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  • Title: South Cook Intermediate Service Center — providing educational services to South Suburban Cook County
    Descriptive info: .. South Cook Intermediate Service Center.. providing educational services to South Suburban Cook County.. Search for:.. Home.. News.. What s New?.. From Dr.. Kinder s Desk.. District Deadlines Due Dates.. SCISC Employment Opportunities.. Professional Learning.. Administrator Academy.. Calendar of Courses.. Catalog (PDF).. Common Core Standards.. Mandated/Recommended Trainings.. Mandated/Recommended Units of Study.. New Principal Mentoring.. Response to Intervention (RtI).. South Cook Mathematics Initiative (SCMI).. Spelling Bee.. Squeeze N Reads.. TM.. Workshops at a Glance.. Workshops.. Services.. Bus Driver Training.. Certification.. Compliance.. Health Life Safety.. Homeschooling.. Homeless Children.. McKinney-Vento.. R.. I.. S.. E.. Statewide System of Support (SSoS).. Unaccompanied Minor.. About.. Contact SCISC.. Employment Opportunities.. Governing Board.. South Cook ISC School Districts.. Other Resources / Links.. State of Illinois Educational Agencies.. Illinois Interactive Report Card.. Download Adobe Acrobat Reader.. Microsoft Office Viewer Plugins.. Skip to main content.. Monday, May 13th 2013.. providing educational services to 66 public school districts and stakeholders in South  ...   Information/Open Meetings Act.. Regional Safe Schools.. Locations.. What Qualifies a Student?.. Background Checks/Fingerprinting.. Building Permits/Occupancy.. Breakfast/lunch waivers.. Certification Forms.. Teacher Institute guidelines.. Truancy Forms.. Evaluation for Workshops.. Evidence of Completion for Workshops.. Upcoming Deadlines.. Jun.. 30.. Sun.. Township Fund Condition Statement Due June 30.. Jul.. 1.. Mon.. List of Students Who Left School July 1.. View Calendar.. Latest News.. What's New?.. Kinder's Desk.. Intake Packet (PDF).. Location Contact.. 253 West Joe Orr Road.. Chicago Heights, Illinois 60411.. 708-754-6600.. 708-754-8687 (Fax).. Contact Us.. Let us know how we are doing!.. Directions and Map.. Office Hours.. Hours:.. Monday: 8 a.. m.. - 8 p.. Tuesday-Friday 8 a.. - 4 p.. Certification:.. Monday: 1 p.. Tuesday-Friday: 8:30 a.. - 3:30 p.. Return to top of page.. Copyright © 2012 South Cook Intermediate Service Center, All Rights Reserved ·.. Built on the.. Genesis Framework.. , customized by.. Wings of Mercury Web Designs.. ·.. Log in..

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    Descriptive info: You are here:.. / Archives for News.. Welcome!.. Welcome to our new and improved web-site.. Hopefully, you will find our new site much more user friendly and will find everything you need! As you navigate through the site, we’d love to hear any feedback you have—so please feel free to send your comments along.. Change in the Wind.. In current news, as you may know, the Governor created a streamlining commission to study the effectiveness/efficiency of the Regional Offices of Education (ROE) and the Intermediate Service Centers (ISC), and I was appointed to serve as the ISC representative.. Currently there are 44 ROE’s and 3 ISC s in the state; the commission reached consensus and is recommending that the number of ROE s be reduced from 44 to 35; in addition the 3 ISC s will remain intact.. This was a very,  ...   passes, educators with lapsed certificates—only due to not paying registration fees, will be given until September 2012, to pay the fees and not have any other penalty imposed.. Currently, with a lapsed certificate, educators cannot work in Illinois public schools; to move the certificate out of a lapsed status, educators must complete 9 college semester hours in the their endorsement/content area.. We will keep you posted as soon as we hear more!.. PEAC Training.. The new PEAC training for all administrators is scheduled to begin after May 1.. As we receive updates, we will be sure to pass them along.. Talk to Us!.. As always, if you have questions, just let me know.. You can use our new, easy to use.. Contact Form.. Let us know how we are doing take our.. Survey.. Vanessa.. Filed Under:.. ,.. Latest News Placeholder.. latest news..

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  • Title: From Dr. Kinder’s Desk
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  • Title: SCISC Calendar
    Descriptive info: / SCISC Calendar.. SCISC Calendar.. Agenda.. Month.. Week.. Day.. Filter:.. Categories.. Courses.. Deadlines.. Agenda.. Today.. Expand All.. Collapse All.. « Previous Events.. May.. 14.. Tue.. −.. Discipline of Students with Disabilities, Without Disabilities, and Who Claim to Have Disabilities.. 8:30 am – 3:00 pm.. Read more.. Categories:.. AACode: 1336.. Course Number: 04661.. Presenter:Sraga Hauser.. Courtney Stillman.. Through this hands-on course, participants will review and practice critical legal and practical procedures for disciplining regular education and special education students, and students who claim portection under IDEA as not yet determined eligible for special education.. Participants will analyze sample scenarios to determine nexus for disciplining off-campus behaviors, will role play discipline situations, including search and seizure and due process, and will engage in a mock manifestation determination review.. This course will also address interim alternative educational settings and Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) during suspensions and expulsions, and Section 504 requirements and implications.. Register Now.. +.. 8:30 am.. 21.. Leading Major Change in Education: What the Beatles Can Teach Us.. AACode: 1355.. Course Number: 04660.. Presenter:Joe Porto Ed.. D.. The success of school leaders in effecting significant and sustained change is somewhat sketchy over time.. Changes come and go, often failing, fading away or surviving only minimally.. This course aims to help school leaders recognize the big picture process for change.. Using an approach combining research on change leadership in education with a case study of large-scale, fundamental cultural change, participants will view the change process using a new lens.. 23.. Thu.. Verbal Skills for Clear, Explicit, and Effective Communication with Stakeholders Revised 2012.. AACode: 1366.. Course Number: 04655.. Presenter:Dev Alliance Professional.. Participants will learn a variety of verbal skills for improving communication.. The specific verbal skills presented are: strategies to initiate thinking by stakeholders, using effective pauses to provide time for thinking, varieties of paraphrasing to strengthen relationships and achieve precise understanding within a dialogue, and questioning skills to encourage creative thinking or to narrow and clarify statements.. 10.. Common Core Standards Professional Development in English Language Arts Reading/Writing Emphasis on.. Courses.. Course Number: 04755.. Presenter:Kay Dugan.. This continuous series is intended to support participants to become English Language Arts/Reading Trainers in aligning curriculum with the Common Core Standards.. The goal of this on-going Institute is to help teachers develop confidence and an expertise to take back a knowledge base to each of their districts who work with other teachers and administrators.. Gifted Education Seminar Summer 2013 Session 1.. Course Number: 04715.. Presenter:Sheryl Gallaher.. This program invites classroom teachers to deepen understanding of how to teach and reach gifted and talented students.. The goal of the training, Teachers will be able to create an environment to identify gifted and talented learners, address their diverse needs and measure student growth in the classroom, will be accomplished through the exploration of topics including perspectives of gifted, knowing the gifted, curriculum models and differentiation.. Participants will undertake additional assignments to satisfy the 45-hour requirements of the course.. Optional University Credit is available through Lindenwood University for an additional fee.. Details will be available at the first class session.. PARTICIPANTS MUST BRING A LAPTOP AND HEADPHONES TO THE WORKSHOP.. THIS WORKSHOP WILL TAKE PLACE AT JAMES A.. HART SCHOOL 18220 MORGAN STREET, HOMEWOOD, IL, 60430.. 11.. Effective Public Relations Strategies for Success in Educational Leadership.. AACode: 1129.. Course Number: 04654.. Presenter:Robert Madonia.. This Academy will cover essential skills and strategies needed to build relationships and partnerships with stakeholders both in the district and in the community.. The program will include communication style development, refinement of the oral and written word, dealing with the media and networking.. Self-assessment of the participants s existing communication style will be a springboard into the development of a plan for improvement.. Referendum strategies will be discussed that interface with the skills being taught.. At the end of the program participants will develop a public relations, communications and referendum plan.. 18.. Gifted Education Seminar Summer 2013 Session 2.. Course Number: 04717.. The Legal Rights of Students and Parents an Update.. AACode: 938.. Course Number: 04665.. Presenter:Robb Cooper.. This Academy focuses on constitutional rights of students and parents.. Subtopics to be covered include: First Amendment Rights, residency rights, discipline procedures, homeschooling and student handbooks.. Participants pursuing Administrator Academy credit will be required to develop an action plan to update school procedures and to inservice staff members on constitutional law issues.. 19.. Wed.. Number and Operation: Aligning to the Common Core: Grades K-6.. 9:00 am – 3:00 pm.. Course Number: 04729.. Presenter:Glory Jurich-Sarna.. This Make and Take session will align centers and RTI to the Common Core Standards for Math in number, operations, and algebraic thinking.. Teachers will learn how to progress step-by-step through addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division including word problems.. How to monitor and create interventions will be discussed.. Using manipulatives and creating differentiated centers will help teachers reach all students from basic facts to place value to fractions.. Teachers will come away with everything needed to begin using immediately in the classroom.. 9:00 am.. Fri.. Supporting Teachers to Become Proactive Classroom Managers.. AACode: 1143.. Course Number: 04657.. Presenter:Ambrose Panico.. This Academy approaches classroom management from the perspective that classroom management is something teachers proactively engage in to position their students to behave responsibly, achieve academically, and grow socially.. This theory is presented so that participants can facilitate their teachers beliefs about classroom management in relationship to student discipline, and, where necessary, discard disabling beliefs for empowering beliefs.. 24.. South Cook Mathematics Institute-Administrators.. 8:00 am – 3:00 pm.. Course Number: 04703.. Presenter:Presenters Various.. Strengthen administrators mathematical content and pedagogical content knowledge.. Develop understanding and knowledge of the Common Core State Standards in mathematics.. Deepen participants instructional skills and provide them will resources to be used in their classrooms.. Enhance participants ability to use high-qualifty mathematics tasks to assess their students mathematical understanding.. Build a professional community of mathematics teachers, leaders, and administrators in the participating South Cook districts.. 8:00 am.. Online Class: Enhancing Professional Practice A Framework for Teaching by Charlotte Danielson.. Course Number: 04749.. Presenter:Cook South Staff.. The Center for Learning and South Cook ISC have joined forces to offer a different type of online professional development opportunity designed for meaningful learning and sustainable outcomes.. This 4-week, well-paced online course can be completed at times convenient for the participant, but it is professionally facilitated to create an enjoyable virtual classroom environment.. As the mandatory new system for evaluating teacher effectiveness is implemented statewide, it s vital for teachers and administrators to understand the system s structure, execution, and ramifications.. After this course, participants will be able to: apply Danielson s framework and theory of professional practice within a school initiative; assess and chart professional growth within the framework; identify and define a clear set of standards that delineate effective teaching, and apply them within the school environment.. This class will run from June 24 July 19.. One hour graduate credit is available from Aurora University.. Call Dr.. Kathleen Doyle to get further information.. 25.. School Finance Made Easy..  ...   in teacher classrooms.. Topics will focus on the research behind the benefits of walkthroughs as a tool to improve instruction, development of the walkthrough form, question design, creating a usable tool for data collection, and discuss practical methods to analyze the data and utilize it to redirect instruction.. It is recommended that participants bring a laptop and attend this workshop with other colleagues in order to create the best tool for their school.. Academic Vocabulary Instructional.. Course Number: 04744.. One of these shifts is Academic Vocabulary, which is defined as words that must be constantly built upon to be able to access grade level complex texts.. This course will identify key features of academic vocabulary and demonstrate effective lessons that will support the rigor necessary to effectively implement this standard in your classroom.. Academic Vocabulary Instructional and Make and Take.. Course Number: 04746.. Academic Vocabulary Make and Take.. Course Number: 04745.. This course will allow participants to use their knowledge of Academic Vocabulary and apply it by using instructional materials to create lessons with an easy to use lesson template.. Communicating with Staff Regarding Performance Assessment.. Course Number: 04725.. Presenter:Susan Baker.. Anita Plautz.. It is commended that participants bring a laptop and attend this workshop with other colleagues in order to create the best tool for their school.. Making Common Core Math Come Alive in Grades 3-5.. Course Number: 04733.. Embark on a journey through the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in mathematics as you learn about the fundamental shifts in instruction and gain essential knowledge of high quality math instruction through hands on activities for grades 3-5.. This workshop will include an introduction to the CCSS critical areas and grade level domains, ready to use ideas that integrate both the content and practice standards.. Course Number: 04721.. Making Common Core Math Come Alive in Grades 6-8.. Course Number: 04734.. Embark on a journey through the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in mathematics as you learn about the fundamental shifts in instruction and gain essential knowledge of high quality math instruction through hands on activities for grades 6-8.. Proactively Dealing with Difficult Conversations: Bringing Out the Best in People at Their Worst.. AACode: 1116.. Course Number: 04716.. This course will help administrators improve their communication skills during difficult conversations with staff and parents.. Participants will learn the strengths and weaknesses of four basic behavior styles and strategies for bringing out the BEST in people at their WORST.. Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to develop a proactive training plan to help staff understand the impact of behavioral styles on managing difficult personalities in difficult situations and an on-going support system for staff.. 31.. Building Capacity for Change.. AACode: 1232.. Course Number: 04736.. Presenter:James R.. Polzin.. This course will provide the school building administrator with the knowledge and skills to build capacity for change in a school building and will provide a structured process, including the proper tools, techniques, and group processes for the administrator to successfully implement change and evaluate outcomes.. Participants will learn the 10 essentials every school must have to ensure change produces the desired results; the 11 principles that hold true for all situations of change; the administrator s true role in communicating change and how to provide real support to those undergoing change; the top 10 reasons major change fails; and how to develop a plan to communicate school change that will dramatically increase success.. Introduction to Daily 5.. Course Number: 04747.. Presenter:Kathleen Malone.. Jill Liapis.. This session will provide a foundational understanding of Gail Boushey and Joan Moser s Daily Five.. Participants will learn to introduce the five components of Daily Five: Read to Self, Work on Writing, Read to Someone, Listen to Reading and Word Work.. It will provide teachers with the information needed to jumpstart The Daily Five in their classrooms and help their students develop the daily habits of reading and writing, while building independent learners.. Sql Server and the Web.. Course Number: 04713.. Presenter:John Schumake.. This is a test class and is not open to the public.. Aug.. The Law as it Relates to the Rights, Employment, Retention and Dismissal of Teachers.. AACode: 1118.. Course Number: 04722.. Participants will learn and be able to utilize the knowledge and application of the law as it pertains to teacher rights, liabilities, tenure, retention, due process and dismissal.. Participants will learn how to conduct teacher employment searches and develop a template of legal interview questions to ask candidates.. This template will be connected to the specific needs of the participant s district.. Secondary Disciplinary Literacy Behaviors: A Teacher-Friendly Framework for Instruction.. Course Number: 04748.. Presenter:Michael Henry.. Brian Hurley.. In this highly interactive workshop, participants will construct their own literacy-based instructional framework using theory, research, and evidence from the field as guides.. Throughout the workshop, participants will create research questions, streamline vocabulary requirements, write plans for specific teaching strategies, and create user-friendly rubrics that facilitate real-time feedback and grading.. The workshop is designed to challenge teachers epistemologies by offering a model of instruction that is student driven and differentiated while meeting many of the CCSS and NGSS.. By the end of the session, participants will have monthly, weekly, and daily plans for infusing discipline-specific literacy behaviors into their practice, while maintaining the full integrity of their existing curriculum allowing time for a more precise focus on student work.. Participants should bring copies of their curricula or specific units of instruction that they want to change or improve to the workshop.. This workshop is designed for participants to work with the content they are required to teach.. 6.. Course Number: 04728.. This workshop will provide hands-on strategies and school improvement ideas for administrators regarding how a classroom culture that honors diversity can be supported and how to implement and support effective approaches to a pluralistic curriculum to increase student engagement and achievement.. Induction for the 21st Century Mentor Training.. Course Number: 04727.. Presenter:Kathleen Doyle.. This training is designed for schools as a first step to increasing the retention of promising teachers.. New mentors are invited to attend this training.. Participants will learn the responsibilities of an effective mentor, how to build trust and confidential relationships, and how the mentoring process must evolve as the new teacher develops.. This training will help diagnose the needs of beginning teachers in order to focus their professional growth.. Mentors will learn non-judgmental strategies of observation, data collection and ways to support new teachers.. Oct.. Fluency is for Math, Too!.. Course Number: 04730.. Fluency is much more than memorization.. This Make and Take will help teachers learn how to help students master the basic facts, mental math, geometry, fractions and more, using visual techniques such as subitizing, decomposing/composing numbers and strategy patterns.. Layering learning using automaticity bags and making centers that help students practice and remember will have teachers taking away the tools they need to begin instruction in the classroom and align to the CCSSM.. ✔ Subscribe.. to this filtered calendar.. Subscribe in Google Calendar..

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  • Title: SCISC Employment Opportunities
    Descriptive info: / Archives for SCISC Employment Opportunities.. Link to Current SCISC Employment Opportunities.. Thank you for your interest in employment with South Cook Intermediate Service Center and the Regional Safe Schools Program R.. We look forward to reviewing your application.. A complete application includes the online application and other supporting documents (as specified within each application).. Should you have any questions regarding the application process please contact Joani Fadool at (708) 754-6600 or by email at.. jfadool@s-cook.. org.. If you have finished the online application and are waiting for your supporting documents (e.. g.. , résumé, confidential letters of reference on district form, transcripts); please still click on the  ...   If the materials are not updated prior to the anniversary date, all records will be deleted.. Equal Opportunity Employer.. South Cook Intermediate Service Center IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND COMPLIES WITH TITLE IX OF THE EDUCATION AMENDMENT ACT OF 1972, with the Americans Disabilities Act, and with all other state and federal employment laws.. The Center does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy or parenthood.. South Cook ISC employs only US Citizens or aliens who can provide proof identity and work authorization within three (3) working days of employment..

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  • Title: Common Core Standards
    Descriptive info: / Common Core Standards.. If you would like additional information about the Common Core Standards, please contact.. Dr.. Kathleen Doyle.. , (708) 754-6600.. The Illinois State Board of Education has adopted new Math and English Language Arts standards for K-12 education known as the New Illinois State Learning Standards Incorporating the Common Core.. The goal is to better prepare Illinois students for success in college and the workforce in a competitive global economy.. Why new standards?.. Our expectations for what students must know and be able to demonstrate were different in 1997 when Illinois adopted the current standards.. The new standards aim to provide clear, consistent academic benchmarks with “fewer, clearer and higher” academic standards for essential learning and skills.. The standards were developed while considering the standards of top performing countries and the strengths of current state standards.. The 2010 state standards provide benchmarks for academic progress (skills and knowledge) that students should have at the conclusion of each grade level.. This will allow teachers to establish the best approach to help their students meet those standards.. Students and parents will clearly understand the knowledge students are expected to attain.. each year.. Resources used for Common Core.. ISBE/Common Core Website.. Description: The Illinois State Board of Education has adopted new Mathematics and English Language Arts standards for K-12 education known as The New Illinois Learning Standards Incorporating the Common Core.. The goal is to better prepare Illinois students for success in college and the workforce in a competitive and global economy.. This will be the spring board to showcase the English Language Arts Standards, the Mathematics Standards, the Gap Analysis, the assessment components with Partnership for the Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC), and the PTA informational component.. Direct Link:.. Common Core: English Language Arts.. Description: The Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects ( the Standards ) are the culmination of an extended, broad-based effort to fulfill the charge issued  ...   Common Core: Gap Analysis.. Description: This Gap Analysis document is an informational tool designed to guide local steps towards increasing the awareness of the new standards and providing guidance to teachers at each grade level as they review curriculum and transition to full implementation.. Local districts are encouraged to conduct their own review and analysis to initiate discussion based on what is taking place in their classrooms and analyzing local data.. PARCC and the 2014-2015 Assessment.. Description: Twenty-six states are working together in the.. Partnership for the Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers.. The new assessment system will greatly increase the number of graduating students who are ready to succeed after graduating.. Illinois is one of 11 states serving on PARCC’s governing board, helping to lead the way.. Direct Links:.. For more specific information:.. PARRCOnline.. National Parent Teacher Association.. Description: The Parents’ Guide to Student Success (offered in English and Spanish) was developed in response to the Common Core State Standards in English language arts and mathematics that more than 40 states have adopted.. National PTA created the guides for grades K-8 and two for grades 9-12 (one for English language arts/literacy and one for mathematics).. Ohio Model Curriculum.. Description: During the summer and fall of 2010, teachers across Ohio worked collaboratively in teams to suggest instructional strategies and resources that align with the revised standards.. The Ohio State Board of Education adopted the Model Curriculum on March 15, 2011.. Great Lakes West Planning Tool.. Description: This is a Web-based planning tool designed to guide district and school teams through the process of identifying specific steps to pursue as they work toward implementing the New Illinois State Learning Standards Incorporating the Common Core.. Districts and schools will plan and implement the new standards according to local circumstances.. The planning tool is intended as a resource for ongoing planning and implementing that will allow districts and schools to make changes to reflect current status and monitor progress.. Districts will receive login and passwords..

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  • Title: Mandated/Recommended Trainings
    Descriptive info: / Mandated/Recommended Trainings.. 8/2/11.. Following is a list of some of the trainings that are mandated by the Illinois School Code and Illinois Administrative Code.. This information should be used as a guide with the understanding that it is subject to change with any session of the Illinois General Assembly.. Bloodborne Pathogens — OSHA 29CFR 1910.. 1030.. Section (g)(2)(ii) specifies that.. training shall be provided.. at the time of initial assignment to tasks where occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials (OPIM) may take place and at least annually thereafter.. Section (g)(2)(v) states that additional training shall be provided when changes such as modification of tasks or procedures or institution of new tasks or procedures affect the employee s occupational exposure.. Suicide/AIDS — 105 ILCS 5/10-22.. 39.. In addition to other topics at such programs, school guidance counselors, teachers and other school personnel who work with pupils in grades 7 through 12 shall be trained to identify the warning signs of suicidal behavior in adolescents and teens and shall be taught appropriate intervention and referral techniques.. School guidance counselors, nurses, teachers and other school personnel who work with pupils may be trained to have a basic knowledge of matters relating to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), including the nature of the disease, its causes and effects, the means of detecting it and preventing its transmission, and the availability of appropriate sources of counseling and referral, and any other information that may be appropriate considering the age and grade level of such pupils.. DCFS: Child Abuse and Neglect — 105 ILCS 5/10-23.. 12.. To provide staff development.. for local school site personnel who work with pupils in grades kindergarten through 8, in the detection, reporting and prevention of child abuse and neglect (P.. A.. 84-1308).. DCFS Training website.. ADD/ADHD — 105 ILCS 5/10-20.. 35.. Requires that at least once every 2 years.. , the in-service training of certified school personnel and administrators include training on current best practices regarding the identification and treatment of attention deficit disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, the application of non-aversive behavioral interventions in the school environment, and the use of psychotropic or psycho-stimulant medication for school-age children.. Hazardous Materials — 105 ILCS 5/10-20.. 17a.. To enhance the safety of pupils and staff by.. providing in-service training.. programs on the safe handling and use of hazardous or toxic materials for personnel in the district who work with such materials on a regular basis.. Such programs shall be approved by the State Board of Education in consultation with the Illinois Department of Public Health.. AED (Automated External Defibrillator) — PA 93-0910.. (Effective January 1, 2005).. Requires schools to have an automated external defibrillator (AED) in all indoor physical fitness facilities.. The bill requires school districts to have a policy on medical emergencies, to have an (AED) in each indoor physical fitness facility, and.. to have a trained AED user in each physical fitness facility during school-sponsored physical fitness activities and staffed business hours.. An indoor physical fitness facility would include: a swimming pool; stadium; athletic field; track and field facility; tennis court; basketball court; or volleyball court.. Each member of the facility staff shall be trained concerning the location of the AED and the requirements of the facility s medical emergency plan.. Third party operators and authorized users of the facility shall also be informed, by postings or other notifications, of the location of the AED and of the emergency plan.. Training available through the American Red Cross is good for 1 year.. A refresher course is required yearly for trained individuals to remain current and up-to-date.. A school district owning or operating four or fewer indoor physical fitness facilities must have at least one such facility in compliance with this Act on or before July 1, 2006; its second facility in compliance by July 1, 2007; its third facility in compliance by July 1, 2008; and its fourth facility in compliance by July 1, 2009.. A school district owning or operating more than four indoor physical fitness facilities must have 25% of those facilities in compliance by July 1, 2006, 50% in compliance by July 1, 2007, 75% in compliance by July 1, 2008 and 100% in compliance by July 1, 2009.. Sexual Harassment and Discrimination — Recommended.. Tips for School Districts to Avoid Liability.. (from.. Title IX Enforcement on Sexual Harassment (PDF).. ).. Maintain a published sexual harassment policy with specific complaint procedures to assert possible defenses, if necessary.. Act promptly to investigate, and, if necessary, take appropriate remedial action regarding all complaints received under the policy.. Reexamine your current sexual harassment policy to make sure it includes a complaint procedure that is accessible to employees, maintains confidentiality, provides for timely and thorough investigation and includes adequate remedial measures.. Make sure all your employees are aware of your sexual harassment policy.. Revisit the policy with supervisors.. in meetings or training.. to ensure that they understand your policy and how to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace.. First Aid/CPR — 105 ILCS 110/3.. The school board of each public elementary and secondary school in the State shall encourage all teachers  ...   these guidelines.. Also,.. at least every two years, an in-service training program for school personnel who work with students must be conducted by persons with expertise in anaphylactic reactions and management.. Education and training for school personnel.. *.. who interact with students with life-threatening food allergies on the management of students with life-threatening food allergies, including training related to the administration of medication with an auto-injector;.. Procedures for responding to life-threatening allergic reactions to food;.. Process for implementation of individualized health care and food allergy action plans for every student with life-threatening food allergy; and.. Protocols to prevent exposure to food allergens.. *School and district administrators, teachers, school advisors and counselors, school health personnel, and school nurses.. Bullying Prevention 105 ILCS 5/27-23.. 7,.. (Effective 6/28/10).. School districts.. should.. educate students, parents and elementary/secondary school personnel about what behaviors constitute prohibitive bullying.. Each school district shall create and maintain a policy on bullying, which must be filed with the State Board of Education, and communicate its policy on bullying to students and their parents/guardians on an annual basis.. The policy must be updated every 2 years and filed with the State Board of Education after being updated.. Gang Resistance and Education 105 ILCS 5/27-23.. 10.. School districts may make suitable provisions for instruction in gang resistance education and training in.. all.. grades and include that instruction in the courses of study regularly taught in those grades.. A school board.. must.. collaborate with State and local law enforcement agencies.. The State Board of Education.. may.. assist in the development of instructional materials and teacher training in relation to gang resistance education and training.. Asbestos — Illinois Asbestos Abatement Act and Code IDPH.. Requires a.. designated person in each LEA to oversee all asbestos management plan activities.. This person must receive adequate training.. , as required by the federal Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA), about asbestos and its various uses and forms and about the health effects associated with asbestos exposure.. He or she also must know the locations of asbestos-containing building material (ACBM) identified in school buildings and recognize deterioration and delamination of ACBM.. The person also should be aware of the availability and location of the school s management plan and have knowledge of upcoming renovation projects to determine if they will impact asbestos-containing materials (ACM).. All custodial and maintenance staff have received two-hour asbestos awareness training and 14 hours of operations and maintenance training as described in AHERA.. A complete set of asbestos rules can be viewed here or by contacting:.. Illinois Department of Public Health.. Asbestos Program.. 525 W.. Jefferson St.. Springfield, IL 62761-0001.. 217-782-3517.. TTY (hearing impaired use only) 800-547-0466.. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Training — IDPH.. Each district that does not have an approved IPM Plan must have at least 1 individual trained through full-day training by IDPH.. Training is required every 5 years.. An IDPH form must be completed every 5 years also, and submitted to IDPH indicating the IPM is not economically feasible for the district and proof of such statement indicated on the form.. Concussions 105 ILCS 5/10-20.. 53.. (Effective July 1, 2011).. Each school district shall use education materials provided by the Illinois High School Association to educate coaches, student athletes, and parents and guardians of student athletes about the nature and risk of concussions and head injuries, including continuing play after a concussion or head injury.. Violence Prevention and Conflict Resolution — 105 ILCS 5/27-23.. 4 (HB 1204).. Change.. from grades 4-12 for instruction.. to grades K-12.. instruction.. and added.. School districts must provide in-service instruction for teachers to assist them in implementing this Section.. ** Districts w/ population of 150,000 or less.. provide not less than 3 weeks inst.. ** Districts w/ population of 150,000 or more.. shall.. School Board Training- 105 ILCS 5/10-16a.. Requires that school board members elected or appointed to their seat after June 13, 2011 must complete within the first year of their term a minimum of 4 hours of professional development leadership training covering topics in education and labor law, financial oversight and accountability, and fiduciary responsibilities of a board member.. Only PERA-trained board members may participate in a vote to dismiss a teacher under the OAED process.. A PERA –trained board member is defined in Section 24-16.. 5 (a) as a member of a board who has completed a training program on PERA evaluations either administered or approved by ISBE.. (105 ILCS 5/24-16.. 5 (f).. PERA Trainings—PA 96-0861 and PA 97-008 (105 ILCS 5/24-16.. 5 new).. Prior to voting on any dismissal that is based upon the “Optional Alternative Evaluative Dismissal (OAED) process for PERA evaluations”, school board members must complete a training program on a Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA) evaluation (ISBE will develop rules for implementation).. All administrative staff members that evaluate other staff on or after September 1, 2012, must complete the prequalification training program by law.. Open Meetings Act Training—PA 97-504 new (effective January 1, 2012).. Every school board member must complete this training within one year of the effective date if in office as of January 1, 2012 or within 90 days after taking office..

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  • Title: Mandated/Recommended Units of Study
    Descriptive info: / Mandated/Recommended Units of Study.. Following is a list of areas of study that are mandated by the Illinois School Code and Illinois Administrative Code.. Unless specified, “elementary” includes grades K-8.. Abduction Education-.. (105 ILCS 5/27-13.. 2).. Every public school at some grade level.. Amer.. Patriotism and Gov’t-.. (105 ILCS 5/27-3,27-21).. All grade levels.. Anabolic Steroids-.. (5/27-23.. 3).. 7-12 each grade level.. Black History-.. (105 ILCS 5/27-20.. 4).. Elem.. HS at some grade level.. Cancer Instruction.. (105 ILCS 110/3).. Included in any Comprehensive Health Ed Program.. Career Education-.. (23 IAC 1.. 420i, 1.. 430a).. Character Education-.. (105 ILCS 27-12).. Every public school teacher.. Congressional Medal of Honor Video (.. 105 ILCS 5/27-3.. 5.. 7th, HS Hist/Gov.. Conservation of Nat’l.. Resources-.. 1).. Consumer Ed.. (Gr.. 9-12)-.. (105 ILCS 5/27-12.. High School at some grade level.. Districts provide instruct.. on disabilities history, people with disabilities, and disabilities rights movement, (.. 105 ILCS 5/27-23.. 8.. No grade or time specified but done in each district.. Drug Substance Abuse Education-.. (.. 105 ILCS 5/27-13.. 2.. All grade levels.. Health (..  ...   (.. 105 ILCS 110/3.. High School.. Social and Emotional Learning.. The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) recommends that programming related to social and emotional learning be based on local needs and implemented through a Comprehensive System of Learning Supports.. Resources for incorporating social and emotional development into the district’s/school’s educational program can be found on ISBE’s “Learning Supports” (.. http://www.. isbe.. net/learningsupports.. ) web pages.. Pages and resources include but are not limited to:.. SEL (.. net/learningsupports/html/sel.. htm.. SEL Standards (.. net/ils/social_emotional/standards.. School Climate (.. net/learningsupports/climate/default.. Conditions for Learning Indicators (.. net/learningsupports/html/conditions.. ).. Questions or concerns may be directed to Kelly Rauscher at.. krausche@isbe.. net.. Study of the events related to the forceful removal and illegal deportation of Mexican-American U.. citizens during the Great Depression.. 105 ILCS 5/27-21.. Included as part of US History instruction in a school.. U.. History-.. (105 ILCS 5/27-21).. United States Illinois Constitutions-.. (105 ILCS 5/27-3).. Elem (including JH) High School.. Viol.. Prev.. and Conflict Resolution -.. (105 ILCS 5/27-23.. All grade levels K-12 somewhere in the curriculum.. Women in History.. 5)..

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  • Title: New Principal Mentoring
    Descriptive info: / New Principal Mentoring.. South Cook is an Approved Principal Mentoring Entity.. Additional details can be found at the.. New Principal Mentoring Entity.. District Request Form.. Mentor Application Form.. Coaching Agreement.. Mentee (New Principal) Feedback Form for Mentor.. Program Assessment Form..

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