Coronavirus: Putting K-12 Leadership to the Test

In this online summit, you’ll be able to interact with experts on teacher hiring, district leadership, technology, mental health, and social-emotional learning who are tackling the new challenges the coronavirus has created for districts. You’ll be able to share practices with peers and come away with insights on how to ensure that learning, social supports, and food services continue even when your buildings are closed. Register today to participate, network, and connect with the 2020 Leaders To Learn From.

Date: Thursday April 23,2020 1-2.30 p.m. ET

Internship Opportunity at W. Clement & Jessie V. Stone Foundation, Downtown Chicago (Loop)

Position: Summer Intern

The Foundation has recently developed an exciting internship opportunity in philanthropy. Working in partnership with other Chicago-based funders, the Foundation developed its internship to provide a unique experience for an undergraduate student interested in pursuing work in the nonprofit space after college. For one current undergraduate student, this ten-week internship will
provide a unique look into the nonprofit sector and opportunities to learn more about the1systems and policies within the education, early childhood development, and youth development fields.

Please find the complete details included here.

Applications are now open for the 2020-2021 Teach Plus Illinois Early Childhood Education Policy Fellowship.

This highly selective leadership opportunity is for outstanding Illinois early childhood educators looking to deepen their knowledge of education policy and gain a voice in decisions that affect students and the early childhood profession. Early childhood educators will expand their influence without leaving the classroom, and receive a $1,600 stipend for their commitment. No prior policy experience required. Applications are due May 10. Please reach out to Sinthu Ramalingam at with additional questions.

2020 College Changes Everything Conference

Join us on Thursday, July 9, 2020, at the 10th annual CCE Conference–the state’s preeminent annual college access and success and career readiness event. This is a one-day conference that focuses on effective practices and showcases the programs and services available to help with increasing college access and college completion for students in support of the state’s Goal 2025–to increase the proportion of adults in Illinois with high-quality degrees and credentials to 60 percent by the year 2025.

Register Now for the National Freshman Success Institute!

Join the Network for College Success for seven days of powerful learning with teams of educators from across the country at the National Freshman Success Institute.

Read all the details here.