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The PrinciPal (5/22/2015)

IPA Hits 5000!; Important News from PARCC; Need a mentor?  Read now.

IPA Update (5/18/2015)

5000 Members! Listen as IPA Executive Director Jason Leahy discusses the Association meeting this milestone as well as provides updates from the Capitol and the IPA.  Listen now.

Legally Speaking

In this month's Legally Speaking, find out about proposed changes to the formula that ISBE uses to prorate state aid, and get answers to commonly asked graduation and end of  the year questions. Read now.

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IPA Happenings

Coming Soon!!!

Group Discounts available for 3 or more from the same district. Attend the Summer Conference and IPA Members, can attend the June 10, Administrator Academy on "Safe Schools: Bullying Prevention" for only $99.  Once registered for the Summer Conference, you will receive an email confirmation with the discount code.  Contact pam@ilprincipals.org for more information.

Upcoming Events

June 3 - Transforming, Leading, Caring - The TLC Principal - Online

June 4 - The Legal Rights of Students & Parents - Online

June 5 - Managing BYOT in the Classroom - Online

June 8 - Understanding the Dynamics of Sexual Assault & Abuse of Children and How to Respond - Online

June 9 - The PLC Principal: Leading the Way to Increasing Student Achievement - Online


IPA Introduces Mentoring for New Administrators

Provide your first and second year Principals and Assistant Principals the support and resources they need through IPA's New Principal Mentoring Program. The program's goal is to help burgeoning leaders thrive in their new positions so they can advance learning, innovation, and global citizenry in their schools through effective educational leadership. Mentees will receive 40 hours of direct mentoring support via an IPA certified and trained mentor, among many other resources. Learn more.

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