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D211 Post: Chemistry Project Expands Beyond the Lab

            Chemistry students at Hoffman Estates High School recently participated in a lab which had them building experience in the marketing, public speaking, and presentation building as well as scientific process.             At the start of the class’s polymer lab, students are presented with students are given two types of polymers.  From there the groups are allowed to experiment by altering one variable the groups are tasked with designing a potential consumer product of their own design.  They must be able to ...

Hoffman Estates High School Teacher Tanya Katovich Receives Prestigious Davidson Award

Tanya Katovich, science teacher at Hoffman Estates High School, was recently presented the Chemical Industry Council of Illinois (CICI) Davidson Award through the Illinois Chemical Education Foundation (ICEF). The award goes to an outstanding teacher who exemplifies excellence in teaching chemistry. This is the 49th consecutive year that CICI has presented the Davidson Award to recognize teaching excellence. ICEF presented Katovich with a plaque commemorating the award and $3,000 at the ICEF/CICI Annual Scholarship Luncheon. She will be recognized by the Board of Education at its June 11 meeting. “This award is very special in terms of ...

Eleven District 211 Teachers Earn National Board Certification Credentials

Professional development of teachers is a vital source of academic innovation in the classroom. Throughout the years, many District 211 teachers have successfully completed the highest professional certification credentials in the teaching field. This academic year, 11 teachers have earned National Board Certification credentials from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS). This prestigious certification is completed over the course of a year, and candidates must successfully navigate various assessments to earn their credentials. District 211 now has 132 National Board Certified teachers, fourth among Illinois school ...