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Teacher Leadership Scholarship

In support of teacher leadership throughout Illinois, IWEL will award scholarships of $565, funds permitting, to two Illinois teachers pursuing National Board certification during the 2011-2012 school year. To be eligible, applicants must be employed as a teacher in an Illinois school during the 2011-2012 school year, registered as a first-year National Board candidate during the 2011-2012 school year, and a member of IWEL during the 2011-2012 school year. Applications for the 2011-2012 school year are now available. The deadline for application is January 15, 2012. Applications will be reviewed by committee, and recipients will be notified by March 1, 2012. Scholarship recipients will be recognized at IWEL’s 2012 Dare to be Great conference, held April 27-28, 2012 at Ewing Cultural Center in Bloomington, IL. In addition, the two recipients will be announced in the Spring 2012 IWEL Bulletin. If you have questions about IWEL’s Teacher Leadership Scholarship, please contact Patricia West, NBCT and Committee Chair, at pjwest@springfield.k12.il.us.