North Cook Intermediate Service Center & Regional Office of Education

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  • 2022 Those Who Excel Awardees

    We are very proud of the many individuals and teams from our North Cook school districts who have been honored with Those Who Excel Awards for 2022 in these five categories: School Administrator, Education Service Personnel, Student Support Personnel, Teams, and Community Volunteers. 

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  • 2022 Golden Apple Awards

    Good news! We would like to recognize five individuals representing North Cook school districts who are finalists for Awards of Excellence in Leadership and Teaching in this year’s Golden Apple Awards.

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  • LTC Monthly Tech Tips

    North Cook ISC and the Learning Technology Center (LTC) understand that you would like timely and relevant technology-related insights. Starting in March of 2022, the LTC has created a MONTHLY TECH TIP VIDEO SERIES, which you might find extremely helpful! These 2-3 minute videos cover a new update or hidden feature for a popular piece of educational technology.

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  • North Cook ISC Response to IARSS Report on Teacher Shortage

    The Illinois Educator Shortage Study facilitated by the Illinois Association of Regional Superintendents of Schools (IARSS) reports that Illinois schools face a dire shortage of teachers and substitutes, the shortage is getting worse, and may last a few more years. Dr. Kevin Jauch, Regional Superintendent of Schools for North Cook County said, “While COVID may have exacerbated the teacher and substitute shortage, it is certainly not the cause. Nor will the end of COVID suddenly bring a resurgence of teacher applicants great enough to address the shortfall."

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  • New NCISC Partnership

    North Cook ISC has announced a new partnership with IL-ASCD. Read here for more information!

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  • Congratulations Educators!

    We would like to recognize 31 educators who achieved or renewed their National Board Teacher Certification. This is an extraordinary undertaking while serving in a role as educator, and their dedication is commendable.

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  • Resources for Educator Job Seekers

    Are you seeking employment in education? Look for job postings in all North Cook school districts or across Illinois. Learn more here...

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  • PD Hours Needed To Renew Your License

    Are you prepared for your license renewal? Here is some good information that was provided by ISBE.

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