The Peoria ROE sent out a courtesy email to check your ELIS account for license renewal. If your account is up to date, you can delete the reminder!
7 months ago, Beth Crider
Would you like to begin your journey to becoming a National Board Certified Teacher during the 2022-2023 school year? The state fall subsidy window opens September 1st and closes on October 11, 2022. This subsidy pays for all fees related to the certification process. There is a $75 nonrefundable registration fee. This is the only cost a teacher or counselor will incur. Free support is available throughout the certification process and support sessions are anticipated to begin in the middle of September. Informational webinars will be held on various evenings in September. Learn more at If you have any questions, please reach out to the National Board Resource Center at (309) 438-1835 or
7 months ago, Danielle Lewis
STEAM Resource Fair on September 13! The STEAM Resource Fair will highlight organizations offering STEAM resources and provide educators with ways to incorporate these into classrooms. Register: When: 5 - 6:30 p.m. Where: ART, Inc., 919 NE Jefferson, Peoria Cost: Free Questions? Email Emily Schoenfelder at
7 months ago, Peoria ROE
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Help a local teacher and her students by donating to a great cause.! Through Donors Choose, you can help give students the ability to reduce anxiety and increase learning by allowing them to fidget while in the classroom. Donate by Saturday, August 27 at
7 months ago, Danielle Lewis
ISU is hosting a FUTURE TEACHER CONFERENCE on Oct 21 for high school students who are considering a career in education. All students need to attend with a school chaperone. Please contact Kelli Appel at for the registration link.
7 months ago, Danielle Lewis
Peoria County ROE is excited to introduce our new mobile app. Download it today so you don't miss out on any ROE news. Be sure to watch this short video to learn how to make the app work for you:
7 months ago, Danielle Lewis
Our Back to School Newsletter is available online at Be sure to sign up for future newsletters and updates so you don't miss any ROE 48 news!
7 months ago, Danielle Lewis
Short-Term Paraprofessional approval available in ELIS! For instructions on how to apply for an ELIS account:
7 months ago, Danielle Lewis
FREE Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) webinars are being offered to educators. There are four different dates and times to choose from. Be sure to join one to learn more about loan forgiveness.
7 months ago, Danielle Lewis
Do you know an area educator that you would like to nominate for ROE 48’s Spotlight Educator? This is a new monthly feature! Spotlighted educators receive special recognition and hand delivered gift from the ROE! Complete the form today:
7 months ago, Peoria ROE
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The Peoria ROE wrote a letter of support for the nearly $15 million grant awarded to ICC for IT Acceleration and the Good Jobs Challenge. So many people will benefit from this opportunity to enter or up-skill in the much needed field of IT. Out of 509 applications, only 32 were awarded. Just an outstanding example of community partnerships getting the job done. Congratulations!
7 months ago, Beth Crider
Dr. Sheila Quirk Bailey gives remarks
Free Mentoring Program for First-Time, First Year Head Principals! The program offers: • Personalized one-on-one mentorship with experienced, well-trained academic leaders • Robust, embedded professional learning Contact Amy Smith at for information.
8 months ago, Peoria ROE
During 6 sessions, Educators, Support Staff, Admins, and anyone who works with children can explore: - Connections between academic and social-emotional learning - Teaching youth to become aware and responsive to their thoughts and emotion - Teaching social skills through academic instruction - Emotional and cognitive regulation - The impact of culture on relationships teamwork and classroom effectiveness Register at this link:
8 months ago, Peoria County ROE 48
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This summer, Dr. Scott Adreon led educators from Peoria County schools and other Area 3 SEL Hub partner schools in learning about Restorative Practices. The educators left with practical ways to use Circles throughout the school day.
8 months ago, Peoria County ROE 48
Restorative Practices
The Peoria ROE Leadership Team is meeting to strategic plan!
8 months ago, Beth Crider
leadership team meeting
PCs for People will be back in the Peoria Area. Illinois Central College will host two simultaneous events on East Peoria and Peoria campuses August 10th, 2022 from 11:30 am - 3:30 pm. This is a great opportunity for eligible families to receive a computer. LOCATIONS ICC East Peoria, 1 College Dr., East Peoria ICC Peoria, 5407 N University St., Peoria AVAILABLE DEVICES Windows Desktop Package $0 Windows Laptop Package $20 WHO IS ELIGIBLE? If you receive SNAP, Medicaid, SSI, Federal Public Housing Assistance, Veterans Pension Benefit Program, or have a household income that is less than 135% of federal poverty guidelines (for example, below $35,000 per year for a family of 4), you can sign up for a discounted Windows computer PRE-REGISTER AT:
8 months ago, Danielle Lewis
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The Peoria ROE hosted its annual Safety Day at Dunlap High School where the Peoria County Sheriff’s Department was engaged in training. Planning for critical events, strategies for prevention and mental health and clear communication were all part of the agenda. The health department shared a current Covid safety update as well. We are grateful for our Peoria County partners.
8 months ago, Beth Crider
Safety Day agenda
Peoria County Health Department administrator Monica Hendrickson
the Peoria County Sheriff and Regional Superintendent
George McKenna and Roger Alvey share updates
The Peoria ROE was a sponsor of Whitney’s Walk to raise awareness for suicide prevention. Funds raised support programming in our schools to teach the warning signs of suicide and support positive mental health strategies. Asst. Regional Superintendent George McKenna served on the WW Committee and PD Services Director Amy Smith walked with her daughters. Regional Superintendent Beth Crider and her husband ran the 5K. Thank you to the Hult Center for Healthy Living for a great event!
8 months ago, Beth Crider
Beth Crider and Coroner Jamie Harwood
Amy Smith and her 2 daughters
Beth Crider running
sponsorship sign for the Peoria ROE
The Greater Peoria Digital Literacy - Building Regional Capacity Workshop is scheduled for September 21 from 8am-12pm. Be sure to register by Sept 2 to secure your spot!
8 months ago, Danielle Lewis
Digital Literacy Flyer
Staff from the Peoria ROE volunteered at the Midwest Food Bank. They provide much of the food for local school back pack programs to support children facing food insecurity! More than 930 bags of cereal were prepared. Thank you staff for rocking the hair nets!
8 months ago, Beth Crider
ROE staff working at Midwest Food Bank
Staff member stirring cereal with shovel
Staff scooping cereal
Staff wearing hairnets for volunteering