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Kane County ROE Offers Principal Mentoring
The Kane County ROE is once again offering mentoring/coaching services to any principals or assistant principals in their first or second year of service. The program's goal is to help administrators achieve success in alignment with their school district's vision and the unique needs of their school building.

Interested or in need of more information? Contact Katie Algrim at
Fingerprinting, PearsonVue, and ParaPro testing
Since opening on June 1, 2020 the ROE has been fingerprinting new educators, contractors, and bus drivers every 20 minutes. We encourage any new employee who needs to have a criminal background check completed make an appointment online and usually we can complete the check within 48 hours to the school district. Our PearsonVue testing center has been full everyday, testing from 6-12 people per day. Many educators taking endorsement exams and members of the public taking other certifications exams for their positions. We are excited we are able to be open and serving our constituents in a timely manner.
Graphic Arts Courses at the Juvenile Justice Center
“Every child is an artist. The problem is to remain an artist once they grow up.” Pablo Picasso

For the last five years, the Kane County Regional Office of Education has encouraged art instruction in the Juvenile Justice Center academic program. While originally art classes were offered exclusively in the summer, it is now offered at various times throughout the school year. The students have taken on a variety of projects including murals, paintings, holiday cards, and sneakers. Due to COVID19, the graphic arts classes were delayed as visitors to the JJC were limited to the most essential personnel. The students’ latest works of art are focused on the garden program.

The Progress Report: The Power of Connection
This week's post in  The Progress Report , Jenna Moller discusses ideas to build connections with students to use in both a virtual and non-virtual environment.

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 .

Where Can I Find Information Regarding COVID-19 In Illinois?
ISBE is working in partnership with the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) to ensure we are providing the most current resources and guidance to support Illinois education communities regarding the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak.

The Illinois Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Hotline and email address provides consistent information, answer questions, share facts about symptoms, and provides up-to-date information from the CDC. Call 1-800-889-3931 anytime or email

News and information updates from all around Kane County.

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Using Technology to Support Students with Special Needs
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Why DI: An Introduction to Differentiated Instruction

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