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The PrinciPal (8/29/14)

State Supe Podcast; Creating Innovators; And More! Go now.

State Superintendent Podcast

IPA Executive Director Jason Leahy discusses assessment, Illinois' new learning standards, 5Essentials, and more with State Superintendent Dr. Chris Koch.  Listen now.

Creating Innovators (Part IV)

In this fourth and final installment of this series exploring the key points of Tony Wagner's book Creating Innovators, IPA Executive Director Jason Leahy shares a TED Talk of Wagner sharing what is necessary for parents and schools to create innovators. And, as a bonus, an additional video is available for you to share with your teachers and community members that ties together the concepts of global citizenry and innovation.  Go now.

IPA Happenings

Principals Professional Conference

Oct. 19-21, 2014 in Peoria

Nothing can take the place of face-to-face!  Register here!  Interested in becoming an Exhibitor or Sponsor?  Click here for more information!


Upcoming Events

September 17, 2014 - School Support Staff Workshop - Lisle

September 23, 2014 - School Support Staff Workshop - Effingham

October 16, 2014 - ***FREE*** Administrating High Quality ISBE Preschool for All Block Grant Program - Online

October 19, 2014 - Difficult Conversations: How To Discuss Crucial Issues to Increase Performance - Peoria

October 28, 2014 - ***FREE*** llinois Early Learning and Development Standards for Administrators - Online


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