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The Progress Report

Today marks the start of The Progress Report, the ROE's blog written by it's Director of Innovative Professional Learning, Katie Algrim! This first post sets a vision for a collaborative professional learning community and there's also a surprise for readers at the end.

Read The Progress Report

JJC Youth Earn College Credit Through ECC Partnership
This summer, youth at the Juvenile Justice Center in St. Charles, IL have enrolled in dual-credit courses that offer both high school and college credit. This is the second year that dual-credit courses have been offered in partnership between the ROE, the Kane County Juvenile Justice Center, and ECC.

Project Backpack 2017 is Looking for Donations

Project Backpack is currently accepting donations of school supplies to distribute to students within Elgin Community College's district area for the upcoming school year.

Donations of school supplies will be accepted prior to Monday, July 31 at several locations. The event will take place Saturday, August 12, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at ECC. For more information on school supplies needed and drop off locations, visit the Project Backpack website. 

Kane County Schools Experiencing Shortage of Career & Technical Educators

Kane County schools are experiencing a shortage of career and technical educators, and that translates to teaching opprotunities for people with a variety of real-life work expereince and skill sets.

For more information on becoming a CTE, click here
Spend Your Summer with Illinois Professional Learning
Thinking of professional development over the summer? Illinois Professional Learning offers online continuing education courses that are relevant, convenient, and affordable. Both PD Hours and Graduate Credits are available through IL Professional Learning.

There are a variety of courses offered to meet your professional development needs. View the full course listing today.
Student Loan Forgiveness Program
If you are searching for a way to lower your monthly student loan payments or make additional degrees more affordable, the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) may be an option for you.

Visit and enter code KANE to see if you qualify. You can access the Student Loan Forgiveness packet here.
Upcoming Workshops
ICPD Kane County Workshop 
Date: Jul. 31, Aug. 4 & 7
Location: Kane County ROE
17.5 CPDU Hours
Cost: $450
School Anxiety & School Refusal
  Dates: September 13, 9:00am - 11:00am
Location: Kane County ROE 
2 CPDU Hours
Cost: Free