for North, West, and South Cook Educators
The Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln is once again offering a statewide scholarship for descendants of Illinois World War II veterans (the World War II Illinois Descendants Scholarship). The Foundation has been partnering with IARSS for the last three years to disseminate the scholarship information and select finalists.
There are two statewide scholarships available ($1,000 each) and we are asking each of you to nominate TWO students from your area to apply for this scholarship. The Nomination Form is due to us by February 10, 2012.
Schedule your “4th Grade In-School Field Trip” for the 2011-2012 School Year..
Cook County Farm Bureau's program, The “In-School Field Trip” provides fourth grade students the opportunity to experience Illinois agriculture without leaving the classroom!
More Info: 4th Grade In-School Field Trip
Ag in the Classroom- Spring 2012 Workshops. This program offers teacher workshops throughout the year that allow the teachers to earn 2 CPDU's. Click below for more information about the workshops!
More Info : Ag in the Classroom Workshops
Cook County Farm Bureau 17th Annual - SAI 1 Agricultural In Action
Ag-in-the-Classroom program offers a week-long comprehensive training seminar for teachers in Cook County
More Info: Agriculture in Action
Institute of Fuel, Fiber and Food. This course will be an all-inclusive three-day event and includes two overnights as we travel through Illinois. All comfortable transportation, lodging, and meals will be included.
More Info: Institute of Fuel, FIber and Food >
Annually school districts who enroll a student receiving services under the McKinney-Vento Act are encouraged to complete and submit a Common Form (83-04L) to the local Intermediate Service Center. This forms can be submitted to a central collection email address: firstname.lastname@example.org Thank you for your cooperation and for all that you do for our at-risk, homeless youth.
Download: Common Core Form (83-04L)
July 1, 2010 the West, North and South Cook Intermediate Service Centers are assuming the services previously provided by the Suburban Cook County ROE.
The suburban Cook County service area has been divided into more manageable and convenient regions matching the ISC boundaries. The mailing address for each ISC appears below.
www.ncisc.org to districts served by North Cook Intermediate Service Center – Region 05
http://www.west40.org to districts served by West Cook Intermediate Service Center – Region 06
http://www.s-cook.org to districts served by South Cook Intermediate Service Center – Region 07
Comprehensive Educational Services Now Available!
NEWSLETTERS – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources' Division of Education offer educational materials and programs for teachers.
McKINNEY-VENTO SERVICES – Find information for North Cook, South Cook, and West Cook here. Here is the 2013 McKinney-Vento Event Calendar!
CERTIFICATION – Staff at each of the ISCs has been trained to handle all aspects of certification and we are available to help with questions and requests, click here for more information.
Thank you to the dedicated certification staff in DuPage County ROE who have pitched in over the last few weeks to get Cook County teacher certification requests processed.
BUS DRIVER TRAINING – North Cook ISC is taking the lead coordinating bus driver training. Details can be found at www.ncisc.org.
COMPLIANCE VISIT – More information coming soon!
HEALTH/LIFE SAFETY & COMPLIANCE VISITS – More information coming soon!