Monday, March 23, 2015

CPS Job Fair For Bilingual & ESL Teachers/Tutors on May 16

The CPS Network 2 Office will hold a forum in May to support our Principals in their efforts to find additional highly qualified Bilingual and ESL Teachers and Bilingual Tutors to serve their English Learner population.  There are 33 schools (elementary and high school) in Network 2.     

The "Meet & Greet" will be held at Mather High School on 
Saturday, May 16 from 9am-12pm.  

Interested candidates should RSVP via Eventbrite.   

Can you please assist us with outreach by sharing the link below and attached flier with students and faculty?  

Please feel free to contact me with any questions about this event.  

Valerie ButrĂ³n, M.S.Ed., M.A.
Instructional Support Leader | Network 2
  Chicago Public Schools                

Milwaukee College Prep Career Fairs, March 26 and 28

If you believe that a great education is every child’s birthright, consider joining the Milwaukee College Prep team!
Come to our Career Fairs

You will learn more about how you can work in an environment where great teaching and learning is valued, developed and supported. We will be filling teacher, educational assistant and office positions for each of the four campuses in our network. Please bring your resume and your passion for urban education.

Thursday, March 26th, 4:30 to 7:00 pm and
Saturday, March 28th, 9:30 noon

Milwaukee College Prep: Lloyd Street Campus
1228 W. Lloyd Street
Milwaukee, WI 53205

For more information, go to Join Our Team

April 10: RUMCOT 2015

This year’s Roosevelt University Mini-Conference on Teaching (RUMCOT) has a special format that is aimed at providing professional development for faculty around the topics of classroom social media use, service, and social justice.

Social media platform orientations, presentations from faculty using social media in their classrooms, and a guided mini-workshop on creating a classroom social media plan will all be provided along with morning refreshments, lunch, and a $50 honorarium for faculty who participate on Friday, April 10th in Chicago, in Schaumburg, and virtually through Adobe Connect from 9am-3pm.

The full schedule and registration form can be found at this link:

For more information, contact Kim Ruffin at

Friday, March 13, 2015

Register Now for March 20 Eating Disorders Symposium!

The Awakening Center
"Discover the person you were meant to be"

To celebrate our 20th Year and to honor 
Eating Disorders Awareness Week:


The Awakening Center 
and the Counseling Department of 
Roosevelt University 
will host
"Treating the Whole Person: Recovery from Eating Disorders" 
a Symposium for ED professionals.

6.25 CE's available.

The symposium is open to anyone who wants to learn more about working with eating disordered clients/students: counselors, psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, school social workers, school nurses, psychiatric nurses, physicians, nutritionists, or anyone studying in these fields. We will be offering both advanced-level and basic-level workshops.

Friday March 20, 2015
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Roosevelt University
425 S Wabash, Chicago, IL 60605
Seating is Limited.

Follow the link below for more information, or to register:

For security reasons, Roosevelt University requires all participants to preregister before 3/13/15. 

No walk in registrations will be allowed. 

This Symposium will support The Awakening Center's ED Scholarship program for uninsured and under insured clients.

For general information about the Awakening Center: 
 call (773) 929-6262 or email: 

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Any RU faculty, staff or student interested in registering should contact Dr. Kristina Peterson  

Working In The Schools Needs Tutors

WITS (Working in the Schools) is looking for a few new tutors for the fourth grade children who come to the Roosevelt University Chicago Campus from Bouchet Math & Science Academy. Tutoring for these children takes place on Monday afternoons from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. There will only be five more tutoring sessions for the semester, and the children are eager to have help with their homework and read with RU faculty, staff, or students. A background check is required, and if you haven't had one, WITS will pay for it. 

If you are interested in joining the WITS tutoring program, please contact Dr. Gouwens at

March 21 Free Balanced Literacy Workshop

The Language and Literacy Program is pleased to announce a free balanced literacy workshop sponsored by the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE) Improving Teacher Quality Grant.

Saturday, March 21, 2015 
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 
Roosevelt University
425 S. Wabash Ave.,  Room 1111
Chicago, IL 60605

Topic: Thematic Units of Study and Formative Assessment in the Balanced Literacy Classroom. This workshop will provide an opportunity for participants to see exemplar thematic units with built in formative assessment practices.