WHO: Illinois certified teachers / December graduates pending certification / Teacher aides / Bus drivers / Nurses WHAT: Hiring event for all open positions at Peoria Public Schools (all 27 schools) WHEN: December 19, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. WHERE: Woodruff Career & Technical Center (1800 NE Perry Ave, Peoria, IL 61603) WHY: Peoria Public Schools is an urban district with 13,500 students, more than 1,000 certified staff and approximately 40 teaching vacancies. Vacancies including special education, bilingual, ELL, primary school, middle school, high school, and administrative openings! Peoria Public Schools is home to the 2016 Illinois Teacher of the Year, a growing career/technical center, International Baccalaureate Programmes, AVID programming, extensive professional development opportunities and more! Visit www.peoriapublicschools.org/employment for a full list of openings and to start the application process. No appointment necessary for this special event. Interviews with school administrators offered on the spot! Each candidate should have 3 packets with the following: 1. Resume 2. Transcripts 3. Example lesson plan (certified staff only) 4. Letters of recommendation
College Color Day-December 2, 2016 First Grade students in Mrs. Bielenberg and Mrs. Woodard's class at Thomas Jefferson Primary enjoyed a visit from Mrs. Sara Greer on Friday, December 2, 2016-College Color Day. Mrs. Greer is employed by OSF Medical Center as a Pediatric Nurse on the Life Flight Helicopter. She discussed the training and education needed to be a nurse and also discussed various aspects of her job. Mrs. Greer's son, Sammy, is a student in the class.
Thomas Jefferson Students Learn Healthy Habits at Hult Students from Thomas Jefferson School traveled to the Hult Health Education Center on Thursday, December 1, to attend Healthy Habits educational programs. First Graders attended the "Healthland" program. Presentations took place in the Health Education Theatres and focused on the five food groups, healthy eating, dental health, and the five senses.
Second graders at Thomas Jefferson School in Mrs. Meyer and Mrs. Nelson's class, have been writing Pen Pal letters to First Graders at St. Phil's School. Students were able to finally meet each other and enjoyed an opportunity to learn more about their pen pal.