stem graphic 083018ComEd/Exelon is participating in the Energizing Student Potential (ESP) program that provides funding and curriculum resources to educate students in grades 5-8 about energy. Schools can apply to receive a cash grant for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) activities in the classroom and an energy fair, $2,000 for hands-on kits and curriculum, and teacher training.


Here’s what schools need to know:

  • Energizing Student Potential (ESP) is a STEM-focused energy program for grades 5-8. 
  • ComEd/Exelon partner with Nicor Gas, Peoples Gas, North Shore Gas, and BP America to fund the program.
  • Curriculum resources are provided to schools to educate students on energy. 
  • Link for schools to apply: https://app.wizehive.com/appform/login/ESPIL2018
  • Deadline to apply is September 9.


For more information, visit Energizing Student Potential.

 

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employee cell 082718SPRINGFIELD – A growing number of employers have “bring your own device” policies requiring employees to use their personal mobile devices for work purposes but receive no reimbursement for the associated costs. The measure sponsored by State Senator Patricia Van Pelt will provide them some protections. It was signed into law Sunday.

Senate Bill 2999 requires employers to authorize or require this use in writing, including provisions on the amounts or limits for reimbursement. This would exclude the loss or theft of a device unless by negligence of the employer.

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ILTollwayThe Illinois Tollway has an open position for a Contract Analyst in the Engineering Department in Downers Grove.

To read the detailed job posting with all requirements and learn how to apply, visit their website.

 

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CTPF062218June 22, 2018: In accordance with the Chicago Teachers' Pension Fund (CTPF) Bylaws, following Trustee Bernice Eshoo's resignation due to retirement, the Board declared a vacancy in a Teacher Trustee position. The Vacancy Committee appointed by CTPF Board President Jay Rehak includes Trustees Lois W. Ashford (chair), Jeffery Blackwell, and Mary Sharon Reilly. The committee will evaluate candidates and make a recommendation to the Board at the next regular meeting on July 19, 2018. The individual appointed to fill the position will serve until this fall's annual election in November.
 
Candidate Eligibility
Any eligible active teacher may ask to be considered to fill the vacancy. A candidate for the Teacher Trustee position must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Be a Member, other than a Principal/Administrator, as defined in 40 ILCS 5/17-106; and
  • Have been assigned on a regular certificate for at least 10 years in the Chicago Public Schools or charter schools within District 299 (this includes anyone who is licensed and has worked in the Chicago Public Schools or Charter Schools for at least 10 years on a regular certificate, including as a substitute).


Applications
To apply for the vacant Teacher Trustee position, please submit a resume and a candidate statement to Charles A. Burbridge, Executive Director, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., no later than 5:00 p.m. CST on Friday, July 6, 2018. The Vacancy Committee will meet prior to the next regular Board of Trustees' meeting to review applications and evaluate the candidates.

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