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Obama Administration Approves IL NCLB Waiver

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Humbling to Read

Recently, Shane Gordon, Principal of Abingdon-Avon High School, offered some kind remarks regarding the value of IPA Membership on his blog.  They encapsulate why, as an administrator, it is important to be a part of a community of learners and leaders.  On behalf of the IPA Board, staff, and leaders throughout the organization, thank you for being a part of the over 4700 Members of the IPA. And if anyone asks you why they should join the IPA right now, please tell them to READ THIS!

Jason Leahy
IPA Executive Director

The PrinciPal (4/18/14)

Podcast with NASSP Executive Director JoAnn Bartoletti; ELN Presents Free Internet Safety Training. Read now...

Important Pension Information

Reform Overview - FAQs - Salary Cap Projections

Keep Track of the Nation's Capital

NAESP Politics and Policy Report
NASSP Weekly Advocacy Update

IPA Happenings

Plans are now underway for the 2014 Assistant Principals and Administrators Summer Conference which will be held June 12-13, 2014 at the Hilton Hotel in Lisle.  You may register online and save 10% (must pay with credit card). More information can be found here.

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Get Your IPA Gear!

Looking for promotional items or a new golf jacket sporting the IPA logo?  We have just the place!  IPA has partnered with Stan's Sportsworld to fill all your promotional needs.  Our new online store is easy to use and makes shopping for custom IPA imprinted items so effortless!  You can even choose the thread color of your imprint!  Don't see the item you are looking for?  Stan's Sportsword will put the IPA logo on ANY of their products and their selection is endless!  When you are in the online store, just click on the Sportsworld logo and shop all of their merchandise. Shop now.

Difficult Conversations: How To Discuss What Matters Most

May 1 - Chicago (8:30am - 3:30pm)

Improving Teaching and learning Through Instructional Coaching

May 1 - Online (9am - 12pm)

Making Common Core State Standards for Math (CCSSM) Come Alive in Grades 3-5

May 2 - Online (9am - 12pm)

Leadership by Excellence - Using and Understanding Technology for Leading and Teaching

May 6 - Bloomington (8:30am -3:30pm)

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The IPA is partnering with Standard For Success, an online customizable teacher & employee evaluation system, that was created by Educators for Educators to help with the evaluation and management of employee evaluations.  Its brand is built on high-quality customer support and helping to make evaluations Simple and Meaningful.  Learn more.

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