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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.
The COE has initiated a new teacher mentoring program this year which partners new teachers beginning their career Fall 2020 with COE faculty for regular conversations about their teaching. Monthly meetings on a variety of topics will provide more in-depth training. The first session will be held virutally on Tuesday, October 6th from 4:00-5:15 on the topic Beyond Classroom Management presented by Dr. Donna Kiel. Preservice candidates who are student teaching during the 2020-2021 academic year are also invited to join. Please RSVP to Dr. Barbara Rieckhoff, firstname.lastname@example.org to receive the meeting link.
Space in the DePaul University Library is now open to current students, faculty and staff for independent study and computer use. For now, access will be limited to the second floor of the John T. Richardson Library on the Lincoln Park Campus. This includes 18 PC, two Mac and two Wacom workstations, in addition to open space for study. Library access will require a current DePaul ID, a reservation, and record of the #CampusClear app for that day. Learn more and reserve up to three hours per day through a new reservation system. For more information on library services and updated policies, see the Newsline article.
If you are a degree seeking student (meaning you plan to receive a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctoral degree from DePaul) and Autumn quarter will be your final quarter in your program, then you should apply for Autumn 2020-2021 degree conferral. Learn more about Degree Conferral. If you are unsure which quarter you should be applying for, please contact your advisor. The application deadline for Autumn degree conferral is October 1, 2020. You must apply for degree conferral in order to receive your degree.
Feeling overwhelmed? Falling behind? Having difficulty getting into the groove of learning online?
The “Get Unstuck” program offers individual coaching and support to all students at DePaul toward helping you reach your academic goals. Staff from the Academic Success Center in the College of Education will work closely with you to outline what you need to succeed, with a special focus on organization, executive dysfunction, dealing with anxiety and other challenges that can get in the way of meeting goals.
You can set up a meeting with one of the ASC coaches by emailing ASC@depaul.edu. Please include your email and phone number and one of their staff members will contact you to set up a meeting time. ASC coaches will meet with you weekly through Zoom. You may choose to meet only once or twice or continue throughout the quarter depending on your needs and desires.
As was announced back in August, all university communications (like this newsletter) will be sent to student BlueM@il (email@example.com) email addresses beginning fall quarter. After next week, we will only be sending emails to your BlueM@ail email. Please make sure to check your BlueM@il email account regularly to stay on top of the most important news and updates. For more information, read this Newsline article.
Immaculate Conception-St. Joseph School located in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago is seeking full-time dynamic, collaborative, professional and enthusiastic educators as long-term substitute teachers beginning September 28, 2020, to June 17, 2021. Positions available include Elementary and MS grade levels.
All qualified applicants must have a valid teacher certification, complete Applitrack application, and meet all background and employment requirements of the Archdiocese of Chicago. Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to Principal, Katie Sullivan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join the COE International Students Group for their first Coffee Talk on September 24, 2020 from 4:00pm-5:00pm. In this Coffee Talk, the activities of COE International Students Group will be introduced and an opportunity will be provided for members, international students, and student workers to get to know each other. Any students interested in attending, should email Qianhui Tian, LLC Graduate Assistant to register.
Interested in studying abroad and need help figuring out where to start? Attend Study Abroad Week! This week will host a series of virtual sessions designed to teach you how to plan for study abroad. Sessions include Study Abroad 101, advising by major, connecting study abroad to careers, and scholarships. Students can also join fun interactive activities like international trivia and a scavenger hunt to win prizes. Learn more.
Please join the Illinois Holocaust Museum on November 6 & 7, 2020 from 9:00am – 1:00pm for their free two-day College Leadership VIRTUAL Summit, Make Your Voice Count. Students will participate in engaging virtual sessions and hear from inspirational speakers that have made a difference in their communities.For additional information please visit this link: https://cls.ilholocaustmuseum.org/
As was announced back in August, all university communications (like this newsletter) will be sent to student BlueM@il (email@example.com) email addresses beginning fall quarter. This will be the last COEAdvising Update sent to non BlueM@il addresses. Please make sure to check your BlueM@il email account regularly to stay on top of the most important news and updates. For more information, read this Newsline article.
Lace up for the first-ever All for DePaul Fun Run! From October 10-18, 2020, Blue Demons everywhere are invited to participate in a run/walk to celebrate all things DePaul and support our students. You can choose your distance (5k, 10k, half or full marathon), and all participants will receive a DePaul-branded active band. Learn more and register at https://www.charityfootprints.com/All4DePaul/.
The College of Education building will be open this week Monday, September 14 through Thursday, September 17 between 10am and 2pm for students seeking in-person assistance. Due to social distancing requirements and limited in-person staffing, online services are emphasized. Students are encouraged to reach out via email or chat.
If you do come to campus, please note that masks are required everywhere on campus. Please take your DePaul ID card with you whenever you visit campus. You may need to swipe your card to enter DePaul buildings. Please visit the ID Card Services website for information about obtaining an ID card.
Before you visit campus, you must complete a self-screening through the #CampusClear app. You may be asked to display your results to a university official prior to entering a DePaul-owned or operated facility. Please visit the Health Monitoring website for information on how to download and use #CampusClear.
The mission of the Latino Policy Forum is to build the power, influence, and leadership of the Latino community through collective action to transform public policies that ensure the well-being of its community and society as a whole. They are currently seeking three part-time interns. Job descriptions and information are linked below.
Please send a cover letter and resume to Fanny López Benítez, Civic Engagement Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Richard’s Episcopal School in Indianapolis is currently looking for a new Head of School to begin in July 2021. For more information, see the position statement here. Please share with anyone who might be interested.
Sacred Heart School in Roger’s Park is seeking a dedicated and talented teacher to teach 6th grade beginning October 9th. Interested parties should view the job listing.
The faculty and staff of the DePaul College of Education wish to take a moment to welcome back our students. While we must begin this year physically apart, we are glad that you have decided to join us and would like to renew our commitment to providing you the best academic learning experience and student services whether in-person or virtual.
The College of Education building will be open Tues, Sept 8 through Thurs, Sept 17 between 10am and 2pm for students seeking in-person assistance. Due to social distancing requirements and limited in-person staffing, online services are still recommended. Students are encouraged to reach out via email or chat.
If you do come to campus, please note that masks are required everywhere on campus.
Please take your DePaul ID card with you whenever you visit campus. You may need to swipe your card to enter DePaul buildings. Please visit the ID Card Services website for information about obtaining an ID card.
Following discussions in June in the wake of George Floyd's killing, many DePaul College of Education faculty and staff engaged in activities over the summer to move forward regarding ideas expressed in the Statement of Support and Commitment. Please visit our website to read more about the important work that has begun and will continue.
Now more than ever, hiring is becoming a challenge for people every day. The Illinois Network of Charter Schools has provided this form to submit your information. They will be collecting data and providing it to recruiters around the state of Illinois who are hiring for the 2020-2021 school year. If you have questions, reach out to Natalia Blanco at email@example.com.
The Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic schools are currently hiring elementary, secondary, early childhood and substitute teachers. We are currently waiving the requirement of holding a teaching license.
Application process: To apply, please visit https://www.applitrack.com/archchicago/onlineapp/. When applying, please select “start an application for employment” under external applicants.
You may complete the application and upload:
Through your application you can review and apply to open positions. Applications remain active for six months. If students have questions, they may reach out to the Office of Catholic Schools by calling 312-534-5231 or 312-534-5233 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Latin School of Chicago is looking for a part-time substitute teacher within the Upper School History department from mid-September through the end of October. The ideal candidate will value a student-centered approach to teaching history and be comfortable teaching online in a remote learning environment. Strong candidates will have experience teaching high school students and a master’s degree in education or content field.
Minimally, this teacher will:
Interested candidates should apply online by submitting a letter of interest and resume at www.latinschool.org/employment.
12M Recruiting is running a search for the next executive director of the Bay Area Teacher Training Institute (BATTI) in the San Francisco Bay Area. For 20 years, BATTI has been training the next generation of elementary teachers to serve public, private, and charter schools. The BATTI executive director is a unique educational leadership opportunity, as it blends some executive responsibilities of a principal / head of school, with many pedagogical responsibilities of a director of teaching and learning.
Interested parties should review the job listing here: https://www.12MRecruiting.com/jobs/BATTI.
Homewood Flossmoor High School is seeking candidates to fill a maternity leave this fall. Classes to be taught are upper level Spanish 4 Honors, AP Spanish and one ELL class. Interested candidates should fill out the online application: https://www.applitrack.com/d233/onlineapp/_application.aspx?posJobCodes=1082&posFirstChoice=High%20School%20Teaching&posSpecialty= and also contact Johnathan Miller, World Language Department Chair, at email@example.com.
Seeking 30 research participants. This research is looking at teacher education programs, mental health, and student experiences. Participants must be 18 years of age or older, a current teacher education student, and self-report as having a mental health issue or been given a label or diagnosis related to your mental health or having a mental/psychiatric disability. For more information, visit https://sites.google.com/view/mentalhealthdisabilityandteach/home.
ASPIRA is seeking to hire 3 Math tutors, 3 English tutors, and 3 Science tutors. utors will be responsible for working with high school students on a one-to-one basis in a virtual setting providing quality individualized tutoring. The ideal tutor will have availability between Monday – Thursday 8:00-9:00am and 3-6pm. If interested, please send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Academic Advising office remains open and available to assist and support you for the start of fall quarter and throughout the rest of the quarter. Our advisors are available online Monday – Friday from 9:00-5:00.
Fall quarter advising quick appointments: Advisors will be available for quick appointments (15-20 minutes) to address fall quarter registration issues during the first week of the quarter, Wed, Sept 9 through Tues, Sept 15th. Please contact your advisor via email with the subject line “Fall quarter advising needed” and we will arrange a meeting/phone appt 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 Tues, Sept 15th. If a College of Education course is closed, please add yourself to the waitlist.
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
Advising offices will be open Tues, Sept 8 through Thurs, Sept 17 between 10am and 2pm. However, in person advising will be limited due to social distancing precautions. All advisors are accessible via Zoom and phone and we will do our best to reply to your emails and requests as soon as possible. If you come to campus, don’t forget your mask and check in on the CampusClear app before heading over.
Dean Paul Zionts will be hosting an Update and Q&A session for COE students via Zoom. This opportunity to get information and ask questions about fall quarter plans 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.
Friday, September 43:00-4:00pmhttps://depaul.zoom.us/j/94216703258
While the vast majority of courses will now be delivered online in the coming fall quarter, in order to promote virtual community engagement, an international students group within the College of Education (COE) will be 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) form and hold a language and culture club; (4) pair language and culture partners; (5) other services and activities according to the needs of COE International Students Group members. Members may choose to participate in part of all of the events according to your 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 this survey: http://depaul.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eRkDWOV4MqoIbsx
Should you have any questions, concerns, and suggestions, please reach out to Qianhui Tian at email@example.com.
Please join the Illinois Holocaust Museum on November 6 & 7, 2020 from 9:00am – 1:00pm for their free two-day College Leadership VIRTUAL Summit, Make Your Voice Count. Students will participate in engaging virtual sessions and hear from inspirational speakers that have made a difference in their communities.
For additional information please visit this link: https://cls.ilholocaustmuseum.org/
Visit the COE Scholarship Page for our complete listing of scholarships, as well as their full criteria. Fill out your General Scholarship and then proceed to all award applications on Scholarship Connect.
We currently are updating our FAQ page and would love your input on information to include. Please send suggestions for scholarship topics to Sarah Magnuson at firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, feel free to reach out to Sarah with any questions about COE awards and the application process. She is excited to help!
Since a majority of schools have announced plans to begin the 2020-2021 academic year with some version of remote or online learning, many parents have reached out to the College of Education in hopes that our students would be interested in working this fall as a tutor, eLearning supervisor, or homeschool teacher in their household. The COE has partnered with The Career Center to provide a way for parents and interested COE students to connect to one another for these positions.
If you would like to explore these various part-time and full-time job opportunities, please log in to Handshake and search for “DePaul College of Education-Tutoring and Instruction” to view the parents’ postings.
Please take note that many of these postings are from parents outside of DePaul University. While the Career Center and the COE review postings before they go live, please take care when responding to any of these job listings. Also, please notify Erin Rice at email@example.com immediately if you notice anything potentially problematic with a listing.
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.
The Career Center's YouTube channel has a selection of quick and engaging videos to assist graduate with their job searches. They will be adding new videos weekly.
If you are planning to student teach in AUTUMN 2021, you are required to attend one of the following MANDATORY meetings:
All meetings will be held via Zoom: https://depaul.zoom.us/j/93679796314
Dr. Marie Donovan, Director, Program in Early Childhood Education, is holding weekly one-hour Zoom sessions open to all ECE majors (undergraduate, master's, doctoral). These meetings are on an informal, drop-in basis--participants stop in to say hello, or to ask specific questions and get immediate answers, then leave to get on with their days. Program part- and full-time faculty stop in as well, to check in with students and each other. These Zoom meetings will continue weekly through the end of September, at minimum. If there are ECE students interested in attending, they should email Dr Donovan at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Be sure to visit https://dehub.campusgroups.com/events to find a listing of the virtual events being offered by student organizations this week!