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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.
College of Education Academic Advising will continue to offer online advising appointments throughout fall quarter. Any student can get in touch with their advisor via email or are welcome to meet with an advisor via Zoom. Please email your advisor directly for assistance scheduling an appointment or with any other advising questions.
Check out the DePaul Download podcast! Our very own Donna Kiel considers the question. "How do we take the lessons of 2020 and change the world?" https://resources.depaul.edu/.../episodes/Pages/default.aspx
Monday, February 1 from 2:40-4:00pmLearn study strategies that will actually work with our expert, Nora Murphy. This workshop is intended to help you study more efficient so you can succeed. Reserve your spot by emailing us at email@example.com today!
Friday, February 5 from 2:30-3:30pmhttps://depaul.zoom.us/j/94032378058?from=addon If you would like to speak with Dean Zionts on a one-on-one basis, 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.
Content tests are now being offered at Pearson-owned centers, but centers are still restricted to 50% capacity limitations. Those needing a Target Language Proficiency test (for bilingual ed endorsements) note that tests are only offered at select centers and limited to a few times per year. Register, view test frameworks, and check availability at www.il.nesinc.com. It is recommended to check multiple locations as availability will change depending on location.
Save the date for DePaul's 2021 Blue Demon Challenge, set for Feb. 11. The Blue Demon Challenge is DePaul's day of giving, when alumni, parents, friends, students, faculty and staff come together to give back. This year, the challenge is bigger than ever. Your gift of any size can help us get one step closer to reaching our biggest goal yet: raising $3 million in a single day. For more information, visit https://challenge.depaul.edu/
Saturday, February 6 at 10:30am
It’s not too late to join the recently formed COE Collaborative Writing Lab. Another informational meeting is being held on February 6th.
The CCWL has been formed to provide opportunities for members of the COE community to work on collaborative writing projects for publication and conference presentations during the summer break. The Collaborative Writing Lab is open to all members of the COE community (alumni & staff included). If you want to publish, whether you have a project which would benefit from collaborative input or are looking for a project to join, you are encouraged to attend this next informational meeting to learn more about the CCWL.
Additional meetings will be held during Winter and Spring quarters (2-3 one-hour meetings each quarter) which will serve to help with:
The meeting on Saturday, February 6th at 10:30 am will be a recorded zoom meeting to discuss the COE Collaborative Writing Lab in greater detail.
If you are interested in participating in the writing lab and would like more information, please email Erik Parsons at EParson1@depaul.edu to request a link to the zoom meeting and/or share any questions you may have in the meantime.
The reservation system for individual study and computer use on the 2nd floor of the John T. Richardson Library is now open. Reservations begin February 1 and will be announced in Newsline later this week with instructions for making reservations. We hope that this service will provide access to computers, quiet study space and Wifi for the students who need it. Reservations are limited to 3 hours per day and are available 11-5 Monday-Thursday. As a reminder, more information and our full list of our current services is available in the COVID-19 and Library Services Guide.
There is an opening for an Assistant Career Coordinator at Maine East High School. No licensure is required, so current students are eligible to apply. The Assistant Career Coordinator position is very unique. It is focuses on career readiness by helping students through resumes and interviews, helping students find jobs in the community, and helping students get exposed to career experiences (internships, job shadows) whether individually or through classes. It includes an advising component focused on apprenticeships with the trades and students going straight to the workforce. This person also works with local business partners to help create these opportunities for students (about 40% business development/community networking). Application closes February 5. http://www.generalasp.com/D207/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=Student+Personnel+Service
Oscar Meyer Magnet School, located in Lincoln Park, is seeking individuals who can supervise pods of students throughout the school day, ex: during lunch/recess or if their teachers are teaching remotely. Interested candidates can email Karen Neary at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, February 9 from 6:00-7:30pm DePaul University Library invites you to join Dr. Horace Hall, Vincent DePaul professor of Education, for an online presentation and discussion of his recent book, Always on Lockdown: an Oral History of Policing & Discipline Inside Public Schools. Always on Lockdown explores the negative impact police in schools has had on students, and examines the schoolhouse to jailhouse pipeline. What other alternatives exist, besides the heavy deployment of police officers and use of security mechanisms, for maintaining the safety and well-being of community residents?
Register for the virtual event here.
Friday, February 19 at 3:00pm DePaul University will be premiering Coded Bias as part of its anti-racismdiscussions. The film explores the work of MIT Media Lab researcher, JoyBuolamwini and her discovery of the implicit bias that is built into artificial intelligence. Through her groundbreaking work, it was discovered that most facial-recognition software does not accurately identity darker-skinned faces or the faces of women. The film is being sponsored by the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity with the generous support of Jessica Sarowitz, a DePaul Board member. The event will include a premiere and availability to stream to individual classes. To register for the event, please click the link: https://coded-bias.eventbrite.com
Tuesday, February 16 from 6:00-7:30pmhttps://depaul.zoom.us/j/95218983870 The Egan Office at DePaul University invites you to come and practice your English or Spanish speaking during this free language exchange.
Toward a New Agenda for Public Education: Recommendations to the Biden Administration
After an absence of a year, our DePaul College of Education forums will go virtual in 2021. We are pleased to announce that Dr Diane Ravitch will join us on Wednesday, February 10th at 5:30 -6:30 pm to discuss prospects for the new Department of Education under the Biden administration oulining priorities moving forward, the challenges ahead and how to engage with the Secretary of Education nominee Miguel Cardona.
Dr. Ravitch is an education historian, research professor at New York University, author, and the co-founder and president of the Network for Public Education. Visit https://dianeravitch.com
The one-hour event will be live streamed and accessible via YouTube. You must register here to receive the registration link. You will be invited to submit a question for Dr. Ravitch when you register.
For more information and questions, please contact the Coordinator of COE forums, Dr. Diane Horwitz at email@example.com.
A reminder that students pursuing a teaching license need to pass their content area test prior to student teaching. Testing centers currently have limited availability so it is recommended to plan ahead. Register, view test frameworks, and check availability at www.il.nesinc.com. It is recommended to check multiple locations as availability will change depending on location.
We would like to remind any students with disabilities that require accommodations that you need to register with the Center for Students with Disabilities and set your permissions in Campus Connect so that that your instructors can see your accommodations for your courses.If you fail to set your permissions so that faculty can see them, then faculty are not required to make any accommodation.
Wednesday, January 27 from 4:00-5:00 PMhttps://depaul.zoom.us/j/94042495877?from=addon
If you would like to speak with Dean Zionts on a one-on-one basis, 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.
We're pleased to announce that Gerald Cruz is joining us as a new Academic Advisor in the College of Education. Beginning today, he is now working with all Secondary Education and College Counseling and Student Affairs students. Students assigned to him can schedule an appointment on BlueStar. Please visit our website to find the correct academic advisor for your program.
Wednesday, January 27, 20213:00-4:00pmRegister here
Don’t forget that the Career Center is offering a resume workshop THIS WEDNESDAY. re you currently applying to student teaching? This resume workshop will guide you through step by step how to create a student teacher resume. We look forward to having you join live via zoom, however, if you're not able to attend, we recommend still RSVPing so we can send you a recording of the event along with a copy of the presentation. **This workshop is specifically for education majors who are applying to student teach with an application deadline of February 12th, 2021.
Students are reminded to visit the DePaul College of Education-Tutoring and Instruction “company” in Handshake to view current openings. We often get requests from area parents looking for a COE student to assist with childcare, tutor their children or monitor their virtual learning. All inquiries are directed to create a job posting in Handshake.
Carver Military High School is looking to fill a paternity leave position for a Spanish teacher as soon as possible. Please contact Robert Godinez at firstname.lastname@example.org if interested.
Queen of All Saints (QAS) School, located on the Northwest side of Chicago is currently seeking a 7th and 8th grade math instructor and homeroom teacher for in-person instruction. QAS, a 2018 Blue Ribbon recipient, is known for its strong academics and community. Interested candidates should contact the principal, Emily Carlson, at email@example.com. Please include a resume. For more information on salary and a full description visit: https://www.applitrack.com/archchicago/onlineapp/
Francis W. Parker School is seeking an upper school science teacher to begin immediately. For more information, visit job description.
Kensington School is seeking an early childhood teacher. View the job description in Handshake.
Wednesday, March 3, 2021 2:00pm-6:00pm Registration is now open for the annual career fair sponsored by the University of Illinois at Chicago and attended by many students from Chicago and suburban area colleges and universities. https://uic.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/22265
The College of Education administration would like to hold space for members of the COE to discuss the social and political events of the past weeks and seek support from one another as we navigate ongoing developments.
Tuesday, January 19, from 4-5:30 PM.
All COE faculty, staff, and students are welcome, and are able to join and depart as needed. Several DePaul faculty members will be moderating this inclusive space. They are: Professor Donna Kiel, Professor Horace Hall, Professor Jeffrey Shipko, Professor Rachel Harper, and Professor Mark Wodziak.
If you are interested in attending, please RSVP to Sarah Magnuson at firstname.lastname@example.org and she will send you the Zoom link.
Thursday, January 21 from 2:30-3:30 PMhttps://depaul.zoom.us/j/97447346882?from=addon
If you would like to speak with Dean Zionts on a one-on-one basis, he will be holding weekly office hours this Thursday. 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.
The Academic Success Center will be offering the following workshops for students needing to prepare for the following tests:
Elementary Education 305
Elementary Education: Language Arts, Social Science, Science, PE/ART Workshop Mondays@ 5pmhttps://depaul.zoom.us/j/94069418599?pwd=WENCbUE5Mk1ETFRZZnZjVE5ld3BoUT09 Password: depaul
Elementary Content: Math WorkshopThursdays @ 5:00pmhttps://depaul.zoom.us/j/96530485025?pwd=TVRsTlBwTHhDcU9HS0s1WTJPcFhCQT09 Password: depaul
Special Education General Curriculum 163
Special Education: Language Arts, Social Science, Science WorkshopTuesdays @ 3:30pmhttps://depaul.zoom.us/j/96090316438?pwd=QlZlalBZRy9tQW5nY0xVOWEvK2pnQT09 Password: depaul
Special Ed: General Math WorkshopTuesdays @ 4:30pmhttps://depaul.zoom.us/j/92182833625?pwd=NENINmJoc2M5ZzlsL3k3ZGlZSEw1QT09 Password: depaul
Individual/Small Group Tutoring is offered for all ILTS Content exams. To make an appointment or if you have questions, please email ASC@depaul.edu.
Any student that is planning to complete their student teaching during the Winter 2022 or Spring 2022 quarter and did not attend one of the virtual meetings last week has ONE LAST OPPORTUNITY:
Saturday, January 23, 202110:30-12:00pmZoom: https://depaul.zoom.us/j/93679796314 Password:depaul
The College of Education received notification on Friday afternoon that the edTPA requirement will be waived for students completing their programs in winter and spring 2021. The official announcement from the state reads “The adopted Parts 25 rules related to COVID-19 matters were published in today's Illinois Register and are effective beginning January 4, 2021.” ISBE will be updating their website with this new information shortly.
We will keep you updated with additional information as we receive it. As always, if you have questions please reach out to your College of Education Academic Advisor.
While the vast majority of courses are delivered online, in order to promote virtual community engagement, an international student group within the College of Education (COE) is formed. The aims and benefits may include but not limited to: (1) provide an open and safe place for international students to connect to each other, share resources, and find a sense of belonging to COE; (2) build the COE community with the collaboration of domestic students and international students; (3) broaden cultural awareness, practice foreign languages with native speakers, and enhance cross-cultural communication in a more festive setting.
The events and activities include: (1) resource sharing at the beginning of each week, regular check-in, questions raising via Microsoft Teams; (2) virtual Coffee Chat through Zoom; (3) pair language and culture partners; (4) other services and activities according to the needs of COE International Students Group members. Members may choose to participate in part or all of the events according to their interests and availability.
This International Students Group is wide open to all students and student workers at COE. Domestic students, international students, online students, and exchange students and scholars are all warmly welcomed to join this group!
If you are interested to sign up as a member, please fill in the survey below. http://depaul.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eRkDWOV4MqoIbsx
Should you have any questions, concerns, and suggestions, please reach out to Graduate Assistant, Qianhui Tian, at email@example.com.
You are invited to join our Language and Culture Partner program! This program is an extension of the College of Education’s International Student Group and serves as a platform to connect students from different cultural backgrounds.
The goals and benefits of this project may include but are not limited to:
Connect international students with domestic students.
Connect students with similar backgrounds and/or interests.
If you are interested in joining this program and finding a language and culture partner, please fill in this survey: http://depaul.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3V6tpUNca8jK22N Should you have any questions, concerns, and suggestions, please reach out to Graduate Assistant, Qianhui Tian, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Teaching is at the core of what faculty members do at DePaul University. In support of its affirmation of the teaching mission, the university presents the Excellence in Teaching Awards annually. These awards recognize outstanding and significant achievement in teaching and commitment to the teaching mission.
Students, faculty and staff members in the College of Education may submit nominations. They should be typed in letter form and signed, detailing reasons why the faculty member should be considered for the Excellence in Teaching Award. Each letter should contain only one faculty nomination per letter. However, you are allowed to submit a nomination letter for more than one faculty member. Nominations should be submitted to Erin Rice, Executive Assistant, at email@example.com.
Smart Behavior Solutions, a teen and tween center that focuses on using pop culture metaphors via Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, is seeking soon-to-be graduates from Counseling or Social Work Masters programs. Interested parties should firstname.lastname@example.org
Children's Dyslexia Centers trains individuals to become certified in Orton Gillingham. Since they are accredited by IMSLEC, upon completion an individual is qualified to take the national certification exam by ALTA without taking any other classes. Upon completion of this exam, an individual would become nationally certified. Families do not pay anything for tutoring, and tutors do not pay anything for training. Yes, that is correct, Children’s Dyslexia Center does not charge for training. This is a Scottish Rite Masonic Charity. In a nutshell, the course consists of 70 hours of lecture and 100 hours of supervised practicum, and it takes about one year to complete the practicum. This course is taught at the graduate level. The supervised practicum will start in June. Applications need to be received by February 15. For more information and to apply, visit https://www.chicagodyslexia.org/tutors.
Little Nest Care, a daycare center in Edgebrook, is seeking a lead pre-school teacher beginning in March. This is a great position for a college student looking to gain valuable experience. Please send your resume and cover letter to email@example.com for consideration, or to send any questions.
There is a new temporary part-time position with the Center for the Study of Education Policy to support the vision and mission of the new ISBE Department of School and District Leadership.
Aligned with federal LEAD grants, this position will work with the LEAD co-directors and the new ISBE Director of the Department of School and District Leadership to provide planning and implementation support in developing a high-quality, diverse leadership pipeline across the state of Illinois. Other duties include:
This is a temporary grant funded part-time position to occur between February 01, 2021-September 30, 2021. The position will require 25 hours of work a week and pay $52/hour. Information on how to apply for this position can be found at: https://jobsearch.illinoisstate.edu/en-us/job/510672/temporary-district-and-school-support-personnel.
Hope Learning Academy is seeking 1 full-time special education teacher - 2nd and 3rd grade and 3 full-time paraprofessionals. Interested applicants can apply here and send a resume directly to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ogden International, a Chicago Public School, is seeking to fill two positions.21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) Site Coordinator21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) Site LiaisonInterested parties can email their cover letter and resume to Ms. Witherspoon at email@example.com.
Roycemore School seeks an Upper School English teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. A bachelor’s degree or post graduate work in subject matter and/or education and a minimum of three years teaching experience in high school, preferably in an independent school environment. For best consideration please email or send cover l etter and resume with three references to Stefanie Rivera by March 31, 2021.
Hinsdale Central High School is seeking a Spanish teacher to start immediately and continue through the end of the year. For more information and to apply, visit https://www.applitrack.com/d86/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=High+School+Teaching. You may also reach out to World Language Department Chair, Dr Jay Lawrence directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
North Center, Chicago Preschool is looking for an organized and welcoming Center Director to join our administrative team. We have worked hard to create a warm work environment and we are looking for a leader that can embrace our philosophy and community and continue to grow with us. The ideal candidate is someone who has at least 2 years of administrative experience in an Early Childhood Center, can connect with new and current families, meet all licensing requirements, and can inspire and guide a group of motivated teachers. More information
Tuesday, January 12, from 3:00-4:00PMhttps://depaul.zoom.us/j/97615769862?from=addon
Dean Paul Zionts will be hosting another Update and Q&A session for COE students via Zoom. The dean will be addressing topics of interest to students such as winter term plans and field experience news. 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.
Friday, January 15 from 4:00-5:00 PMlinhttps://depaul.zoom.us/j/99337495730?from=addonk
If you would like to speak with Dean Zionts on a one-on-one basis, he will be holding weekly office hours this Friday. 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.
Any student that is planning to complete their student teaching during the Winter 2022 or Spring 2022 quarter MUST ATTEND one of the upcoming virtual meetings listed below:Monday, January 11, 20214:00pm-5:30pm5:30pm-7:00pmTuesday, January 12, 20214:00pm-5:30pm5:30pm-7:00pmWednesday, January 13, 20214:00pm-5:30pm 5:30pm-7:00pmThursday, January 14, 20214:00pm-5:30pm5:30pm-7:00pmSaturday, January 16, 202110:30-12:00pmSaturday, January 23, 202110:30-12:00pmAll meetings will be held via Zoom: https://depaul.zoom.us/j/93679796314 Password:depaul
In addition, the Career Center is offering a Student Teacher Resume Workshop on Wednesday January 27th from 3:00-4:00 pm. Attendance is highly encouraged. Click here to register and access the zoom link
For more information and a listing of all important student teaching deadlines, visit https://education.depaul.edu/student-resources/student-teaching/Pages/important-dates.aspx. If you have any questions, contact Kate Liston at 773/325-7768 or firstname.lastname@example.org
As the Office of the University Registrar announced in an email on January 5, beginning winter quarter 2021 DePaul is returning to the standard deadline and rules for requesting the pass/fail grading option.
Undergraduate students who have at least sophomore standing and are not on academic probation may register for one pass/fail course each term. Permission to use the pass/fail option must be obtained from your academic advisor or from your college office by Tuesday, January 19, 2021. View undergraduate policy.
Lake of the Woods and Greenwoods Camps, a group of private overnight camps for boys and girls, is seeking staff members for the summer of 2021. Located in Decatur, Michigan, these camps serve over 1,200 children between the ages of 7 and 15 every summer. Camp dates are June 7- August 14. Salary is $1900 and up depending on age, qualifications and position. Includes housing, all meals, a non-taxed travel stipend and, if needed, internship credit. For more information, email Max Harder, Staffing Director/Campus Director.
Hodgkins School in LaGrange 105 is seeking a multi-age kindergarten-1st grade teacher to begin January 18 for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year. For more information and to apply.
Deerfield 109 has several long-term substitute opportunities available. They offer a generous compensation package of $1275 per workweek. A PEL (or an application for a PEL) is required. To view a list of openings, visit here.
St. Francis Xavier School in Wilmette, IL is seeking a 2nd grade teacher to fill in for a long-term leave from February 15 through June 15, 2021. Illinois teaching license is required and teaching experience is preferred. They are seeking a dynamic, positive, collaborative, student-centered teacher to join the 2nd grade team. The teaching candidate must be a practicing Catholic, as part of the position will be teaching Religion daily and preparing students to receive the sacraments this spring. Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to Principal Colleen Barrett Halaburt at email@example.com. View job description.
The Academic Advising office remains open and available to assist and support you for the start of winter quarter and throughout the rest of the quarter. Our advisors are available online Monday – Friday from 9:00-5:00.
Winter quarter advising quick appointments: Advisors will be available for quick appointments (15-20 minutes) to address winter quarter registration issues during the first week of the quarter, Monday, January 4 through Friday, January 8. Please contact your advisor via email with the subject line “Winter quarter advising needed” and we will arrange a meeting/phone appointment to address your request right away.
If you haven’t yet registered for classes, please do so ASAP. The last day to add classes is Sun, Jan 10th at 11:59pm. Please register for all classes by Friday, Jan 8th so advisors are available to assist, if needed. If you are trying to register for a College of Education course that is closed, please add yourself to the waitlist before Friday. For questions regarding waitlists, please contact Sandra Tanksley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Regular advising appointments: You may schedule either a Zoom or phone regular advising appointment with your advisor by contacting them directly at their emails below. If you are unsure who your advisor is, please consult the advising webpage.Nancy Hashimoto – email@example.com Kevin McCann – firstname.lastname@example.org Brandon Washington – email@example.com
Winter graduation/degree conferral: If you are finishing up your degree requirements or are student teaching this quarter and not taking any courses in spring quarter, you'll want to apply for winter quarter degree conferral/graduation. The deadline is January 15th. https://offices.depaul.edu/depaul-central/records/Pages/apply-for-graduation.aspx.
Information Services recently introduced BlueKey, a new seamless and secure login experience for DePaul applications. Your BlueKey username is your @depaul.edu email address; the password is identical to what is currently referred to as your Campus Connect password. These credentials will not be changing. What will be changing is the look and feel of the login screens for many of the services used at DePaul. If you have questions, you can review this article.
In addition, we would like to remind you to regularly check your BlueM@il student email address as all DePaul communications (including the COE Advising Email) will be delivered to that address. If you have questions, you can review this article.
If you are planning to student teach in WINTER or SPRING 2022, you are REQUIRED to attend one of the following MANDATORY meetings in January:
Monday, January 11, 20214:00pm-5:30pm5:30pm-7:00pm
Tuesday, January 12, 20214:00pm-5:30pm5:30pm-7:00pm
Wednesday, January 13, 20214:00pm-5:30pm5:30pm-7:00pm
Thursday, January 14, 20214:00pm-5:30pm5:30pm-7:00pm
Saturday, January 16, 202110:30-12:00pm
Saturday, January 23, 202110:30-12:00pm
All meetings will be held via Zoom: https://depaul.zoom.us/j/93679796314 Password:depaul
Wednesday January 27th from 3:00-4:00 pmClick here to register and access the zoom link
Dr Akihiko Takahashi is teaching a new course on teaching and learning mathematics with a focus on problem solving. The course offers an in-depth introduction to teaching mathematics through problem-solving, providing lessons and techniques that can be used in classrooms for both primary and lower secondary grades. This online hybrid course meets every Tuesday from 5:30 pm for about an hour of synchronous discussion. Other course activities, including lecture videos, math investigation, and lesson design, will be completed individually (asynchronous). If you have questions or are interested in the course, please email Dr Takahashi.
We know making friends in the digital world can be tricky. Let the Office of Health Promotion and Wellness help you! Join HPW for our new “You, Me We” program designed to help you make friends and be a better friend. This program will be led by HEAT peer educators. RSVP: tinyurl.com/youmewe2021
Is making new friends on your New Year’s list this year? If so, ring in the New Year with the Office of Health Promotion and Wellness by joining us for one of 4 thirty minutes sessions, designed to help you make new friends. They will also share more details about the You, Me, We program for winter quarter 2021. Be sure to share this with anyone else looking to do the same this year! Search DeHUB to RSVP.
Francis W. Parker School, a JK-12th grade independent day school in Chicago, is seeking a 6th grade History teacher to begin as soon as possible and continue until the end of the school year and through the next year. More information can be found here.
The Annual Academic Decathlon is a nationwide competition that promotes academic excellence through teamwork. Students of all achievement levels are tested on various subjects, such as Art, Economics, Music, Language Arts and Literature, Mathematics, Science, Social Science. We also include proficiency in Speech, Interview, and Essay writing. Students receive training and coaching throughout the school year in preparation to compete on a citywide and national stage. The specific content varies from year to year and is determined by the United States Academic Decathlon (USAD) Board of Directors. The 2020 topic is The Cold War.
To ensure the safety of everyone and to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the competition and volunteer roles have adopted a virtual format. This year, the decathlon is in need of Interview and Speech Judges for the 2021 Academic Decathlon City Championship on Saturday, February 20, 2021. They are in need of 40 speech judges and 40 interview judges for the City Championship. It’s a great way to connect with students and support months of hard work. Confirmed volunteers will receive information regarding roles and responsibilities as well as training on Friday, February 5th. Application Form.
At Christ the King Service Corps in Detroit, MI, volunteers come from around the country to live and work together in a community of faith. As volunteer teachers, community organizers or case workers, CKSC members work full time jobs and gain valuable experience while serving a community in need. Experienced mentors and on-the-job training provide volunteers with the support they need to succeed. CKSC volunteers live simply and intentionally in a community house in Northwest Detroit. All living arrangements are taken care of, and each member earns a small monthly stipend for personal spending. For current opportunities, visit their placement page.
Hope Learning Academy is seeking an experienced full-time Special Education Teacher to educate students with low-incidence disabilities. Applicants must hold a valid Illinois Learning Behavior Specialist-1 teaching certificate. Successful background clearance, physical, and drug/alcohol screening and the ability to meet all licensing standards of the Department of Human Services and the Department of Child and Family Services are also required. View job description and apply.
Due to the many closures and cancellations in response to COVID-19, please contact organizers directly to confirm that the information below is still correct.
Oscar Meyer Magnet School, located in Lincoln Park, is seeking individuals who can supervise pods of students throughout the school day, ex: during lunch/recess or if their teachers are teaching remotely. Interested candidates can email Karen Neary at firstname.lastname@example.org. STUDENT TEACHER RESUME WORKSHOP
Be sure to visit https://dehub.campusgroups.com/events to find a listing of the virtual events being offered by student organizations this week!