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New Teacher Induction and Mentoring Program

ISBE Certification

Questions about your certificate? Check this site to learn about the requirements for Initial, Standard and Master Teacher Certification.

Tools for Teaching

Tools for Teaching is a series of classroom management strategies that will help teachers get the maximum instructional time in their classrooms. It's filled with practical suggestions and strategies for effective classroom management, instruction, and motivation.

District 186 Professional Growth System

This contains information about Danielson's Framework for Teaching, which is the evaluation instrument used in Springfield School District 186.

Twenty Blogs I Wish Were Around When I Started Teaching!

This site is a blog with tons of new teacher issues!

Effective Teaching by Harry and Rosemary Wong

This site has great ideas about being an effective teacher.