UPDATE: A recording of the March 9 town hall is available on the IEA members only website.
This Monday, March 9, IEA is hosting a live toll-free telephone town hall meeting focused on the implementation of the Partnership for Assessment Readiness for College and Careers, usually referred to as PARCC.
Participating in the event, and answering questions about PARCC, will be Supt. Chris Koch from the Illinois State Board of Education. He will answer questions about PARCC and about the federal NCLB waiver that Illinois received.
The one-hour “tele town hall” will start at 7:30 pm on Monday, March 9th.
It is easy for IEA teacher members to participate. At around seven thirty on Monday night, the members will receive an automated call inviting them to the town hall meeting. To participate, just stay on the line and you will be connected to the meeting.
The incoming number will be 844-432-1800.