FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: December 11, 2017
TO: Galesburg Register-Mail
Monmouth Review Atlas
FROM: Don Daily, Consultant
(on behalf of Regional Office of Education Superintendent Jodi Scott,
K-H-M-W ROE #33)
RE: ISBE To Reimburse Substitute Teachers For License Fees
Jodi Scott, Superintendent of the Henderson, Knox, Mercer, and Warren Counties
ROE #33 has announced that a law that was recently enacted will reimburse
recent and new applicants for a Substitute (Teacher) License for the cost of the
application and registration fees. The requirement for this license is that the
applicant has a Bachelors Degree in any field from a “regionally accredited”
college or university.
The requirements for the reimbursement of application and registration fees:
The license was issued after July 1, 2017.
The substitute teacher must have worked 10 full school days within
one year of the issuance date of the license.
The substitute teacher must apply for the reimbursement within 18
months of the issuance date of the license.
There is a shortage of substitute teachers throughout ROE #33. For information
about the application process write to the following email address. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click on the link below to see the attached Illinois Professional Educator License checklist from the ISBE website.
Jodi L. Scott, Regional Superintendent of Schools
The staff at the Regional Office of Education would like to thank all of our principals for your wonderful, diligent service to our children and our community.
Thank you for all you do!
SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION AND LINKS:
Annual Geography Bowl
GALESBURG — Nervous fingers twitched, parents’ feet tapped and smiles and applause were plentiful as the annual Geography Bowl took place Saturday morning at Churchill Junior High. Six area elementary schools and five junior highs took part in the event, pitting schools against each other in a battle of knowledge in a wide variety of geography questions.
To see pictures and read the full article from the Register Mail, click the attached link below...
The Regional Office of Education #33 "Knox County Cradle to Crayons" hosted it's first TEEN MOM GROUP... the next meeting is set for Wednesday, March 21st from 5-6:30 in Galesburg.
For more information on the TEEN MOM GROUP and to see more event photos, click on the attached link below,
The Regional Office of Education serves Henderson, Knox, Mercer and Warren counties. Monmouth is looking to staff a program to help students get their GED/high school diploma. Galesburg already has that program in place, and Josh Corbin started teaching at the ROE this fall. This article includes the thoughts of Corbin and two of his students on the importance of the program.
To read the article from the Review Atlas, click the link below!
The demand for English as a Foreign Language teachers in Monmouth is growing along with immigrant population. Kang Hee Hong emigrated to the United States from South Korea and is now teaching English as a Foreign Language at the Monmouth branch of the Regional Office of Education. This article speaks to Hong, one of her students, and a teacher at the Galesburg branch of the Regional Office of Education. This is the second article in a periodic series that will look at how immigrants are involved in the community, from politics to sports to education and business.
To read the article from The Review Atlas, click the link below!
Lori Loving, Assistant Regional Superintendent of Schools
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