Central English teachers give tips for keeping students engaged in learning


Titled “Top Ten Takeaways From Trying to Engage Students (and ourselves) in English Class During a Pandemic,”  DiDomenico and Friebel presented at the Wheaton North Dupage County English Teachers conference. This is the third time…

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HHSTA urges District 86 Board of Education for continued cultural equity professional development and instructional support


The HHSTA represents the over 360 certified teachers and staff members in District 86. As their elected representatives and leaders, we are sending this statement to you, the leaders of our district. We value the tenets…

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Central Spanish teachers share expertise at conference


Christian Brodell and Sally Belter presented at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Virtual 2021 Fall Conference.  Their presentation “Creating Courageous Classrooms” focused on the invaluable role of creating meaningful relationships with students…

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Central art teacher Laura Milas asked to serve on National Art Education Policy Committee


Milas was selected to serve on the National Art Education Policy Committee.  The charge of the committee is to review and update the Constitution, By-laws, and Policy Handbook of the organization.  Milas represents one of…

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Laura Milas, Central art teacher, represents art educators on the ISBE Illinois Professional Educator Competencies (IPEC)


Milas was selected as one of only three art educators in the state to serve in this capacity. In summer 2019, the ISBE began a multi-phased process to examine teaching and teacher preparation standards, best…

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