Educator Resources

ISBE helps make sure educators are ready to enter the classroom with the tools and support they need to help their students grow and achieve. On their website you will find links to ​webpages organized by program area, a list of announcements and deadlines, and a list of frequently asked questions.
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ISAC provides Illinois students with information and assistance to help make education beyond high school accessible and affordable.
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ROE 17 is an advocate for education by providing positive leadership, coordinating and delivering state and local services, and disseminating information for educators, school districts, and the community.
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The Illinois PaCE Framework was developed with extensive input gathered from stakeholders and subject matter experts to provide guidance to students, families, and educators on what types of experiences and information a student should have in order to make the most informed decision about college and career planning, beginning in 8th grade and continuing through high school.
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The ACT Now Coalition works towards ensuring that young people in Illinois have access to quality, affordable afterschool and youth development programs. ACT Now is a diverse statewide coalition supported by Illinois families, educators, business leaders, afterschool providers, community advocates, youth organizations, and policymakers from across the state. We believe that an increased commitment to young people beyond the traditional school day is a crucial part of their growth into productive, healthy adults.
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Founded in 2008, Advance Illinois believes all kids deserve a quality education. We are an independent policy and advocacy organization that works toward a healthy public education system that prepares students to achieve success in college, career and civic life. We are committed to an aligned education system that strives for equity, stresses college and career readiness and completion, and supports the whole child from the earliest years through adulthood.
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Develop skills and gain knowledge through hands-on workshops. Earn PDs with hands-on educator workshops that align with Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards. You’ll gain the content knowledge and resources you need to implement classroom activities that increase student engagement, improve knowledge retention and help students see real world applications of STEM concepts.
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JA of Central Illinois's volunteer-delivered, kindergarten-12th grade programs foster work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills, and use experiential learning to inspire students in our community to dream big and reach their potential.
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