School is in session for Homer 33C teachers, staff

News Release

Homer CCSD 33C

Goodings Grove   Luther J. Schilling   William E. Young   William J. Butler

Hadley Middle   Homer Jr. High


Contact: Charla Brautigam, Communications/Public Relations Manager | 708-226-7628

Joyce Senters leads a workshop on Differentiation on July 11.


For Immediate Release:

July 12, 2016


School is in session for Homer 33C teachers, staff

Christine Murphy (center) demonstrates some of the new tech tools available for instruction and assessment on June 29


Homer School District 33C teachers and staff are taking advantage of the quiet summer months to brush up on new teaching methods and expand their professional portfolios.


Throughout the summer, the district is offering a series of staff development opportunities, including workshops on:

  • Visible Learning
  • Top Tech Tools for Instruction and Assessment
  • Differentiation
  • Google Docs and Drive
  • Digital Feedback Tools
  • IPEVO Interactive Whiteboard System
  • Helping All Students Succeed with Informational Text
  • Co-Writer Universal


“Homer 33C strongly believes that professional development in an educational environment increases the effectiveness of all who are engaged in the teaching and learning process,” said Kathleen Robinson, assistant superintendent for instruction.

Mike Szopinski reviews Visible Learning with teachers on June 28.

Nearly 400 teachers and staff members signed up for the 16 Summer Institute workshops, which began June 8 and conclude Aug. 9.


Each workshop is led by district employees and held at Young, Schilling and Hadley schools.

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