On Wednesday, April 17, 2019, Dr. Vanessa Kinder, Executive Director for the South Cook Intermediate Service Center (SCISC) will be coming to the union office to give updates and a better understanding of the current Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) school designation statuses: Exemplary, Commendable, Lowest Performing, and Underperforming.
Dr. Kinder will also offer general information of how the status is determined: explaining how schools are ranked (index); what the indicators are; as well as insights into useful/helpful IWAS reports through ISBE.
As always, Dr Kinder will review and update us on any new certification requirements for teachers and any new developments pertaining to paraprofessionals. This meeting is open to ALL teachers and paraprofessionals. It will be held at Local 943, 15521 S. 70th Court, Orland Park, from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Please RSVP at 708-633-0943 x225 by Monday, April 15th.