Children are our future. The Regional Office of Education partners with families, school districts, and communities to build, support, and enhance educational opportunities for the success of our children, now and in the future.
Message from Debbie Niederhauser Regional Superintendent of Schools
The mission of the Regional Office of Education is to support families and educators as they go about the important business of educating our young people. The Regional Office is here to support you in this worthy endeavor! Browse our website and see what services we have available, or feel free to contact us. We are happy to help! Our entire staff wishes you a fulfilling, successful 2013-2014 school year as you educate the students of our region! Thank you for your 24/7 committment to education! May you be richly rewarded!
Regional Superintendent of Schools
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March 31, 2014 Presenter: Lisa Litchfield, ConnectEDtec
Do you want to have an online community with your students in a safer environment than the traditional social networks? Are you looking for an online platform to house all of your material for your class, post and collect assignments, share websites, or give online assessments? Edmodo allows for all of these things, and more, to happen easily!
April 11,2014 Presenter: Dr. Kathy Barclay, Ph.D. from Western Illinois University
Participants will take an in-depth look at the standards for informational literature and criteria for selection and use of non-fiction texts. A wide range of high quality nonfiction text will be shared as well as using nonfiction text to support student application of effective reading skills and strategies.
April 30, 2014 Presenter: Dr. Jim Olsen, Ph.D. from Western Illinois University
Look at algebra, function, and geometry topics from the hish school curriculum and consider the expectations on the PARCC evidence tables. PARCC examples and sample online items will be shared. Participants will also take a look at one of the major shifts -- looking at congruence and similarity through transformations.
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