Summer 2020 Professional Development Offerings

  • Google Certified Educator -  Level One
    Joanna Carroll, Instructor
    Monday, July 13 - Wednesday, July 15, 2020
    8:30AM - 12:30 PM


    Level 1 focuses on Google Tools at a foundational level. It is perfect for the educator who would like to learn how to integrate technology into the classroom. We will explore the basics of G Suite to increase professional learning, efficiency in the classroom, and student learning and creativity. Users have the option to take the Level 1 exam at the end of the training to become Google Level One Certified. The cost of the exam is $10.

Please contact Director of Human Resources Joe Franklin with any questions.

Welcome District Staff

Course Approval and Salary Lane Change 2020 - 2021

Full Color Posters

  • Full Color Posters are Now Available!

    We have 2 sizes and 2 paper qualities to choose from:

    • Medium Size – Heavyweight White Paper (approx 17 x 24) $3.00 each
    • Regular/Large Size – Heavyweight White Paper (approx 24 x 34) $4.00 each
    • Medium Size – Regular White Paper (approx 17 x 24) $2.00 each
    • Regular/Large Size – Regular White Paper (approx. 24 x 34) $3.00 each

    NEW ORDER FORM - Color Poster Order Form

    These posters can be laminated once you have them printed.

    Contact the Tech Center with questions.

Who to Contact List

  • Do you have questions about district resources?  Are you unable to access a district resource?  Check out our Who to Contact List.

Social Media in District 108

  • Facebook
    Like us on Facebook and follow announcements and events on your timeline
    We have two Twitter feeds:
    • @Pekin108 is a general one with announcements from the District homepage
    • @tech_d108 is an Instructional Technology subject specific feed on the Instructional Technology page. 
    Follow us for informative tweets!

Ongoing Grant Opportunities

Group/Company Website
ALA Association for Library Service for Children Professional Service
Awesome Foundation
Farrell Family Foundation Grants
Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation Toolbox for Education Grants
Reiman Foundation Grants Accepts proposals any time for education-focused projects.
Toshiba America Foundation Accepts grades 6 - 12 science and math teacher applications for grants of $5000 or less.

grants with deadlines

Company/Group: Website: Deadline:
NEA Foundation Student Achievement Grants Applications are due February 1, June 1, and October 15.
Thank America's Teachers Grant Program August 30
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Grants November 6
Kids in Need Foundation September 30

Internet Safety Curriculum

Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Committee