Teacher Advancement

We will support pre-service and current teachers in building their capacity to both engage in innovative practices themselves and to lead systemic change that encourages innovation.

News, Events & Resources​

Coalition Launch Webinar
Please join the Future of Learning Coalition to hear why the time is right for significant innovation, review some of our initiatives, and share our priorities for the future.
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Tapping the Potential of Illinois’ Teacher Leader Endorsement
Illinois created a Teacher Leader Endorsement in 2012. This research shows that teachers who have the endorsement found their learning valuable, but that the endorsement did not open up opportunities for them to advance in their careers.
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SEL Performance-Based Assessment Showcase
In June 2022, the Chicago Equity-Centered Innovation Forum (CEIF) hosted a webinar featuring final products from a spring performance-based assessment professional development for CPS competency-based education teachers.
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Integrating Social-Emotional Learning into Academic Performance Tasks: Process and Products from CPS CBE Schools
Leaders from Chicago Public Schools and Education Systems Center at NIU share how Competency-Based Education (CBE) CPS high school teachers developed and implemented academic performance tasks that integrate social-emotional learning.
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