Recently, I was contacted by a colleague who inquired about accounting services and support. I immediately thought of Debra Rauscher at Back Office Rescue. Why Back Office Rescue? Well, have you experienced any of the following: Loss of accounting personnel.
Education Week just published an article on the differences which support recent information shared by the Illinois State Board of Education on the distinct differences between online and paper-pencil scores from the 2015 PARCC tests. Why PARCC and its member
This speech was recently shared with me, and I thought it was only appropriate to share it as we head into the weekend and leading into the day celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. I found Mr. Carey's comments of 1952
With an overall score of 76.7, giving Illinois a C+ and a rank of 17th from the top, things seem to have changed for the better for Illinois in the area of K-12 achievement, but slight drops in the area of school
Notification came out through a middle school e-mail blast to 8th grade parents. No big deal. The notice, available by clicking HERE, notes the evening's events start at 5:30 in the auditorium. You may also want to take a closer
It certainly makes for an interesting read, but if you are curious about the more than 145 unfunded mandates impacting education in Illinois since 1992 (the year I graduated high school), you'll want to specifically look at pages 2-10. A summary
Over the weekend, I had the privilege of not only walking in the commencement ceremony at Aurora University, but to also celebrate the accomplishment of completing an advanced degree by two of my staff/interns/students/colleagues. Congratulations to Kim Martini and Kayde
I'm truly appreciative of this opportunity to delve more deeply into standards-based grading; making the transition in a professional learning community; effectively assisting parents in the transition process; and ensuring students see the growth in their achievement as a result