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ROE Welcomes Director of Innovative Professional Learning

The ROE is excited to announce the addition of Katie Algrim as its Director of Innovative Professional Learning. Katie comes to the ROE from Cortland Elementry School in Dekalb, IL, where she most recently served as an Assistant Principal.

"We're excited to have Katie join our office and can't wait to see how she will help educators in Kane County best serve our students," shared Regional Superintendent Patricia Dal Santo. "Katie will be pioneering a new online learning experience for the schools of Kane County and creating an online learning community that we know will be a benefit to educators."

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. 

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.
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.
Upcoming Workshops
Adolescent Development & Learning  Date: July 24-28, 8:30am - 4:30pm
Location: Kane County ROE
3 Graduate Semester Hours, Aurora University
Cost: $950
ICDP Kane County Workshop
  Dates: Jul. 31, Aug. 4 & 7 
Location: Kane County ROE 
17.5 CPDU Hours
Cost: $450