Wednesday, January 28, 2015

March 3 Teacher Preparation Program Info Session

On March 3, the College of Education will host an Information Session about teacher preparation programs at Roosevelt University.  The event will take place on the 8th floor of the Gage Building, at 18 South Michigan Ave., from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM (CST).  Appetizers and refreshments will be served.  Click here to register now.

Participants will meet faculty and administrators, and learn about graduate programs and careers in early childhood, elementary, secondary, and special education.  Information about the programs' admission requirments, student outcomes, and curriculum also will be shared.  For more information, contact Lily Castillo at

Feb 28 Teacher Job Fair

The 2015 INCS Teacher Job Fair will take place on February 28 at UNO Charter School Network (UCSN) Veterans Memorial Campus. Representatives from over 50 of the region’s charter schools will be on hand to recruit over 600 teachers.

INCS seeks talented and committed teachers who want to be free to teach in Illinois’ innovative charter schools. Each charter is guided by its own unique mission, and charter leaders are seeking teachers who share their vision for their school.

Teachers, you will have the opportunity to:
  • Meet recruiters from over 50 public charter schools representing over 120 campuses
  • Post your resume to the INCS Teacher Job Fair Resume Book, which is circulated to all charter schools in Illinois
  • Interview on-site with schools looking to hire great teachers like you

Schools, you will have the opportunity to:
  • Meet with hundreds and hundreds of teachers
  • Get teacher resumes ahead of time
  • Interview candidates on-site

If you have questions, please contact Christina McClain at

Monday, January 26, 2015

Feb. 25 Educators Job Fair at EIU

Spring Educators' Job Fair    (formerly Mid-America Educators' Job Fair)  

Wednesday, February 25, 2015             9:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. | MLK Jr. University Union- Grand Ballroom  

1720 7th Street
Charleston IL, 61920
Cost: FREE!
Alums & Non-EIU students:  We welcome you as well! No pre-registration!  No entrance fee!  No separate entrance times!   No hassle!  Get a group together and carpool to EIU! A day pass can be purchased at the University Police Department directly across the street from the Union. Plan to arrive early!   A list of participating employers can be found here and you can also download and print the floor plan.

This is a great PROFESSIONAL DAY experience for Student Teachers!  
Dress professionally and bring plenty of resumes!   

Questions? Call (217) 581-2412 or email

Feb. 21 Teacher Evaluation Framework Workshop

Are you overwhelmed by the new requirements for teacher evaluation?
Join us for workshops describing the process as related to instruction!

Dr. Deb Hays, Keynote Speaker
Breakout Sessions with Area Principals and Teachers

Saturday, February 21, 2015
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Northeastern Illinois University's Center for College Access and Success formerly Chicago Teachers' Center
Attendees will earn ISBE Clock Hours

Registration includes breakfast and is due by February 15, 2015.
          $30.00 for CARA Members & NEIU Faculty and Alumni
          $50.00 for Non-members
          $10.00 for Students with ID
          $65.00 Membership Special includes IRC and CARA membership with    
                          conference registration.

Online registration with PayPal payment option is available on the CARA website or use the PDF version to pay by check.

For further information, please contact JoAnne Vazzano at 773/442‐5388 or

Academic Success Center Open for Spring 2015 Tutoring

The staff of the Academic Success Center seek to help students who want or exhibit a need for support within their coursework. Students who work with the trained tutors in the Academic Success Center gain deeper understanding of the course content, make connections with a community of learners, and receive personal attention. 

The Academic Success Center, located in room 124M of the Auditorium Building and room 125 at the Schaumburg Campus, can provide support for the development of study and standard English editing skills, as well as such courses as: Accounting, Finance, Biology, Chemistry, English as a Second Language, French, Italian, Mathematics, Music Theory, and Statistics. Assistance is also available for both the APA and the MLA forms of secondary source documentation.

Appointments can be made online at or by calling 312-341-3818 in Chicago or 847-619-7978 in Schaumburg. Students can also visit the ASC to request a tutor.  Referrals from faculty also are highly encouraged.