Lori Loving, Assistant Regional Superintendent of Schools
Jodi Scott named "Superintendent of Distinction"
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. email@example.com.
Click on the link below to see the attached Illinois Professional Educator License checklist from the ISBE website.
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SPRINGFIELD —Jodi L. Scott, Regional Superintendent of Schools for Henderson, Knox, Mercer and Warren County Regional Office of Education 33, has been named the 2018 Superintendent of Distinction by her colleagues in the Western Region of the Illinois Association of School Administrators.
Scott was honored at an awards luncheon Monday in Springfield. State Superintendent Dr. Tony Smith was the featured speaker at the luncheon where 21 IASA regional Superintendent of Distinction recipients were honored.
“Being selected as a Superintendent of Distinction is very special to me as it is an award that comes from my peers. I have the utmost respect for the district superintendents in my region, as well as across the state,” said Scott, who has been an educator for 25 years and has maintained her role as the elected regional superintendent of schools for ROE 27 since 2007 and the consolidated region of ROE 33 since 2015. “It is because of their camaraderie and support that has allowed me to serve in the capacity that I do. I don’t do this work for public recognition; I do what I believe in and strive to be a servant leader for the communities I serve. I am very grateful and humble by the recognition I have received for this award.”
Those nominating Scott noted a number of successes in the ROE 33 district during her tenure. Accomplishments include:
• In her role in the consolidated region of ROE 33, she covers more than 2,000 square miles and serves 94,000 community members, 13,000 students and 2,000 educators.
• Seeks program opportunities that benefit all children in her region.
• Oversees 11 programs under her leadership, which include 21st century community learning centers, prenatal to three parent educators, preschool for all classrooms, adult education and literacy, and regional alternative education services.
• Serves on state level councils, including the Early Learning Council, The Performance Evaluation Advisory Council, and was appointed by the governor to the School Funding Commission. “These unique individuals in the field of Illinois public education are providing exceptional leadership and are industrious in developing creative contributions that elevate the success of students in their districts and support solutions to growing demands. These Superintendents of Distinction were selected by their peers in their regions because of the dedication, commitment and leadership they have demonstrated,” said IASA Executive Director Dr. Brent Clark.
Scott obtained her bachelor’s degree in elementary education and master’s degree in early childhood education and administration from Western Illinois University. She also earned the superintendent’s endorsement from Western Illinois University. She is also an active member of the Rotary Club, Kiwanis Club and is a Paul Harris Fellow.
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Jodi L. Scott, Regional Superintendent of Schools
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.
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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.
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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.
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