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Weekly Updates

At the DePaul College of Education, we make it easy to stay on top of the latest important  announcements, upcoming events, and job opportunities. The Weekly Updates email is sent on Mondays from the COE Advising Office to all current students.

New This Week!

CONGRATULATIONS GRADUATES!

The faculty and staff of the College of Education congratulate the Class of 2018. We are looking forward to seeing great things from you.

If you wish to relive the joy of the day, the video of the ceremony is available here. You can also view photos from the event on the College of Education Facebook page.


GRADUATE TEACHING SUPPORT ASSISTANT

The Office for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment (TLA) is seeking a graduate student to fill the role of Graduate Teaching Support Assistant for the 2018-2019 academic year. The person in this role will support all faculty development programs in TLA. The Graduate Teaching Support Assistant maintains records for the faculty development programs offered out of TLA. They will work directly with the Assistant Director for Teaching Support, other members of TLA, and university faculty to further DePaul’s mission of enhancing academic quality and supporting educational innovation.

This position would be perfect for a graduate student who is hoping to enter the field of higher education administration/college student development or is seeking a position that will give them an opportunity to improve their data analysis and report writing skills.

The person in this role will be compensated an with an hourly rate of $14 an hour and will receive a tuition waiver for 4 credits per academic quarter in the fall, winter, and spring. Interested graduate students can apply for the position on the campus job board.

Interested?
View Job Description

NORTHWESTERN CAREER ADVANCEMENT ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

The Assistant Director serves as the career adviser for undergraduates enrolled in Medill. In addition, the position also counsels undecided Weinberg students. As career adviser, this position empowers students to make decisions associated with their career goals and objectives. This position assesses individual situations and circumstances, many complex in nature, and creates, implements and monitors recommendations, partnering with internal/external constituencies and resources that meet student needs. Advising and counseling focuses on self-assessment, research, job and internship search strategies, reflection, and strategic decision-making. The position also develops programming to support specific career-related interests for students enrolled in Medill. The position builds relationships with Medill faculty and staff including Medill Career Services.

Interested?
For a more detailed job description, and to apply, please go to the Northwestern HR job portal. (For your reference, the Job ID is 33605).

Ongoing Announcements

LEADERSHIP RESEARCH STUDY

Current COE students and alumni are invited to participate in a Lift As You Climb research study on leadership. Your name will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win one of four $75 gift cards. Complete the survey by June 15th.

Interested?
Complete survey

TEACHING OPPORTUNITIES AT NAMASTE

Namaste Charter School, a health and wellness- focused K-8 school in the McKinley Park neighborhood, is currently hiring for the 2018-19 school year! Openings are available in 4th grade, 5th grade Spanish dual language, 6th grade, 7th grade, and Middle School Special Education. Bilingual applicants are preferred, but not a requirement.

Interested?
Apply via website

COLLEGE CONNECT PEER GUIDES

The Office of College Access, part of DePaul’s Center for Access and Attainment, is looking to hire DePaul students (undergrad or grad) hire four Peer Guides for the summer. Peer Guides give presentations, lead campus tours, workshops, and student panels during Peer Guide Thursdays. Peer Guides serve as role models in the areas of academic achievement, campus and community involvement and personal development, as well as working as Teacher’s Assistants (TAs) for College Connect instructors during class time. It’s a part time job paying $11/hr, for 5 weeks

  • Dates: July 2 through Aug 3
  • Days: Monday through Thursday
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday is academic work, Thursdays are for college-prep workshops
  • Hours: 8:30 am through 12:30 pm (program runs 9-12 but Peer Guides may need extra time to prepare class materials)
  • Some travel around the city for field trips (we will provide Ventra cards)
Interested?
See job description

VOLUNTEER WITH THE CHICAGO LIGHTS SUMMER DAY PROGRAM

This high energy, six-week program, serving children entering 1st-9thgrades and living in Chicago’s under-resourced neighborhoods, offers instruction in language arts, math, science, music, dance, drama and art. Summer Day is a way for children to get a jump-start on the upcoming school year and develop exciting, new talents while having fun. And . . . We need you! Summer Day runs from June 25 through August 2,Monday-Friday from 8:30am-3:00pm. New volunteer orientations are on Thursdays, June 14, 3-4:30pm and June 21, 6-7:30pm.

Interested?
Register here
Download flyer


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY- COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY

Discover Psychological Services, a psychology practice in downtown Chicago, is hiring new psychotherapists. This employment opportunity is perfect for recent graduates as well as upcoming graduates in the clinical/counseling psychology program.

Interested?
Visit website

UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME HIRING ENGINEERING CAREER COUNSELING POSITION

The Center for Career Development at the University of Notre Dame has an open career counseling position for an Assistant Director of Undergraduate Career Services for Engineering.

Want more information?
View job description

ITALIAN TEACHER NEEDED MARIST HIGH SCHOOL

Marist High School, Chicago, has a maternity-leave teaching position to begin August 17, 2018, and run through the end of the first marking period (October 23, 2018) to teach Italian levels 1 and 2. Qualifications: Near native fluency required, BA required/MA preferred, previous teaching experience preferred.

Interested?
Send resumes to Erica Nathan-Gamauf

SUMMER TUTORS NEEDED IN THE ECC

Help a child be successful this summer!!!

Change the life of a child by donating some of your time to provide homework help this summer. The Education & Counseling Center provides academic and counseling services to Chicagoland families who may not be able to afford it otherwise. We have lots of kids who would like to receive tutoring/homework help- Now we just need you to volunteer

Credit towards class or pre-service hours also possible with instructor approval.

No matter what your field is, it looks GREAT on a resume, and Dr. Mason is always happy to give recommendations/referrals for a job well-done!!!

We help K-12 grade levels. Most of the children are in grade school and come from all over Chicagoland to receive help. They are referred by teachers and parents. Tutoring generally lasts 1 hour each week with the same child, so your responsibility will be 1 hour/week (or more if you can spare it!). If you have a vacation coming, but would still like to volunteer- no worries! Just let us know in advance. All services take place within the center- 2247 N. Halsted St. Suite 100 (within the College of Education).

Interested?
Email Dr. Mason

NOMINATIONS 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 teaching mission, the Quality of Instruction Council presents annual University Excellence in Teaching Awards. 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 are invited to nominate a faculty member and all College of Education tenure-track faculty members who teach at least three degree-credit courses at DePaul during an academic year and have completed at least three full years of teaching at DePaul at the time of the award (autumn following the nomination) are eligible for consideration.

Nominations are accepted at any time during the year and should be typed in letter form and signed, detailing reasons why the faculty member should be considered. Each letter should contain only one faculty nomination per letter. However, you are allowed to submit more than one nomination letter.

Interested?
Submit nomination letter to Sarah Magnuson

NCSS CONFERENCE... VOLUNTEER AND ATTEND FOR FREE

The 2018 National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) annual conference will be held on November 30th- Dec.2nd at the Hyatt Regency Center in Chicago! For any students interested in attending NCSS, there are great opportunities to volunteer and "earn" a way to participate in NCSS for FREE.

Interested?
Sign up to volunteer


ADVANCED LEARNING POSITION

Sunset Ridge School in Northfield is looking for a teacher for K-8 to teach advanced learning (enrichment) in math and some science.

Interested?
Visit website

PART-TIME SCIENCE POSITION AT JONES COLLEGE PREP

There is a .6 position (with benefits) available at Jones College Prep High School for this upcoming school year. Most likely, the candidate would be teaching 3 sections of Honors Civics.

Interested?
Email John Lund, Social Science Department Chair

BUDLONG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL POSITION

Budlong Elementary School of Chicago Public Schools is looking for a world language teacher (Spanish, French, Arabic, Assyrian) for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year.

Interested?
Email Principal Nakayama

SUMMER CIVIC EDUCATION INSTITUTE

Here's a wonderful civic education professional development and networking opportunity Friday, June 15th-Saturday, June 16th from 9:00-3:30pm at Loyola University. Sign up by June 1 to receive a $100 stipend for your full participation! (if you are in your final year of coursework or are about to graduate, this is for you!)

The Summer Civic Education Institute is designed to introduce pre-service teacher candidates to the required pedagogies of civic education in the State of Illinois. You will have opportunities to learn about and practice these pedagogies, network with other teacher candidates from Chicago universities, discover resources that can help you develop a civics tool kit, work with potential community partners, and ultimately prepare yourself to teach civics in the State of Illinois.

Participants will:

  • Learn from practitioners and faculty members from Chicago area high schools and universities in an interactive format.
  • Learn through participation, discussion, and simulation.
  • Leave with resources and products that you can use in your classrooms.
  • Continental Lunch and Breakfast will be provided each day!
Interested?
Register by June 1st

2018 ACPA MIDWEST REGIONAL CONFERENCE
Meeting in the Middle: Intersectionality, Student Affairs, and Midwestern Culture

ACPA-College Student Educators International and ACPA State Chapter, Missouri College Personnel Association (MoCPA) invite you to attend the 2018 Midwest Regional Conference! We are excited to provide a space for college student educators and graduate students in the Midwest to network, share knowledge, and acquire resources.

We are also currently accepting program proposals for the conference! We invite you to share transformative initiatives, research, and practices with colleagues in the Midwest as we explore our theme Meeting in the Middle: Intersectionality, Student Affairs, and Midwestern Culture. This year we are adding a poster session for graduate students to share their work as well. Program submissions will be accepted until Friday, July 13, 2018 at 5:00 pm CST. Acceptance notifications will be emailed by Friday, August 10, 2018.

Want more information
Registration and Lodging
Program Proposals

MIDDLE-SCHOOL TEACHER OPPORTUNITIES

Budlong Elementary School of Chicago Public Schools is looking for dynamic middle school teachers for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year. Candidates holding multiple endorsements, including science and social studies, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Want to apply?
Email resume to Principal Nakayama at mnlnakayama@cps.edu


SUMMER VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY

Camp Odayin, a summer camp in Crosslake, MN and Elkhorn, WI for children with heart disease, is looking for volunteers to serve as counselors for an amazing week of camp! Volunteer for five days this summer and provide life-changing camp experiences for children with heart disease. The cost to a camper is just $25 thanks in part to the generous counselors, nurses and physicians who volunteer their time.

Interested?
Visit website


Volunteer and Job Opportunities

GRADUATE TEACHING SUPPORT ASSISTANT

The Office for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment (TLA) is seeking a graduate student to fill the role of Graduate Teaching Support Assistant for the 2018-2019 academic year. The person in this role will support all faculty development programs in TLA. The Graduate Teaching Support Assistant maintains records for the faculty development programs offered out of TLA. They will work directly with the Assistant Director for Teaching Support, other members of TLA, and university faculty to further DePaul’s mission of enhancing academic quality and supporting educational innovation.

This position would be perfect for a graduate student who is hoping to enter the field of higher education administration/college student development or is seeking a position that will give them an opportunity to improve their data analysis and report writing skills.

The person in this role will be compensated an with an hourly rate of $14 an hour and will receive a tuition waiver for 4 credits per academic quarter in the fall, winter, and spring. Interested graduate students can apply for the position on the campus job board.

Interested?
View Job Description

NORTHWESTERN CAREER ADVANCEMENT ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

The Assistant Director serves as the career adviser for undergraduates enrolled in Medill. In addition, the position also counsels undecided Weinberg students. As career adviser, this position empowers students to make decisions associated with their career goals and objectives. This position assesses individual situations and circumstances, many complex in nature, and creates, implements and monitors recommendations, partnering with internal/external constituencies and resources that meet student needs. Advising and counseling focuses on self-assessment, research, job and internship search strategies, reflection, and strategic decision-making. The position also develops programming to support specific career-related interests for students enrolled in Medill. The position builds relationships with Medill faculty and staff including Medill Career Services.

Interested?
For a more detailed job description, and to apply, please go to the Northwestern HR job portal. (For your reference, the Job ID is 33605).

TEACHING OPPORTUNITIES AT NAMASTE

Namaste Charter School, a health and wellness- focused K-8 school in the McKinley Park neighborhood, is currently hiring for the 2018-19 school year! Openings are available in 4th grade, 5th grade Spanish dual language, 6th grade, 7th grade, and Middle School Special Education. Bilingual applicants are preferred, but not a requirement.

Interested?
Apply via website

COLLEGE CONNECT PEER GUIDES

The Office of College Access, part of DePaul’s Center for Access and Attainment, is looking to hire DePaul students (undergrad or grad) hire four Peer Guides for the summer. Peer Guides give presentations, lead campus tours, workshops, and student panels during Peer Guide Thursdays. Peer Guides serve as role models in the areas of academic achievement, campus and community involvement and personal development, as well as working as Teacher’s Assistants (TAs) for College Connect instructors during class time. It’s a part time job paying $11/hr, for 5 weeks

  • Dates: July 2 through Aug 3
  • Days: Monday through Thursday
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday is academic work, Thursdays are for college-prep workshops
  • Hours: 8:30 am through 12:30 pm (program runs 9-12 but Peer Guides may need extra time to prepare class materials)
  • Some travel around the city for field trips (we will provide Ventra cards)
Interested?
See job description

VOLUNTEER WITH THE CHICAGO LIGHTS SUMMER DAY PROGRAM

This high energy, six-week program, serving children entering 1st-9thgrades and living in Chicago’s under-resourced neighborhoods, offers instruction in language arts, math, science, music, dance, drama and art. Summer Day is a way for children to get a jump-start on the upcoming school year and develop exciting, new talents while having fun. And . . . We need you! Summer Day runs from June 25 through August 2,Monday-Fridayfrom 8:30am-3:00pm. New volunteer orientations are on Thursdays, June 14, 3-4:30pm and June 21, 6-7:30pm.

Interested?
Register here
Download flyer

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY- COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY

Discover Psychological Services, a psychology practice in downtown Chicago, is hiring new psychotherapists. This employment opportunity is perfect for recent graduates as well as upcoming graduates in the clinical/counseling psychology program.

Interested?
Visit website

UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME HIRING ENGINEERING CAREER COUNSELING POSITION

The Center for Career Development at the University of Notre Dame has an open career counseling position for an Assistant Director of Undergraduate Career Services for Engineering.

Interested?
View job description

ITALIAN TEACHER NEEDED MARIST HIGH SCHOOL

Marist High School, Chicago, has a maternity-leave teaching position to begin August 17, 2018, and run through the end of the first marking period (October 23, 2018) to teach Italian levels 1 and 2. Qualifications: Near native fluency required, BA required/MA preferred, previous teaching experience preferred.

Interested?
Send resumes to Erica Nathan-Gamauf

SUMMER TUTORS NEEDED IN THE ECC

Help a child be successful this summer!!!

Change the life of a child by donating some of your time to provide homework help this summer. The Education & Counseling Center provides academic and counseling services to Chicagoland families who may not be able to afford it otherwise. We have lots of kids who would like to receive tutoring/homework help- Now we just need you to volunteer

Credit towards class or pre-service hours also possible with instructor approval.

No matter what your field is, it looks GREAT on a resume, and Dr. Mason is always happy to give recommendations/referrals for a job well-done!!!

We help K-12 grade levels. Most of the children are in grade school and come from all over Chicagoland to receive help. They are referred by teachers and parents. Tutoring generally lasts 1 hour each week with the same child, so your responsibility will be 1 hour/week (or more if you can spare it!). If you have a vacation coming, but would still like to volunteer- no worries! Just let us know in advance. All services take place within the center- 2247 N. Halsted St. Suite 100 (within the College of Education).

Interested?
Email Dr. Mason

NCSS CONFERENCE... VOLUNTEER AND ATTEND FOR FREE

The 2018 National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) annual conference will be held on November 30th- Dec.2nd at the Hyatt Regency Center in Chicago! For any students interested in attending NCSS, there are great opportunities to volunteer and "earn" a way to participate in NCSS for FREE.

Interested?
Sign up to volunteer

ADVANCED LEARNING POSITION

Sunset Ridge School in Northfield is looking for a teacher for K-8 to teach advanced learning (enrichment) in math and some science.

Interested?
Visit website

PART-TIME SCIENCE POSITION AT JONES COLLEGE PREP

There is a .6 position (with benefits) available at Jones College Prep High School for this upcoming school year. Most likely, the candidate would be teaching 3 sections of Honors Civics.

Interested?
Email John Lund, Social Science Department Chair

BUDLONG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL POSITION

Budlong Elementary School of Chicago Public Schools is looking for a world language teacher (Spanish, French, Arabic, Assyrian) for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year.

Interested?
Email Principal Nakayama

MIDDLE-SCHOOL TEACHER OPPORTUNITIES

Budlong Elementary School of Chicago Public Schools is looking for dynamic middle school teachers for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year. Candidates holding multiple endorsements, including science and social studies, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Want to apply?
Email resume to Principal Nakayama at mnlnakayama@cps.edu

SUMMER VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY

Camp Odayin, a summer camp in Crosslake, MN and Elkhorn, WI for children with heart disease, is looking for volunteers to serve as counselors for an amazing week of camp! Volunteer for five days this summer and provide life-changing camp experiences for children with heart disease. The cost to a camper is just $25 thanks in part to the generous counselors, nurses and physicians who volunteer their time.

Interested?
Visit website

Events

NCSS CONFERENCE... VOLUNTEER AND ATTEND FOR FREE

The 2018 National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) annual conference will be held on November 30th- Dec.2nd at the Hyatt Regency Center in Chicago! For any students interested in attending NCSS, there are great opportunities to volunteer and "earn" a way to participate in NCSS for FREE.

Interested?
Sign up to volunteer

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION BOOK DRIVE

The College of Education is sponsoring a book drive to help bring a diverse selection of books to those in the Chicago Lawn community. Please drop off books in the box available in the COE Advising Office.


SUMMER CIVIC EDUCATION INSTITUTE

Here's a wonderful civic education professional development and networking opportunity Friday, June 15th-Saturday, June 16th from 9:00-3:30pm at Loyola University. Sign up by June 1 to receive a $100 stipend for your full participation! (if you are in your final year of coursework or are about to graduate, this is for you!)

The Summer Civic Education Institute is designed to introduce pre-service teacher candidates to the required pedagogies of civic education in the State of Illinois. You will have opportunities to learn about and practice these pedagogies, network with other teacher candidates from Chicago universities, discover resources that can help you develop a civics tool kit, work with potential community partners, and ultimately prepare yourself to teach civics in the State of Illinois.

Participants will:

  • Learn from practitioners and faculty members from Chicago area high schools and universities in an interactive format.
  • Learn through participation, discussion, and simulation.
  • Leave with resources and products that you can use in your classrooms.
  • Continental Lunch and Breakfast will be provided each day!
Interested?
Register by June 1st

2018 ACPA MIDWEST REGIONAL CONFERENCE
Meeting in the Middle: Intersectionality, Student Affairs, and Midwestern Culture

ACPA-College Student Educators International and ACPA State Chapter, Missouri College Personnel Association (MoCPA) invite you to attend the 2018 Midwest Regional Conference! We are excited to provide a space for college student educators and graduate students in the Midwest to network, share knowledge, and acquire resources.

We are also currently accepting program proposals for the conference! We invite you to share transformative initiatives, research, and practices with colleagues in the Midwest as we explore our theme Meeting in the Middle: Intersectionality, Student Affairs, and Midwestern Culture. This year we are adding a poster session for graduate students to share their work as well. Program submissions will be accepted until Friday, July 13, 2018 at 5:00 pm CST. Acceptance notifications will be emailed by Friday, August 10, 2018.

Want more information
Registration and Lodging
Program Proposals

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

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