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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‘Edcamp Northern Illinois’ to provide free day of professional development for area educators

Educators are invited to attend edcamp Northern Illinois, a day of free professional development that offers opportunities to share new classroom techniques, discuss teaching innovations, and make connections with like-minded professionals. This innovation in professional development will be held Saturday, April 20,

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