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Joyce Foundation Provides $75,000 Grant to CEC to Support the Communication of Key Evaluation Information to Educators

The Consortium for Educational Change (CEC) recently received a $75,000 grant from the Joyce Foundation to support communication and engagement efforts to assist school districts across the state with the continued implementation of the Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA) in partnership with the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) and the Performance Evaluation Advisory Council… continue reading »

Difficult Conversations Training

For most educators, addressing conflict or tension is avoided at all costs. However, difficult conversations occur on a regular basis and, without the right training and skills, they can quickly deteriorate, cause lasting damage to relationships, and stymie progress. The Consortium for Educational Change (CEC) has developed a pair of training sessions that can help… continue reading »