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Congratulations to the Kane County Class of 2018!
With the 2017-2018 school year coming to a close, graduation is a time to recognize the hard work and perseverance of our Kane County students as they have reached this major milestone in their lives. The Kane County graduating class of 2018 represents thousands of students from the 9 public school districts in Kane County.

Graduation is also a time to celebrate the teachers, administrators, service personnel, and support staff that have guided students to the finish line. On behalf of the Kane County Regional Office of Education, congratulations to all graduates and thank you to the educators of Kane County for your dedication to our students.

Regional Superintendent Patricia Dal Santo
Earn PD Hours and Graduate Credits This Summer with Illinois Online Academy
The Kane County Regional Office of Education and Concordia University Chicago have partnered to offer graduate credits for select professional learning classes through Illinois Online Academy. Concordia University Chicago is based in River Forest, IL and has growing international and online graduate programs.

All classes offered through Illinois Online Academy are 100% online and self-paced with 60 days to complete. Courses can be taken for graduate credits at a rate of an additional $125 per credit. Graduate credits may go towards various endorsements on a teacher’s PEL per approval of ISBE. Contact the Kane ROE for more information.

Attend the Kane County Tech Bash on June 20-21
The Kane County Tech Bash is back for 2018 with an all new lineup of sessions for all school district technology staff, ranging from Directors to Support Techs! Come for two days filled with new technologies, implementation strategies, networking with other school district technology staff, and learning techniques to serve your district staff.

This FREE event is open to any school district technology staff. Topic areas that will be covered during the two-day event range from VMWare, Customer Service, FERPA, Network Security, 1:1 Implementation and more. Register online at and use the passcode kanetech for access.

The Progress Report: UnConference
It's easy to feel like a silo in your classroom, building, department, or district. So much is happening in education each year, and it can be challenging to learn what is happening in other silos. This week's post in The Progress Report is about an exciting opportunity to join a free "UnConference" and collaborate with other educators to learn, network, and build community!

The Progress Report is a collaborative discussion space for professional learning. Each post is written by Katie Algrim, the ROE's Director of Innovative Professional Learning. If there are any topics that you would like to see a post on,  please contact Katie Algrim.

Upcoming Workshops
Principal Evaluator Competency
Skill Building
  Date: June 15th, 8:00am - 3:30pm
Location: Kane County ROE 
Cost: $150
Collaborative Learning
Leadership Workshop
  Date: June 21st, 9:00am - 3:30pm
Location: Kane County ROE 
Cost: Free
Assessment Tools  
Online Course
60 Days at Your Own Pace
Cost: $40
Video Orbiter
 Online Course
60 Days At Your Own Pace 
Cost: $40