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Illinois Retired Teachers Foundation
Springfield,Illinois (PR MediaRelease) May 10, 2017 - The Illinois Retired Teachers Association Foundation (IRTAF) is making $36,500 in grant money available statewide to individual public school class room teachers (PK-12) for the 2017-18 school year. These grants are designed for special projects the teachers might not be able to have funded through the normal budgetary process. Read more
Springfield,Illinois (PR MediaRelease) March 15, 2017 - March is Save Your Vision Month, and the Illinois Optometric Association (IOA) supports healthy habits in the workplace. With the apparent increase in use of computers and other technology, digital eyestrain is a major concern for people of all ages and all occupations from students to full-time working citizens. Symptoms can include: headaches, blurred vision, dry eyes, light sensitivity, glare, as well as neck and shoulder pain. Read more
Springfield,Illinois (PR MediaRelease) March 3, 2017 - The Illinois Optometric Association (IOA) is emphasizing caution to keep hazardous household chemicals including detergent pods out of reach of young children, as detrimental consequences to a child’s health, specifically the eye, could occur. Read more
Springfield,Illinois (PR MediaRelease) March 3, 2017 - Teams from 35 high schools statewide will participate in the 35th annual Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) High School Mock Trial Invitational on March 11 & 12, 2017, at the University of Illinois College of Law in Champaign. Read more
Springfield,Illinois (PR MediaRelease) November 21, 2016 - The traveling exhibition titled: Continuum the Art Work of Michael Dunbar in the Sculptural Tradition, captures a diverse artistic reflection of the history of sculpture through the ages. This exceptional showcase, has 31 distinctive pedestal size sculptures representing a historic overview of sculpture. Included in the exhibit are 17 recent bronze sculptures from Dunbar’s Machinist Studies series that makes a statement about the ‘Continuum’ of contemporary sculpture. This collection enlightens viewers on the vast perspectives and innovations artists contribute to the history and legacy of grand sculpture. Read more
Dr. Jason D. Henry
Springfield,Illinois (PR MediaRelease) November 20, 2016 - Dr. Jason D. Henry, superintendent of Sesser-Valier Community Unit District 196, has been named the 2017 Illinois Superintendent of the Year by the Illinois Association of School Administrators (IASA). Read more
Springfield,Illinois (PR MediaRelease) November 7, 2016 - A recent Wallace Foundation report offered that principals strongly shape the conditions for high-quality teaching and learning, are the prime factor in determining whether teachers stay in high-needs schools, and have a great impact on schools with the greatest needs. With this in mind, the Illinois Principals Association, in collaboration with principals associations in Indiana, Missouri, Washington, and Wisconsin, have created the School Leader Continuum to continue the development and support of school leaders statewide. Read more
National Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month
Springfield,Illinois (PR MediaRelease) November 4, 2016 - As a leading cause of blindness, diabetic retinopathy often has no early warning signs. With November being National Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month, the Illinois Optometric Association (IOA) encourages you to take steps to protect your sight. Read more