It’s a win-win scenario for aspiring teachers graduating from Northern Illinois University. That’s why NIU is the largest supplier of students to the Rockford Public Schools “Aspiring Teachers” initiative.
After Winnebago County health officials address the spread of COVID-19 in area schools, teachers defend their safety efforts and the Rockford Education Association issued a letter in support of its members.
As the coronavirus pandemic impacts the way education will look for the foreseeable future, the Golden Apple Foundation is partnering with schools across the state to address an issue plaguing the system: teacher shortages.
Funding to provide $15,000 in scholarships from Alpine Kiwanis was made possible by the Alpine Kiwanis Club Scholarship Fund of the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois and by funds raised during the 2019 Brat Days event.