Common Core Standards (New Illinois Learning Standards) in the K-2 Classroom

Higher Ed Faculty Education Series:  March 19, 2015
Presented by Kathleen Jones

Identification of the Common Core Standards (New Illinois Learning Standard) for K-2
Comparison of past and current Illinois Learning Standards
Teacher resources to aid in implementation of Standards
PARCC expectations

Kathleen Jones has been a classroom teacher for 23 years. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in elementary education from Millikin University and a Masters of Science degree(+32 hrs.) in elementary education from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.  She achieved National Board certification and an Illinois Master Teacher designation in 2003 and is currently a regional coordinator for the National Board Resource Center at Illinois State University. Mrs. Jones has served as an instructor in the education department at Greenville College for several years.  In addition, she is a member of the Illinois Teacher Leader Cadre for PARCC and was awarded the “Golden Apple Teacher of the Year” award in 2012.