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New This Week!

Winter Merida Program Applications due May 1st

Professor Susana Martínez in Modern Languages is leading the Study Abroad program to Mérida, Mexico next winter. The program is a wonderful quarter-long experience that includes Spanish language courses (all levels), service learning in the Mayan communities working with mothers and children, homestays & meals, fieldtrips, and her course on Mexican cinema. Applications are due May 1.

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Contact Marty McGivern for advising
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Arizona Opportunities for Teachers

If "spring" in Chicago is making you dream of warmer climates, you may be interested in the Academies of Math and Science in Arizona. They are currently seeking candidates for the following positions for Fall 2018:

  • Tucson – Middle School Math Teacher
  • Tucson – 4th and 5th Grade Teachers
  • Phoenix – K-5 Elementary Teachers
  • Phoenix – Middle School Math Teachers
  • Phoenix – K-8 Music Teachers
  • Phoenix – Dean of Students
  • Phoenix – Instructional Coach
  • Phoenix – Assistant Principal

Want more information?

Contact Emily Chavez, Manager of Marketing and Recruitment


Fulbright Competition Now Open

The U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, in cooperation with the Institute of International Education, are pleased to announce the launch of the 2018-2019 Fulbright U.S. Student Program application.

Since 1946, the Fulbright U.S. Student Program has provided emerging American leaders with an unparalleled opportunity to study, conduct research, and serve as English teaching assistants abroad in order to build lasting connections between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program currently awards over 1,900 grants annually and operates in more than 140 countries worldwide.

In addition to hundreds of traditional study and research grants, the Fulbright U.S. Student Program currently offers more than 1,000 Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship awards to over 70 countries.

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program selects participants through a competitive, merit-based application process, and offers several benefits during the period of the grant. These include funding for round-trip travel, living expenses for one academic year, and healthcare benefits.

Want more information?

Download Flyer


Opportunity at Tulsa Early Childhood

Tulsa Early Childhood is seeking a Director of REsearch Partnerships for the Birth through Eight Strategy for Tulsa.

Want more information?

Download Flyer


Mary Crane Center in Rogers Park

Mary Crane Center in Rogers Park is looking for a Lead Teacher and Teacher Assistant.

Want more information?

Download Flyer


Camp Kamaji is Hiring Summer Staff

Kamaji is a residential summer camp for girls located in Northern Minnesota. Each summer, 150 girls (ages 7-15) and 80+ staff members come together to enjoy the magic of camping. They are currently looking for female cabin counselors who teach one of the following activities: photography (dark room experience required), tennis, windsurfing, standup paddle boarding, climbing wall and low ropes, canoe, kayak, fishing and waterskiing.

Want more information?

Download Flyer


French Opportunities

French teachers are needed for the following positions:

  • TWO French vacancies at Thornton Township
  • Full-time French teacher travelling position - Downers Grove North and South
  • Full-time French teacher travelling position will be a 1.0 FTE position split between Dundee-Crown High School and Hampshire High School, with ample travel time between the two buildings. Three classes of French plus one Credit Recovery class will be at Dundee-Crown, one French class at Hampshire in the afternoon.
  • Also, Professor Clara Orban will be teaching an intensive seminar on French Stylistics, which could be of interest to high-school teachers in the region seeking continuing education. Furthermore, this 4-credit course is being offered on a special schedule that meets in the evenings and finishes in two weeks, so it lends itself to a teacher’s schedule (and gives the participants time to enjoy the full months of July and August!).


    Open Position at The Career Center at Illinois

    Career Center at Illinois is seeking applicants for our position of Assistant Director for Student Outreach. This position provides leadership for student outreach as a member of the Career Education Team and focuses on leading and managing the Career Services Paraprofessional Program (peer-to-peer career services) and outreach to student organizations.

    Want more information?

    View Job Description


    JCFS/JVS Chicago Opportunity for Counseling Graduates

    Jewish Child & Family Services (JCFS) provides vital, individualized, results-driven, therapeutic and supportive services for thousands of children, adults and families of all backgrounds each year.

    JCFS is looking to hire a Clinician for our Intensive Placement Stabilization/Maintaining Adoption Connections (IPS/MAC) program who renders direct clinical services to clients within agency policies and programs.

    Want more information?

    View Job Posting


    The Trails School for Early Learning

    The Trails School for Early Learning prepares young children to be critical thinkers, lifelong learners and compassionate citizens. Relationships amongst the children, teachers and families serve as the foundation of our school and are built on mutual respect, trust and warmth. We welcome families and teachers from diverse backgrounds into a beautiful and environmentally-conscious learning environment that evokes a feeling of familiarity and belonging. They are currently looking to hire a Lead Teacher and an Assistant Teacher.

    Want more information?

    View Job Posting


    Ongoing Announcements

    College of Education Spring Education Issues Forum

    We are witnessing an extraordinary time of high school student civic engagement and activism. From the March for Our Lives and high school walkouts this month, to interest in electoral activity to organizing around immigration issues to involvement in school equity issues, high school students are speaking out on issues that matter to them.

    On May 1st, a panel of high school students will discuss their work on:

    • Gun control and gun violence in schools and the community
    • Supporting immigrant students and organizing for fair immigration laws
    • Advocating for equity: Chicago school closings; budget cuts and resources for neighborhood schools
    • Becoming involved in electoral activity: voting, campaigning, engaging the issues of the day

    Panelists will include students who were leaders in their high school walkouts on gun violence and the March for Our Lives protest; students who are fighting to keep Englewood schools open; others who brought students to the polls for early voting and served as election judges. Heather Van Benthuysen from the CPS Office of Civic Engagement and former high school teacher will offer ideas about how to encourage and support civic engagement. The panel will be followed by small group discussions.

    3 CPDUs are available; IEIN required.

    Want more information?

    Download Flyer


    IUN Teacher Recruitment Fair

    The School of Education at Indiana University Northwest is hosting a Teacher Recruitment Fair on Friday, 20 April 2018 and invites graduating students and alumni who are qualified to teach in Indiana to participate. Many school districts, charter and private school hiring personnel from all over Northwest Indiana will be on hand to interview and hire candidates for all types of teaching jobs in addition to school leadership positions (principals, assistant principals, etc.).

    Want more information?

    Download Flyer


    Open House for Elementary Teachers

    In anticipation of a number of openings at Sandra Cisneros Elementary and across the ACERO/UNO Network for next school year and in an effort to help candidates learn more about our schools, and to meet quality candidates, ACERO/UNO are hosting an event from 1pm-4pm at Cisneros on April 27th. It will run mostly like an open house and will give candidates the opportunity to meet administration, teachers and students, observe classrooms and participate in an after school event.

    Want to register?

    Visit Website


    Nomination for Excellence in Teaching Awards

    Teaching is at the core of what faculty members do at DePaul University. In support of the University's affirmation of the reaching mission, the Quality of Instruction Council presents annual University Excellence in Teaching Awards. These awards recognize outstanding significant achievement in teaching and commitment to the teaching mission.  Students, faculty and staff members in the College of Education are invited to nominate any College of Education tenure-track faculty member who teaches at least three degree credit courses at DePaul during an academic year and has completed at least three full years of teaching at DePaul at the time of the award (autumn following the nomination). Nominations may be accepted at any time during the year. You are encouraged to nominate faculty members from the College of Education now for the annual award. 

    Want to nominate someone?

    Nominations should be typed in letter form and signed, detailing reasons why the faculty member should be considered for the Excellence in Teaching Award. Nominations should be submitted to Sarah Magnuson. Each letter should contain only one faculty nomination per letter. However, you are allowed to submit more than one nomination letter.


    Teacher Virtual Career Fair - April 12

    Educators are invited to interact via chat sessions and meet hiring managers recruiting sough-after talent for positions in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York , Pennsylvania, and the DC metro area. The virtual event is April 12, 2018 from 1-6pm Eastern

    Want more information?

    Visit Website


    Facing History and Ourselves Evening Seminar

    You are invited to attend a screening of the documentary "American Creed" and an interactive discussion about what it means to be an American today. We are pleased to be able to offer educators 2 CPDUs for attending this event. IEIN number required.

    Want more information?

    Register Here
    Download Flyer


    IUN Teacher Recruitment Fair

    The School of Education at Indiana University Northwest is hosting a Teacher Recruitment Fair on Friday, 20 April 2018 and invites graduating students and alumni who are qualified to teach in Indiana to participate. Many school districts, charter and private school hiring personnel from all over Northwest Indiana will be on hand to interview and hire candidates for all types of teaching jobs in addition to school leadership positions (principals, assistant principals, etc.).

    Want more information?

    Download Flyer


    Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend Teacher Recruitement Fairs

    The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend in Indiana is holding two Teacher Recruitment Fairs in April. A fair will be held on each end of the diocese. The South Bend Fair will take place on April 11 at St. Joseph High School and the Fort Wayne fair will take place on April 17 at the Archbishop Noll Catholic Center. Both fairs will run 5:00pm-8:00pm and teacher candidates should register in advance for interview slots.

    Want more information?

    Download Flyer

    Celebrating Teachers Nominations!

    The College of Education knows that good teachers can transform lives. We want to acknowledge and honor the K-12 teachers who have had a powerful impact in the lives of DePaul stuents. DePaul juniors and seniors from all colleges and schools are invited to share their stories about the educators near and far who have inspired them. Esteemed teachers will be celebrated for their service this Spring.

    Want more information?

    Nomination Form


    Early Childhood Education Employment Opportunities

    Bright Horizons of Cook County/City of Chicago Child Development Center (40 N. Dearborn) is currently looking for toddler teachers, twos teachers and preschool teachers.

    Want more information?

    For information on these openings or for opporunities at one of Bright Horizon's other centers, visit website.


    2018 Bright Futures Scholarship

    The Bright Horizons 2018 Bright Futures Scholarship is now open and accepting applicants! The Bright Futures Scholarship is offers financial assistance up to $1000 for students in the early childhood field, focusing on the education of children ages 6 and under. Promising Early Childhood students who would benefit from a scholarship should be sure to apply today! Deadline for applications is June 8, 2018.

    Want more information?

    Visit website.


    Opportunities in Applied Behavior Analysis

    Graduating seniors who might be interested in exploring opportunities in applied behavior analysis (ABA), a therapeutic approach that helps individuals build socially significant behaviors such as communication and social skills are encouraged to apply for this program at Chicago ABA Therapy.

    Students who could be a fit for the program might be pursuing degrees in fields such special education or early childhood education. For any students who are interested, this opportunity also allows for them to gain extensive experience and mentorship.

    Students also receive scholarships for Master’s degrees in applied behavior analysis or (special) education who may be interested in pursuing their BCBA.

    This would be a great entry level position where individuals will be given the opportunity to get the training, supervision, and support they require in order to further themselves in the field of ABA.

    Want more information?

    Visit website.


    Children's Disaster Services Chicago Workshop 2018

    The workshop will train you to understand and respond to children who have experienced a disaster. Designed for people who have a heart and passion for children, the workshop helps you recognize and understand the fears and other emotions children experience during and following a disaster and how child-led play and various art mediums can start the healing process in children. Participants will experience a simulated shelter, sleeping on cots and eating simple meals. Participants have the opportunity to become a certified Children’s Disaster Services volunteer after training. Early registration is only $45 for the weekend. Meals and overnight accomodations are provided.

    Want more information?

    Visit website.
    Download Flyer


    Reminder of Important Spring and Summer Quarter Dates

    SPRING

    • The first day of Spring Quarter classes is Monday, March 26, 2018.
    • The last day to add classes for Spring Quarter is Monday, April 2, 2018 at 8:00 AM.
    • The last day to drop classes without penalty for Spring Quarter is Friday, April 6, 2018.
    • The last day of Spring Quarter is June 8, 2018.

    SUMMER
    Summer Session 1 (5-week session)

    • The first day of Summer Session 1 is Monday, June 11, 2018.
    • The last day to add classes for Summer Session 1 is Wednesday, June 13, 2018.
    • The last day to drop classes without penalty for Summer Session 1 is Friday, June 15, 2018.
    • The last day of Summer Session 1 is July 15, 2018.

    Summer Session 2 (5-week session)

    • The first day of Summer Session 2 is Monday, July 16, 2018.
    • The last day to add classes for Summer Session 2 is Wednesday, July 18, 2018.
    • The last day to drop classes without penalty for Summer Session 2 is Monday, July 23, 2018.
    • The last day of Summer Session 2 is August 19, 2018.

    Want more information?

    View Academic Calendar
    Watch Registration Video


    Workshop Series for COE Students

    The Education and Counseling Center will be offering the following free workshops:
    4/10 3-5pm Understanding Depression and Anxiety
    5/8 3-5pm Stress Management

    Want more information?

    See flyer

    Volunteer and Job Opportunities

    Arizona Opportunities for Teachers

    If "spring" in Chicago is making you dream of warmer climates, you may be interested in the Academies of Math and Science in Arizona. They are currently seeking candidates for the following positions for Fall 2018:

    • Tucson – Middle School Math Teacher
    • Tucson – 4th and 5th Grade Teachers
    • Phoenix – K-5 Elementary Teachers
    • Phoenix – Middle School Math Teachers
    • Phoenix – K-8 Music Teachers
    • Phoenix – Dean of Students
    • Phoenix – Instructional Coach
    • Phoenix – Assistant Principal

    Want more information?

    Contact Emily Chavez, Manager of Marketing and Recruitment


    Fullbright Competition Now Open

    The U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, in cooperation with the Institute of International Education, are pleased to announce the launch of the 2018-2019 Fulbright U.S. Student Program application.

    Since 1946, the Fulbright U.S. Student Program has provided emerging American leaders with an unparalleled opportunity to study, conduct research, and serve as English teaching assistants abroad in order to build lasting connections between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program currently awards over 1,900 grants annually and operates in more than 140 countries worldwide.

    In addition to hundreds of traditional study and research grants, the Fulbright U.S. Student Program currently offers more than 1,000 Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship awards to over 70 countries.

    The Fulbright U.S. Student Program selects participants through a competitive, merit-based application process, and offers several benefits during the period of the grant. These include funding for round-trip travel, living expenses for one academic year, and healthcare benefits.

    Want more information?

    Download Flyer


    Opportunity at Tulsa Early Childhood

    Tulsa Early Childhood is seeking a Director of REsearch Partnerships for the Birth through Eight Strategy for Tulsa.

    Want more information?

    Download Flyer


    Mary Crane Center in Rogers Park

    Mary Crane Center in Rogers Park is looking for a Lead Teacher and Teacher Assistant.

    Want more information?

    Download Flyer


    Camp Kamaji is Hiring Summer Staff

    Kamaji is a residential summer camp for girls located in Northern Minnesota. Each summer, 150 girls (ages 7-15) and 80+ staff members come together to enjoy the magic of camping. They are currently looking for female cabin counselors who teach one of the following activities: photography (dark room experience required), tennis, windsurfing, standup paddle boarding, climbing wall and low ropes, canoe, kayak, fishing and waterskiing.

    Want more information?

    Download Flyer


    French Opportunities

    French teachers are needed for the following positions:

  • TWO French vacancies at Thornton Township
  • Full-time French teacher travelling position - Downers Grove North and South
  • Full-time French teacher travelling position will be a 1.0 FTE position split between Dundee-Crown High School and Hampshire High School, with ample travel time between the two buildings. Three classes of French plus one Credit Recovery class will be at Dundee-Crown, one French class at Hampshire in the afternoon.
  • Also, Professor Clara Orban will be teaching an intensive seminar on French Stylistics, which could be of interest to high-school teachers in the region seeking continuing education. Furthermore, this 4-credit course is being offered on a special schedule that meets in the evenings and finishes in two weeks, so it lends itself to a teacher’s schedule (and gives the participants time to enjoy the full months of July and August!).


    Open Position at The Career Center at Illinois

    Career Center at Illinois is seeking applicants for our position of Assistant Director for Student Outreach. This position provides leadership for student outreach as a member of the Career Education Team and focuses on leading and managing the Career Services Paraprofessional Program (peer-to-peer career services) and outreach to student organizations.

    Want more information?

    View Job Description


    JCFS/JVS Chicago Opportunity for Counseling Graduates

    Jewish Child & Family Services (JCFS) provides vital, individualized, results-driven, therapeutic and supportive services for thousands of children, adults and families of all backgrounds each year.

    JCFS is looking to hire a Clinician for our Intensive Placement Stabilization/Maintaining Adoption Connections (IPS/MAC) program who renders direct clinical services to clients within agency policies and programs.

    Want more information?

    View Job Posting


    The Trails School for Early Learning

    The Trails School for Early Learning prepares young children to be critical thinkers, lifelong learners and compassionate citizens. Relationships amongst the children, teachers and families serve as the foundation of our school and are built on mutual respect, trust and warmth. We welcome families and teachers from diverse backgrounds into a beautiful and environmentally-conscious learning environment that evokes a feeling of familiarity and belonging. They are currently looking to hire a Lead Teacher and an Assistant Teacher.

    Want more information?

    View Job Posting


    Early Childhood Education Employment Opportunities

    Bright Horizons of Cook County/City of Chicago Child Development Center (40 N. Dearborn) is currently looking for toddler teachers, twos teachers and preschool teachers.

    Want more information?

    For information on these openings or for opporunities at one of Bright Horizon's other centers, visit website.


    2018 Bright Futures Scholarship

    The Bright Horizons 2018 Bright Futures Scholarship is now open and accepting applicants! The Bright Futures Scholarship is offers financial assistance up to $1000 for students in the early childhood field, focusing on the education of children ages 6 and under. Promising Early Childhood students who would benefit from a scholarship should be sure to apply today! Deadline for applications is June 8, 2018.

    Want more information?

    Visit website.


    Opportunities in Applied Behavior Analysis

    Graduating seniors who might be interested in exploring opportunities in applied behavior analysis (ABA), a therapeutic approach that helps individuals build socially significant behaviors such as communication and social skills are encouraged to apply for this program at Chicago ABA Therapy.

    Students who could be a fit for the program might be pursuing degrees in fields such special education or early childhood education. For any students who are interested, this opportunity also allows for them to gain extensive experience and mentorship.

    Students also receive scholarships for Master’s degrees in applied behavior analysis or (special) education who may be interested in pursuing their BCBA.

    This would be a great entry level position where individuals will be given the opportunity to get the training, supervision, and support they require in order to further themselves in the field of ABA.

    Want more information?

    Visit website.


    2018 Bright Futures Scholarship

    The Bright Horizons 2018 Bright Futures Scholarship is now open and accepting applicants! The Bright Futures Scholarship is offers financial assistance up to $1000 for students in the early childhood field, focusing on the education of children ages 6 and under. Promising Early Childhood students who would benefit from a scholarship should be sure to apply today! Deadline for applications is June 8, 2018.

    Want more information?

    Visit website.


    Events

    College of Education Spring Education Issues Forum

    We are witnessing an extraordinary time of high school student civic engagement and activism. From the March for Our Lives and high school walkouts this month, to interest in electoral activity to organizing around immigration issues to involvement in school equity issues, high school students are speaking out on issues that matter to them.

    A panel of high school students will discuss their work on:

    • Gun control and gun violence in schools and the community
    • Supporting immigrant students and organizing for fair immigration laws
    • Advocating for equity: Chicago school closings; budget cuts and resources for neighborhood schools
    • Becoming involved in electoral activity: voting, campaigning, engaging the issues of the day

    Panelists will include students who were leaders in their high school walkouts on gun violence and the March for Our Lives protest; students who are fighting to keep Englewood schools open; others who brought students to the polls for early voting and served as election judges. Heather Van Benthuysen from the CPS Office of Civic Engagement and former high school teacher will offer ideas about how to encourage and support civic engagement. The panel will be followed by small group discussions.

    3 CPDUs are available; IEIN required.

    Want more information?

    Download Flyer


    IUN Teacher Recruitment Fair

    The School of Education at Indiana University Northwest is hosting a Teacher Recruitment Fair on Friday, 20 April 2018 and invites graduating students and alumni who are qualified to teach in Indiana to participate. Many school districts, charter and private school hiring personnel from all over Northwest Indiana will be on hand to interview and hire candidates for all types of teaching jobs in addition to school leadership positions (principals, assistant principals, etc.).

    Want more information?

    Download Flyer


    Open House for Elementary Teachers

    In anticipation of a number of openings at Sandra Cisneros Elementary and across the ACERO/UNO Network for next school year and in an effort to help candidates learn more about our schools, and to meet quality candidates, ACERO/UNO are hosting an event from 1pm-4pm at Cisneros on April 27th. It will run mostly like an open house and will give candidates the opportunity to meet administration, teachers and students, observe classrooms and participate in an after school event.

    Want to register?

    Visit Website


    Children's Disaster Services Chicago Workshop 2018

    The workshop will train you to understand and respond to children who have experienced a disaster. Designed for people who have a heart and passion for children, the workshop helps you recognize and understand the fears and other emotions children experience during and following a disaster and how child-led play and various art mediums can start the healing process in children. Participants will experience a simulated shelter, sleeping on cots and eating simple meals. Participants have the opportunity to become a certified Children’s Disaster Services volunteer after training. Early registration is only $45 for the weekend. Meals and overnight accomodations are provided.

    Want more information?

    Visit website.
    Download Flyer


    Reminder of Important Spring and Summer Quarter Dates

    SPRING

    • The first day of Spring Quarter classes is Monday, March 26, 2018.
    • The last day to add classes for Spring Quarter is Monday, April 2, 2018 at 8:00 AM.
    • The last day to drop classes without penalty for Spring Quarter is Friday, April 6, 2018.
    • The last day of Spring Quarter is June 8, 2018.

    SUMMER
    Summer Session 1 (5-week session)

    • The first day of Summer Session 1 is Monday, June 11, 2018.
    • The last day to add classes for Summer Session 1 is Wednesday, June 13, 2018.
    • The last day to drop classes without penalty for Summer Session 1 is Friday, June 15, 2018.
    • The last day of Summer Session 1 is July 15, 2018.

    Summer Session 2 (5-week session)

    • The first day of Summer Session 2 is Monday, July 16, 2018.
    • The last day to add classes for Summer Session 2 is Wednesday, July 18, 2018.
    • The last day to drop classes without penalty for Summer Session 2 is Monday, July 23, 2018.
    • The last day of Summer Session 2 is August 19, 2018.

    Want more information?

    View Academic Calendar
    Watch Registration Video


    Teacher Recruitment Fair

    The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend in Indiana is holding two Teacher Recruitment Fairs in April. A fair will be held on each end of the diocese. The South Bend Fair will take place on April 11 at St. Joseph High School and the Fort Wayne fair will take place on April 17 at the Archbishop Noll Catholic Center. Both fairs will run 5:00pm-8:00pm and teacher candidates should register in advance for interview slots.

    Want more information?

    Download Flyer


    CPS Recruitment Events

    CPS has released their 2018 recruitment calendar for teacher candidates and licensed educators.

    Want more information?

    Visit Website


    Virtual Networking Fair

    The NorthWest Personnel Administrators (NWPA) education human resources consortium is conducting a Diversity in Education Virtual Networking Fair for high school teachers. The consortium's mission is to recruit top quality teaching talent for careers in our elite high schools. While the purpose of this networking fair is to connect schools with a diverse group of talented teachers from across the nation, they are granting free video resume introduction opportunities to ALL educators with diverse personal or professional backgrounds and who are licensed to teach grades 9-12 in Illinois or in other states across the nation.

    Want more information?

    Sign up to create your video resume
    Download Flyer


    Workshop Series for COE Students

    The Education and Counseling Center will be offering the following free workshops:
    4/10 3-5pm Understanding Depression and Anxiety
    5/8 3-5pm Stress Management

    Want more information?

    See flyer

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