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The PrinciPal (10/24/2014)

Happy Principal Appreciation Day! Learn more.

Illinois School Climate Survey Alternatives

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IPA Podcast

Listen as ISBE Director of Assessment Mary O'Brian speaks with Executive Director Jason Leahy about PARCC implementation.  Listen now.

Advocacy in Action (10/22/2014)

Veto Session Preview. Go now.

Vision 20/20 Website is Live!

Visit the Vision 20/20 Website to learn more about how you can help fulfill the promise of public education.  Go now.

IPA Happenings

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It's Principal Appreciation Month!  Thank your principal for the work they do for your students, teachers, and community.

Congratulations to the 
2014 Awards for Excellence Winners!

Recognize excellence and outstanding accomplishments of our school leaders and nominate someone today. Principals of the year nominations are due to your region director by November 30th!  Click here for nomination forms and additional information.

Upcoming Events

November 4, 2014 - Creating an Optimal Environment for Secondary Readers - Online

November 7, 2014 - Implement the Common Core Standards with a Standards-Based Assessment and Reporting System - Naperville

November 7, 2014 - Practical Guidance on Section 504: Developing a Defensible Plan - Online

November 12, 2014 - Developing Interview and Interrogation Skills: Reid Nine Steps of Interrogation - Rockford

November 12, 2014 - Utilizing Walkthroughs to Improve Teacher Performance - Online

Congratulations to the 2014 Awards for Excellence Winners.

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