graduate student graduating in May who has some experience working (Part Time/Internship) in student services. The application timeline is short. The position closes on April 29th. View job board.
Child First Academy is seeking Lead Teachers and Teacher Assistants with a passion for early childhood. Applicants must meet DCFS requirements for the positions and must be able to pass a background check. A degree in early childhood education is a plus. This is a full-time position and salary ranges from $15-$20/hour based on level of experience. More information.
Blooming Bud Daycare Center has multiple teaching opportunities available including part-time and full-time options. Apply now.
June 21-22, 2021The Illinois New Teacher Collaborative Beginning Teacher Conference will be virtual and center around critical issues supporting beginning teachers. Over the two days, participants will have opportunities to attend breakout sessions and featured speakers which will help them create more effective and supportive learning environments for students in PreK-12 settings. Participants include preservice and beginning teachers from across the state. Registration is free.
Get vaccinated in Lincoln Park for COVID-19 on April 22! Appointments are open to Chicago residents 16 years and older in phases 1 and 2. Visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pfizer-covid-19-vaccination-clinic-april-22-tickets-150668498535 for info and to register. .
Wednesday, April 21 from 1:00 – 2:00pm CSThttps://depaul.zoom.us/j/91374550858?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, you will be taken to the waiting room and you will be let in in order of arrival. .
Sunday, April 25 at 3:00pm CSThttps://depaul.zoom.us/j/94135028093 The Academic Success Center is offering a free workshop for those preparing for the NCE exam. .
The Inaugural Virtual Student Festival/Forum on Freedom, Justice and Dignity, a showcase of visual and performance artists to convey ideas of freedom, justice and dignity, premiered on March 20, 2021. The program featured informational thematic transitions and public service announcements to call attention to issues plaguing our communities, especially in this unique time in history. COE’s own Dr Horace Hall and Dr Stephen Haymes were instrumental in the creation of this event. The recording is available on YouTube. .
Roycemore School in Evanston, IL is seeking to fill a number of positions for the next academic year.Advancement Coordinator Middle and Upper School Humanities – English TeacherPhysical Education, Nutrition, Wellness Teacher and CoachPart-Time Physical Education Teacher
Taft High School in Norwood Park is looking to hire teachers for a handful of openings, specifically a couple AP Computer Science Principles positions. They are looking for someone who is interested in computers and data - and willing to take AP training. Taft is piloting the AP Computer Science Principles course and would like to work with teachers looking to grow with them in this environment. Interested parties should reach out to Lauren Zucchero, Taft High School CTE and IBCP Coordinator for more information.
Maternity BVM Elementary School in Humboldt Park anticipates 3 open teacher positions next year. 4th Grade Teacher - Posting ID 111245th Grade Teacher - Posting ID 11125Language Arts Teacher (6th through 8th Grade) - Posting ID 11126
Cowherd Middle School in East Aurora is seeking a maternity sub from May 10- June 4 7:15am-2:45 pm. The position would be for three sections of 8th grade Math (Algebra) and one section of 7th grade Science where they would be teaching about human cells. Students are both in person (hybrid and remote) two days a week and the rest of the week remote. Interested parties should contact Michele Kandl, Assistant Principal.
Wednesday, April 28 from 4:00pm-5:00pmThe Career Center will be hosting How I Got This Job & Other Lessons from a First Year Teacher. Please register via Handshake with your Campus Connect log in. If you cannot attend the event live, a recording of the event will be made available. .
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 from 6:00-7:30pm CST via ZoomThe DePaul University Institute for Daisaku Ikeda Studies in Education is pleased to welcome Cynthia B. Dillard to give the 2021 Ikeda Lecture, “Black Feminism and Society for Education.” The Mary Frances Early Professor of Teacher Education at the University of Georgia, Dr. Dillard is an internationally renowned author and educator. In this lecture, Dr. Dillard will bring her influential work and perspectives into dialogue with Daisaku Ikeda’s, especially engaging his proposal for a paradigm shift from education that serves society’s interests to society serving the essential needs of education. This event is free and open to the public. Please register here for the link.
Wednesday, April 28 from 5:30 - 6:30pm CST Via YouTube livestream, join a panel of educators to discuss what civic education for our times should like.
For more information, contact Dr. Diane Horwitz at email@example.com. REGISTER HERE: https://forms.gle/m7LYapRajHawN3Wu8
Wednesday, April 14 from 2:00 – 3:00pm CSThttps://depaul.zoom.us/j/96766098879?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, you will be taken to the waiting room and you will be let in in order of arrival.
Students, please take time to confirm that your mailing address is up-to-date in Campus Connect. You can do this by clicking on link in the yellow banner at the top of the login page and then selecting “Addresses” in the left-hand navigation.
This spring quarter, Dr. Sonia Soltero will be hosting a BBE 402: Designing Language Programs Speaker Series. This event series is open to ALL students interested in attending and features speakers from CPS, ISBE, and the award-wining and nationally recognized Newcomer Center. If you are interested in attending one or more of the sessions listed below, please click on the event title to register and get the Zoom link information.
Graduate (Master’s and Doctoral) students interested in applying for a Graduate Assistantship must do so by Thursday, April 15 at 11:59pm CST. Check out the Student Employment page on our website for application details. If you have questions, please contact Nikki Nudo.
Trinity Preschool in Mount Prospect is seeking a dynamic director to lead their staff as they reopen their program this fall. The program, serving children ages 2-5, is open to persons of all religious backgrounds. Qualified candidates must be director qualified according to CDFS mandate. This is a part-time position (25-30 hours/week). For more information and/or to apply, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jones College Prep is seeking to fill an anticipated full-time social studies teacher vacancy for the 2021-2022 school year. We anticipate a full-time social studies teacher vacancy for the 2021-2022 school year. Located on State Street in the heart of The Loop, Jones is one of the top college prep high schools in the city of Chicago, ranking 3rd in Illinois and 66th nationally in US News and World Report. Jones is one of the few high schools to receive the prestigious National Blue Ribbon School Award three times (2006, 2021, 2020). The successful candidate must be certified to teach a range of social studies subject areas, including history, government, economics, etc. Prior successful teaching experience is preferred, but not required. More information.
Imagine Day Camp in Winnetka is currently looking to hire an Outdoor Sports/Activities teacher, a Science teacher, a Drama teacher, and a Music teacher for their upcoming summer. Camp runs from 8:30 AM - 12 PM from Monday, June 14th - Friday, July 23rd, and junior teachers (undergraduates) start between $15-$17/hr, while those who have graduated begin at $21/hr. Classes/activities run for 25-30 minutes and will be for 3-year-olds - incoming 2nd graders. This year, camp will be located at Winnetka Covenant Church (no affiliation, as Imagine is not a religious camp), which is about a ~25-30 minute drive from campus. More information.
Schaumburg High School in Schaumburg, IL is seeking a long-term substitute teaching position from April 16th- May 28th (Monday-Fridays). The hours would be 7 a.m. until 2:45 each day. The subjects taught would be biology, Earth science, and environmental studies. The current teacher would provide lesson plans for the courses. The current model that is in place at Schaumburg is hybrid, so some students would be in the classroom with the long-term substitute teacher and the teacher will also be required to simultaneously Zoom with the students that are learning remotely. Applicant would need to complete the substitute requirements listed on the District 211 website link (https://adc.d211.org/Page/7543). Anyone that is interested should email Kristen Favia at email@example.com.
This Thursday (4/15) at 3:00pm, the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity will host a virtual conversation with Robin DiAngelo, author of the award-winning book “White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism." Organizers of the event hope to generate conversations around structural and systemic racism, whiteness, and white privilege and fragility. All are welcome to RSVP and attend.
Sponsored by the Office of Health Promotion and Wellness, DePaul faculty member Amanda MacDonald and DePaul student Rylie Terrion will be hosting calming yet energizing sessions of meditative exercises to help you feel your best throughout the week. These zoom sessions will be offered on the following dates from 4:15pm – 4:45pm (CST). Start your week off right.
The Center for Black Diaspora at DePaul University just launched its Emerging Scholars/Creatives Series this spring with this season's theme of Black Feminism-s. You are invited to attend the first event on April 20, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. with Sarah Scriven, a graduate student in Women & Genders Studies at University of Maryland - College Park. Her talk will focus on the life and legacy of Reverend Doctor Pauli Murray through an examination of two events: Murray's 1935 arrest for picketing the New York Amsterdam News and Murray's 1940 arrest for defying bus segregation laws in Virginia. To participate, please register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/emerging-scholarscreatives-series-black-feminisms-with-sarah-scriven-tickets-149155374741
While vaccine eligibility is more widely available, the DePaul community must stay vigilant to stop the spread of COVID-19 and #TakeCareDePaul. Remember these 3 guidelines: https://resources.depaul.edu/newsline/sections/campus-and-community/Pages/reminders-for-spring-quarter.aspx
Thursday, April 8 from 11:00am – 12:00pm CST https://depaul.zoom.us/j/99138685439?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, you will be taken to the waiting room and you will be let in in order of arrival.
St. Thomas of Canterbury and St. Mary of the Lake Schools have full time primary teaching openings for next school year. Positions will be in person at either campus. Interested candidates should apply here or here.
The DePaul Division of Mission and Ministry is seeking a project manager for faculty and staff mission engagement to serve as an integral part of the faculty and staff engagement team and contribute to the planning, execution and evaluation of a menu of mission engagement programs for DePaul's faculty and staff. The Project Manager is responsible for managing event planning, participation tracking systems, and assessment/evaluation metrics for all Faculty and Staff Engagement (FASE) programs, while playing a lead role in FASE communications. The Project Manager will also play an active role in managing operational details for several FASE programs, including the Vincentian Heritage Tours, the Vincentian Endowment Fund, the Mission Ambassadors, and the Vincentian Mission Institute program. More information.
The DePaul Activities Board has put together a spring calendar full of events… some are even in person! To view a list of events and to register to attend, visit their website.
Join the online email-based Refresh Sleep program to learn tips and resources to get a better night’s rest. Those that complete the program are entered into a raffle to win a Phillips sleep and wake-up alarm clock or a FREE subscription to Headspace. Visit https://tinyurl.com/refreshyoursleep.
The Office of Health Promotion and Wellness is offering the following events:
Want free DePaul merch? This April is Financial Literacy Month and starting April 5th the Financial Fitness office is taking over DePaul Central’s social media to give students all kinds of amazing resources and information. Students who attend at least 1 of the Financial Literacy Events will get FREE merch shipped directly to them. Follow @depaulcentral for more information!
If you haven’t yet registered for spring quarter classes, please do so ASAP. The last day to add classes is Monday, April 5 at 11:59pm. Please register for all classes by Thursday, April 1 so advisors are available to assist, if needed, as the university is closed on Friday. If you are trying to register for a College of Education course that is closed, please add yourself to the waitlist before Thursday. For questions regarding waitlists, please contact Sandra Tanksley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Advising Appointments: Advisors are available to answer any registration questions. Please contact your advisor via email with the subject line “Spring Quarter Advising Needed” and we will arrange a meeting/phone appointment to address your request right away. You can also schedule an appointment via BlueStar.
Thursday, April 1 from 12:00 – 1:00pm CSThttps://depaul.zoom.us/j/98274345377?from=addon 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 email@example.com.
Wednesday, March 31 from 3:00 – 4:00pm CSThttps://depaul.zoom.us/j/95744201836?from=addon If you would prefer 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, you will be taken to the waiting room and you will be let in in order of arrival.
Chicago Survivors provides crisis intervention services, supportive counseling, case management and court accompaniment for surviving family members of homicides in Chicago. We are currently seeking applicants for a Family Support Specialist (FSS) position. FSSs provides six months of case management and supportive counseling services to surviving family members. Candidates should have a background in social work and/or counseling. Preference will be given to those with experience in trauma-informed victim services and case management. Candidates should also possess excellent verbal and written communications skills, a high level of integrity and personal maturity, and demonstrate a passion for working with survivors. View Job Description and Apply. .
The Office of Health Promotion and Wellness currently has an number of positions open to students. .
Graduate Health Intern.
HEAT Peer Educators.
The DePaul Division of Student Affairs is still actively recruiting to fill graduate assistantships for the 2021-2022 academic year. Graduate students will be able to view and apply for the assistantships through the Campus Job Board. More information. .
The STEAMbassadors program is seeking college students, 18-24 years old, to work as STEAM Mentors during summer 2021. The initiative empowers college students (attending partnering two- and four-year institutions) to discover and strengthen their STEAM interests through mentorship and creative activity. STEAMbassadors are trained to engage elementary and middle-school aged youth in STEAM activities such as coding music, flying drones, building machines, and writing stories in online and face-to-face informal learning spaces. This year we will also have opportunities for mentors to choose from various summer employment placements in addition to leading camps. For example, hired mentors will be able to apply to work as leads in a tech lab, GIS mapping initiative, and more! We especially seek to hire mentors who match the racial identities of youth we are serving in different communities, prioritizing students who identify as Black, Indigenous, or Latinx. For more information and to apply, visit: https://steamville.org/apply.
Argonne National Laboratory, one of the U.S. Department of Energy’s major research centers is pleased to announce two new opportunities for Undergraduate students to join the Argonne team as interns in its Education Programs and Outreach division! Student Coordinator Student Program Intern
Supplemental Instruction (SI) is a free program operating out of the Center for Teaching and Learning at DePaul University that aims to help students successfully complete the toughest courses at DePaul through peer-assisted study sessions. They are currently seeking Math & Computer Science SI Leaders. Becoming an Online Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leader is a great opportunity to enhance your leadership skills while helping peers succeed in their educational goals. For more information about this position, log in to Campus Job Board and search "Supplemental Instruction Leader". Please firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. .
Career Community Ambassadors work with the Education, Nonprofit, & Government (ENPG) Career Community Advisors to provide industry-specific career advising, deliver community-specific outreach and career education, support marketing and social media efforts, and partner with their career community teams to engage with students, alumni, and employers. The ENPG community meets the needs of students and alumni interested in serving the public in various roles and settings including both k-12 and higher education, public service, social service, community agencies, museums, and professional organizations. Check out the full job description and apply on the Campus Job Board. .
Elizabeth Meyer School in Skokie is seeking a long-term sub to begin April 5. More information can be found here. .
You are invited to a very special virtual book launch event celebrating the upcoming release of Hope and Joy in Education: Engaging Daisaku Ikeda Across Curriculum and Context. Held on Thursday, April 15th at 7:00pm EST, the eve of the book's official release, this event will feature a discussion between the editors Isabel Nuñez and DePaul College of Education professor, Jason Goulah. Please join us to learn more about the book, the inspiration behind the project, and the significance of its message of revitalizing hope and re-establishing joy in education at this time! RSVP here. .
The McNair Scholars Program at DePaul is currently recruiting rising juniors and seniors for the 2021-2022 academic year. The McNair Scholars Program prepares carefully selected undergraduate students who identify as low-income and first-generation college students, or members of underrepresented groups in higher education, for doctoral study and faculty careers. They will be hosting two informational sessions on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, from 5 – 6 PM CST, and Tuesday, April 13, 2021, from 3 – 4 PM CST. By attending an info session, you will have the opportunity to learn more about the nuts and bolts of the program, including the mission, eligibility criteria, curriculum, available resources, and the application process, and also have a chance to hear from current McNair Scholars’ experiences. RSVP to attend an informational session.
Want free DePaul merch? This April is Financial Literacy Month and starting April 5th the Financial Fitness office is taking over DePaul Central’s social media to give students all kinds of amazing resources and information. Students who attend at least 1 of the Financial Literacy Events will get FREE merch shipped directly to them. Follow @depaulcentral for more info
Be sure to visit https://dehub.campusgroups.com/events to find a listing of the virtual events being offered by student organizations this week!