Fill Your Danielson Tool Belt, Build Their Future
2018 SEL Summit Marc Brackett Presentation
Early Childhood SEL
The Intertwining of SEL and Personalized Learning
The Architecture of SEL
Tools for Building Sustainable SEL
Building Sustainable SEL Practices
Trauma-Informed SEL Practices
SEL Implementation in Secondary, Post-Secondary and Beyond
Intersection of SEL & the Arts
K-8 PLCs and Formative Assessment PDF
Prepping the Professionals in our PLCs
Rick Wormeli's SBG Handouts
Sarah Brown-Wessling's Google Doc
Jay McTighe's UbD Workshop Handouts
Teaching and Learning with a Growth Mindset
John Felling - Math Games Workshop Handouts
CLDN Presentation - College and Career Readiness
CLDN Presentation - Integrating Competency-based Education Into Systems for Postsecondary and Workforce Readiness
Cowin Financial Literacy Program
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The Cowin Financial Literacy Program is a financial literacy initiative, designed to bring experiential learning about personal finance into under-resourced, high school classrooms.

Best Colleges

A partner with to provide interested students with direct connections to schools and programs suiting their educational goals.

Leadership Institute Presentations

At the 15th Annual Leadership Institute, July 31 and Aug 1 & 2 we heard from Diane Wolf, Steve Oertle and Don Viegut on "Using Assessments to Empower Learning". Some of the material covered is posted below:

Visible Learning for Literacy with Doug Fisher
Bring outstanding PD to your site!

Explore the practices that work best to accelerate student learning. This webinar series will cover John Hattie, Doug Fisher and Nancy Frey's research as to the most effective and impactful strategies for literacy learning and teaching.

Center for Online Education
Best Online Colleges in Illinois

In 2010, Illinois realized major changes were required for its higher education planning. The Illinois Public Agenda for College and Career Success was established as the pathway to “One Illinois,” a strategic plan to offer affordable high-quality educational opportunities to all residents of the state, thereby providing more advanced job opportunities to everyone.

The Best Scholarship Search Platforms of 2017

Guide to review the best scholarship search platforms and instruct students on how to use them effectively to find as many opportunities as possible.


Also find: Online Degree Guidebook and Online Colleges Guidebook

50 Most Affordable Online Bachelor’s Degrees
Listen! Students are talking to you in their assessments. What are they saying? AND What are You Doing?

Download Bobb Darnell's Assessment resource here

Most Affordable Online Colleges for 2017 The Best Value Schools and Online Degree Programs

Finding the most affordable online colleges comes down to looking for the best value, not just the lowest cost. You want to get what you pay for and then some, especially given that any degree is a two or four-year investment.

United Nations International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2017 Printable Graphic

With so many programs available for pursuing online education and teaching degrees, students need as much information as possible prior to making a decision. The following page simplifies the process in two specific ways. First, it provides a listing of online programs in education and teaching from some of today’s best colleges and universities. Second, it breaks down online learning in the field at all levels, from introductory courses at the associate level to advanced research and instruction at the doctorate. Find online degree programs and get an inside view of the online higher educational path.


For educators, developing skills and remaining up to speed with improvements in curriculum, methodology and technology is a career-long affair. Fortunately, there are professional associations, governmental organizations, corporate sponsored programs and resource libraries focusing on education improvement/reform and teacher development.

Praxis Test Prep for Education Students

Students who are looking to become teachers have probably heard about the Praxis exams but may be unclear about certain aspects of these tests. The Praxis exams are used by most states to determine whether a person is qualified to be a teacher, and a passing score is often essential to gaining licensure. Students can streamline the testing process by preparing well and familiarizing themselves with all aspects of the Praxis, like which exams they need to take, how to register and receive their scores and best study practices.

Affordable Online Colleges

How to Choose an Online College
Tips & Advice to Help You Pick Among the Many Options
Narrowing down the options among so many excellent online colleges and programs can be daunting, to say the least. This guide aims to help you choose an online college by looking at the most important elements, steering you away from common mistakes, educating you on how rankings work, and much more. By the time you’re done reading, you’ll be confident in your decision on choosing an online college.

Resume Guide for Teachers
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