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Meet All The Educator of the Year Nominees

The  44th Kane County Educator of the Year Awards  is just a few days away! These nominees lead, assist, and inspire each day they walk into their school and impact the lives of students, parents, colleagues, and their community.

We look forward to seeing everyone on Friday, May 3rd, 2019. Please make sure to use hashtag #EOTY44 leading up to the event and on event night to share your experiences!

Illinois Online Academy - Social Emotional Learning Course
About: This is designed to give you information for managing a variety of classroom behaviors and an overview of Trauma Informed Practices.

Throughout this course you will:
• Learn about how student teacher relationships impact behavior management.
• Learn about common classroom management mistakes.
• Watch a video about ACES and teaching in the Trauma Informed Classroom.
• Learn about common classroom behaviors students exhibit. 

$40 | Online Course | 2 PD Hours

"FREE" Academic Update - AP Testing Updates
Chris Heintz, College Board, will provide updates on changes being made to the AP exam and processes that were to be implemented this year and in future years. We will discuss how to support students, with these changes and communicate with staff, students and parents.

This event will take place on May 21, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 11:30 PM at the Kane County ROE.

Last Chance to Earn Your AA For The Year: AA#1815 - Meeting Tips, Tools and Techniques to Achieve Results
Participants will learn skills and strategies to design and plan effective meetings including purpose, process, preparation and pacing. This course will help participants apply facilitation tools and techniques to actively engage all team members. They will examine and assess the various methods to identify, implement, and monitor team decisions. As a result of this academy, participants will think differently and make their meetings matter.

The Progress Report: A Stroll Down Memory Lane
This week's post in The Progress Report talks about taking a trip down memory lane and remembering field trips. She goes into depth of how you can use field trips for educational purposes but what also goes on behind the scenes for a successful field trip!

The Progress Report is a collaborative discussion space for professional learning. If there are any topics that you would like to see a post on or guest write yourself,  please contact Katie Algrim.

Kane County Regional of Office Fingerprinting Page Upgrade!
Some of you may have noticed the change to our fingerprinting page on as we try to make our website 100% mobile-friendly. The Fingerprinting page is now fully mobile for easier appointments!

Juvenile Detention Educators Conference
Come join other Illinois educators from juvenile detention centers to hear keynote speaker, Craig Boykin. Other sessions will include roundtables, Compassion Fatigue, trauma, and a Fine Arts demonstration.

Upcoming & Ongoing Workshops
AA#3000,3001,3002 – Principal/Teacher Evaluator Retraining
Dates: June 13, 2019
Location: Kane ROE
Cost: $150
AA#1801 – Gathering Evidence During Observations and Conferencing
Dates: June 10, 2019
Location: Kane ROE
Cost: $150