Macon-Piatt Regional Office of Education #39 will be open from 9:00am-12:00pm starting Tuesday, March 17-Friday, March 20. Next week’s office hours TBD. Visit our website for contact information www.maconpiattroe.org
31 Grads this quarter. Alt. Ed. works!!
Is your license up for renewal in June of 2020? If so, April 1st is the first date that ISBE allows licenses to be renewed online through your ELIS account. Please see our website at www.maconpiattroe.org for step by step instructions on how to renew your license!
Another successful Administrator Academy focusing on the evaluation of student growth. Thank you, Patrick Durley for facilitating the training and making it meaningful for our leaders! Congrats to Jeanne Handley on completing the last required academy of her career!
Learning so many additional student and adult self-regulation techniques our team can use to help support our schools! Great job Anissa Moore, M.ED, BCBA! #LearningWithPESI
A very informative morning with Certified Drug Recognition Expert Instructor, Ryan Snow. Thank you to Millikin University for partnering with us on this important topic! We need to educate ourselves and our community on the impact cannabis and other drugs have in our schools.
Regional Spelling Bee Qualifiers: -Arnav Kolluru -Katherine Nilles -Isabella Nilles -Maggie Pritts -Makobi Adams -Nate Bivens -Seamus Jordan -Arjay Rosero -Saarah Qureshi
Congratulations to the 2020 Macon County Spelling Bee champ, Arnav Kolluru and runner-up, Katherine Nilles, both from Maroa-Forsyth.
ROE39 is now offering dates for background screening appointments here at our office! Beginning March 4, 2020, Bushue Background Screening appointments will be available on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month. Contact 217-872-3721 for more information.
In a response to the growing needs for high-quality CTE programs, Career Connections 2020 will deliver three multi-disciplinary regional conferences throughout the state. Visit www.ilcareerconnections.org for more information.
Earn your Specialist Degree from Eastern Illinois University in Educational Leadership (EDS). Seats are still available for the Summer 2020 Decatur Cohort! Contact EIU now to reserve your spot! firstname.lastname@example.org
Celebrating “World Read Aloud Day” at Muffley Elementary! We learned how to not get “stuck” in our problems and how to find better solutions. @litworldsays
A great day of Conscious Discipline training learning skills and strategies to help students and adults work, self-regulate and grow academically together. @drbeckybailey
Legislative Update: Part 25 Rules are now effective. This change allows most subsequent teaching endorsements to be added to a Professional Educator License (PEL) by completing 18 semester hours of coursework and passing a content exam. This is great news!
Contig gameboards and scoresheets have been posted on our websites s a resource! You can find them by clicking on “Menu” and then selecting “Contig.”
Members of the MCFB and their children majoring in an agricultural-related field may apply for a variety of scholarships offered this year. The scholarship application is available on www.MaconCFB.org and must be postmarked by March 1, 2020. Questions? Contact Jennifer Fink at the MCFB office at email@example.com or 877-2436.
DAAC Grant Request 🎨 The Decatur Area Arts Council’s grant program supports and promotes events that focus on creative learning experiences that center around the arts. Grant request applications are due Monday,February 3, 2020. Qualified applicants include schools and non-profit organizations in Macon County and the towns of Assumption, Clinton, Moweaqua, Pana, and Taylorville. Funds for these grants are made available through the National Endowment for the Arts, Illinois Arts Council Agency, Ameren Illinois, and Decatur Area Arts Council donor support. Download the Community and Education Grant Program Guidelines and Application online at www.decaturarts.org/grants. or pick it up at the Decatur Area Arts Council, 125 N. Water Street, Decatur, IL, or request by phone at 217-423-3189.
ATTENTION TEACHERS grades 4-12 in Coles, Douglas, Macon, Moultrie and Piatt counties! Financial help is being offered for schools wishing to visit the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. The visit must be between March 23rd and June 30th. Transportation and admission fees covered. Application deadline January 31st! Thank you to the John Ullrich foundation for making this possible!
Attention Pre-K and K educators! Link for scholarship below. Deadline is Friday! https://bit.ly/2QizFyM
Understanding the impact cannabis has in schools - Excellent presentation by Certified Drug Recognition Expert, Ryan Snow