Teachers Earn National Board Certification

National Board Certified Teachers
Nineteen District 211 teachers have earned national certification through the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. This is the highest professional credential in the field of teaching. With the addition of these 19 teachers, High School District 211 now has had 121 teachers earn national certification, fourth most among school districts in Illinois. This year’s recipients are listed alphabetically below. These teachers were recognized by the Board of Education at its January 19, 2012 meeting. Dana Batterton, Palatine High School Marilyn Berdick, ...

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Innovation Grants 2011-2012

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The mission of the High School District 211 Foundation is to obtain and provide resources to enhance and enrich learning opportunities for the students, staff, and school community of Township High School District 211. The Foundation recently awarded nearly $25,000 in Innovation Grants to District 211 teachers and staff for the development of ideas, programs, and practices benefiting students in District 211 that are not funded from the district budget. Details on the Innovation Grants awarded for the 2011-2012 school year are available here. For information about ...

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District 211 to Discontinue Class Rank

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At its Dec. 8, 2011 meeting, the Board of Education approved the recommendation of a District committee to discontinue the practice of ranking students based upon grade point average.  The committee's recommendation is based upon a growing national trend among high schools to eliminate this practice because few, if any, colleges or universities continue to use class rank as a determining factor in the admissions process. A two-phase process to eliminate Class Rank will be implemented, beginning with the 2012-2013 school year, class rank will be removed from report ...

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