February 24, 2017


New endorsement structure is coming February 1, 2018 for the Middle School Endorsement.  To give those wanting to get this endorsement before the new rules take affect we are offering the 2 Middle School courses through Aurora University again this summer.  Please note that these courses will not allow you to add an endorsement following the February 1, 2018 deadline however it will allow you to add the endorsement before that date.  Endorsements can e made with these courses prior to the date and those endorsements will be grandfathered in.  For more information on these changes coming please click here

EDU 5440 Middle School Mission & Methods – 3 Grad Credits
ROE Workshop #11388:
  This course explores some of the key issues impacting middle schools in our society today.  Using current research, case studies, and class projects, students will discuss and analyze issues that shape middle school current practice in a multi cultural society.  During the course, there will be opportunity to apply source concepts in the construction of an ideal middle school and to analyze different strategies for achieving this ideal.
Dates: June 26 – 30, 2017
Time:  8:00 AM – 5:00 PM each day
Location:  ROE Moline
Cost:  $925.00
Registration Deadline:  June 16, 2017

EDU 5370  Adolescent Development & Learning – 3 Grad Credits
ROE Workshop #11389: 
The focus of this course is on the principles of adolescent development by examining aspects of biological, psychological and social development during adolescence. The course explores how social experiences in the family, peer group, school and broader community influence  adolescent development, how adolescents learn, what motivates them to learn, how schools (and   especially teachers) can make an important contribution to the growth of adolescents by  teaching in ways that “fit” the developmental needs of youth.
Dates: July 17 – 21, 2017
Time:  8:00 AM – 5:00 PM each day
Location:  ROE Moline
Cost:  $925.00
Registration Deadline:  July 7, 2017

Each course is $925.00 made payable to Rock Island County Regional Office of Education (RIROE).  Advance payment is required in order to reserve your enrollment.  If you have any questions please contact Julie at 309/736-1111 or mailto:Julie.cox@riroe.com

Due to the cost of these courses, early enrollment is suggested.  A minimum enrollment of 10 participants per course is required.  In order to ensure these numbers, please send your check to the address below before the required deadline date.  All checks will be held before releasing the tuition to Aurora University for processing until minimum enrollment is met, at which time you will be notified.  In the event that the course is cancelled, the checks will be returned to you.  Payment by credit card is also available in advance by contacting Julie at 309/736-1111 or email Julie.cox@riroe.com for instructions.  Students in the courses will be brown bagging their lunches and snacks in a working lunch hour.

You may register online here making sure to complete the form fully and clicking the submit button.  Please remember that you are not fully registered until we receive either a check for each course you are enrolling or a credit card number to hold until we reach the required 10 for the course.