Professional Development

The Illinois Network of Charter Schools Partner Program

The National College of Education (NCE) is the largest and oldest of the colleges that form National Louis University. For more than 130 years, we have been a pioneering and innovative force in new teacher preparation, educator advancement, and educational leadership. Our programs prepare educators to make a difference in schools and in the lives of students. The National College of Education is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

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NSSI launched in June of 2020 to help schools and districts provide stronger virtual learning. In our innovative model, participating teachers work in close partnership with our award-winning mentor teachers in their grade and subject. Our curriculum team develops detailed lesson plans and materials for each day of the five-week program.

Schools Partnering with National Summer School Initiative:

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Paycor creates HR software for leaders who want to make a difference. Our Human Capital Management (HCM) platform modernizes every aspect of people management, from the way you recruit, onboard and develop people, to the way you pay and retain them. But what really sets us apart is our focus on business leaders. For 30 years, we’ve been listening to and partnering with leaders, so we know what they need: HR technology that saves time, powerful analytics that provide actionable insights and dedicated support from HR experts

Schools Partnering with Paycor:

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Trusted by more than 1,700 PK-12 schools and 60,000 teachers nationwide, Selected aims to ensure schools have access to diverse, qualified, and relevant teachers for less. Our current candidate pool includes more than 60,000 educators (teachers, school leaders, and school counselors) and is growing daily. View your candidate pool before committing to anything at getselected.com/schools

Schools Partnering with Selected:

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Teaching students to read is one of the hardest jobs in education and teachers report they often do not receive enough support to ensure students are on-track to reading proficiency. Through literacy intervention programming and coaching driven by student reading data, STEP (Strategic Teaching and Evaluation of Progress) provides educators with the capacity-building support needed to improve student achievement in literacy across grades K-5.

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Upbeat works with K-12 districts across the country to administer a research-grounded survey to elevate teacher engagement and retention by fostering strong school environments. Founded and led by former educators, we bring together data scientists, technologists, and experienced former school leaders to deliver a research-backed solution.

Schools Partnering with Teach Upbeat, LLC:

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