Another ROE 12 Teacher Recognized With Golden Apple Award
At a school assembly held at Robinson High School on Monday, March 27th, RHS Building Trades Instructor, Steve Jenkins was honored by WTHI-TV with the Golden Apple Award. Jenkins is the latest in a long list of ROE 12 educators so honored. Congratulations to Mr. Jenkins!
Substitute Teachers Needed!
Illinois Regional Superintendents' Survey Illustrates Severity of Substitute Teacher Shortage
Illinois schools see thousands of teacher absences each week and cannot find enough substitutes to cover more than 3,000 of those absences, a new survey has found. The survey of nearly 400 districts reveals that:
- Schools have to cover more than 16,500 absences each week
- Schools cannot find substitutes to cover more than 3,000 absences each week, or about 18 percent of total absences (600 classrooms per day) Read the full article.
ROE 12 Hosts Annual Illinois State Scholars Banquet
ROE 12 was pleased to host its 17th annual Celebration of Excellence banquet honoring the 49 Illinois State Scholars from our five county region on Tuesday, March 21st at the Robinson Community Center. With over 200 students, parents, and school administrators in attendance, the evening was highlighted with an address by WTHI-TV's Rondrell Moore. Regional Superintendent of Schools Monte Newlin wishes each State Scholar the very best in their further pursuits. Check out more pics from the evening.
Latest Issue of L.I.N.K. Newsletter Issued
Check out the most recent issue of ISBE L.I.N.K. This newsletter serves Regional Offices of Education (ROEs), administrators, and educators with pertinent information related to educator licensure in Illinois. We encourage you to share this newsletter with your staff. If there are any items you would like to hear more about or topics you would like to see included, please forward your suggestions to Amy Cosgriff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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