REGISTER NOW: IEA Professional Development Conference Dec. 1-2, 2017

Join us for the IEA Professional Development Conference at the Wyndham Springfield City Center, December 1-2, 2017.  The IEA Professional Development Conference showcases IEA as an official ISBE-sanctioned professional development provider. This is an excellent opportunity for you to both acquire … Read more about REGISTER NOW: IEA Professional Development Conference Dec. 1-2, 2017

The Times They Are A Changin’ (and so are parent/teacher conferences)

As you are likely aware, there have been changes related to Parent/Teacher Conferences as a result of our most recent contract with the District. During bargaining, we spent significant time talking about issues related to conferences. We discussed the fact that growing class sizes made it nearly … Read more about The Times They Are A Changin’ (and so are parent/teacher conferences)

Welcome Back: Be Fearless, Be Proud, Be a Public Education Warrior

Remarks as prepared Good morning members of the Unit Five Education Association. Good morning members of the School Board and Administration. Good morning other members of the Unit 5 family. Those of you who have been here a while and have heard me speak -- either here, publicly, or … Read more about Welcome Back: Be Fearless, Be Proud, Be a Public Education Warrior

Welcome Back: Let’s Be a Light in the Darkness. Together.

Good morning to the school board, administration and other members of the Unit 5 community. And good morning to the more than 900 members of the Unit Five Education Association. It is a privilege to speak to you today and it continues to be my pleasure to serve, alongside so many others, as … Read more about Welcome Back: Let’s Be a Light in the Darkness. Together.