“A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.” ~Joseph Campbell
Happy Memorial Day! Be sure to take a moment to remember the brave and heroic men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. They deserve our lasting gratitude.
IEA Score Grants
The window is still open for early career teacher to apply for an IEA Score Grant. Score grant applications are not being accepted and are due by 11:59 PM on July 15, 2019. To apply or for SCORE highlight videos, visit the SCORE Grant page on the IEA Website.
Save the Profession: Repeal the 3%
The Illinois General Assembly gavels out May 31st. Our petitions were delivered to JB Pritzker last week by IEA President Kathi Griffin and some members of the IEA. Make those phone calls to your legislators! Thanks to the building representatives for filling out the ‘Repeal the 3%’ postcards at last week’s building rep meeting.
Report Card Timeline
The report card website is now open. You will be able to post grades as of 10:45 AM on Thursday, June 6th. Your comments and grades need to be completed by 5 PM on Friday, June 7th. The website will close on June 10th and parents will be able to access the report cards online as of June 11th.
If you would like to receive a packet of information about joining IEA Retired, please let me know and I can send you what you need via inter-office mail. If you have questions regarding IEA Retired, you may reach out to Linda Stolt, our SEA retired liaison, via her home email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here are some fun ways to celebrate this week:
May 27th: National Memorial Day
May 28th: National Hamburger Day
May 29th: National Paperclip Day
May 30th: National Creativity Day
May 31st: National Smile Day
Important Dates in May/June:
May 27th: Memorial Day – No School
June 6th: Last day of student attendance (half-day); ½ Day Teacher Work Day
June 7th: ½ Day Teacher Work Day – Kick off to summer!
Schaumburg Education Association President
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Office @IKE: (847) 357-5450