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Fall 2019 Professional Development Offerings

  • We are adding two new Google Classes - General Overview
    Thursday, September 12th from 3:40 - 4:40 PM
    Tuesday, September 17th from 3:40  - 4:40 PM


    Course 101 for Pekin 108 - Leonard Ealey, instructor

    This professional development academy course introduces participants to the district and school resources that support teacher professional development and improve student achievement.  Participants will learn about the different levels of support available to assist staff members in advancing their field of knowledge in helping students to reach their full potential.  You are required to attend all sessions in order to receive credit for this class.  We will meet on the following dates:  


    Wednesday, September 11, 2019 from 4:00 - 6:00 PM
    Wednesday, October 23, 2019 from 4:00 - 6:00 PM
    Wednesday, January 29, 2020 from 4:00 - 6:00 PM
    Wednesday, April 15, 2020 from 4:00 - 6:00 PM


    Classes will be held in the District Conference Room (Rooms 108 and 109) at Washington Intermediate School.  Login to the website and use the Professional Development Registration link on the left menu to sign up today!


    Administering the BAS Assessment - Traci Peters, instructor

    Fountas and Pinnell's Benchmark Assessment System is an assessment system that includes a series of texts that can be used to identify a student's current reading level and progress along a gradient of text levels over time. 


    This class will focus on the administration of the Benchmark Assessment System and how to use the information for differentiated instruction. We will practice the administration, analyze results, and have a great time!  You are required to attend both sessions in order to receive credit for this class.


    Tuesday, October 1, 2019 from 4:00 - 6:00 PM
    Tuesday, October 29, 2019 from 4:00 - 6:00 PM


    Teaching Zen - Jeana Lorengo, instructor

    A class to help reveal tricks and tips that young teachers usually spend years learning. You will get tips on how to save time, how to best use the time you have, and how to collaborate to make the best of your time. 


    Got questions? Find out where to get some answers. Teaching is challenging, and this PD will help you meet and conquer some of those challenges.  You are required to attend both sessions in order to receive credit for this class.


    Tuesday, October 15, 2019 from 4:00 - 6:00 PM
    Tuesday, November 19, 2019 from 4:00 - 6:00 PM


    Login to the district website and use the Professional Development Registration link found in the menu on the left.

Welcome District Staff

CLM Summer Institute

  • Registration for the 2019 Comprehensive Literacy Model Advanced Summer Institute is now open.  Please see the FLYER for more information and CLICK HERE to complete the registration form. 

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.

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.

Social Media in District 108

  • Facebook
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    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 http://www.ala.org//alsc/awardsgrants/profawards
Awesome Foundation http://www.awesomefoundation.org/en
DonorsChoose.org http://www.donorschoose.org/
Farrell Family Foundation Grants http://www.farrellfamilyfoundation.com/
Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation Toolbox for Education Grants http://www.toolboxforeducation.com/
Reiman Foundation Grants Accepts proposals any time for education-focused projects. http://www.reimanfoundation.org/
Toshiba America Foundation Accepts grades 6 - 12 science and math teacher applications for grants of $5000 or less. http://www.toshiba.com/taf/612.jsp
GetEDFunding http://www.getedfunding.com/c/index.web?s@r.3G.Qvx7RZ7.

grants with deadlines

Company/Group: Website: Deadline:
NEA Foundation Student Achievement Grants http://www.neafoundation.org/pages/grants-to-educators/ Applications are due February 1, June 1, and October 15.
Thank America's Teachers Grant Program https://www.thankamericasteachers.com/submit-a-proposal/ August 30
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Grants http://www.nctm.org/Grants/ November 6
Kids in Need Foundation http://www.kinf.org/grants/ September 30

Internet Safety Curriculum

Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Committee