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The Chicago Teachers Union issued this statement today regarding the U.S. Supreme Court ruling to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision, striking down the constitutional right to abortion.read more
Educators at schools that voted to complete this professional development flexibly throughout the school year do not report on this day. Otherwise, this is a principal-directed professional development day. See the CPS Calendar page for more dates and information.
Educators at schools that voted to complete this teacher institute day flexibly throughout the school year do not report on this day. Otherwise, this is a principal-directed teacher institute day. See the CPS Calendar page for more dates and information.
Restorative. Relevant. Reflective. The Chicago Teachers Union Foundation QUEST CENTER for Professional Learning and Teacher Leadership is the premier professional development provider supporting Chicago’s public school educators through re-licensure, National Board Certification, and endorsements in which pre-service through veteran educators collaborate, network, and learn to improve their practice by addressing students’ cognitive development and social-emotional well-being through culturally responsive, trauma-sensitive learning environments.
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Nurturing Teacher Leadership, established in 1997, is the Chicago Teachers Union/Chicago Public Schools 2-year program of professional development and candidate support that prepares Chicago Public School teachers for National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) certification, the highest credential a teacher can earn.
Nurturing Teacher Leadership has a success rate of more than 94%, twice the national average!
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