NIU faculty deliver ‘administrator academy’ for District 428

A team of faculty affiliates from the Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Language and Literacy (CISLL) developed and presented a two-day administrator academy for all DeKalb Community Unit School District 428 administrators and DeKalb Classroom Teachers’ Association representatives. Held Aug. 12 and

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NIU teacher candidates and District 428 mentor teachers socialized before the PDS Celebration at DeKalb’s Founders Elementary School.

NIU, District 428 celebrate co-teaching model used in local professional development schools

NIU teacher candidates and their co-teaching partners in District 428 recently celebrated the successes of a new model of teacher preparation – the professional development school’s co-teaching model. In the co-teaching model, an NIU teacher candidate is paired with a master teacher

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District 428-NIU partnership continues to offer shared source of pride as new high school opens

When the new DeKalb High School first opens its doors to students Tuesday, Sept. 6, every member of the Barb family will see what District 428 Board of Education President Tom Matya already sees. “What a wonderful asset this (District 428-NIU) partnership

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