RLTA Study Groups Go Public

Mia Valdez-QuellhorstEvents, Teachers

WITS was thrilled to share the cumulative learning of our eleven 2018-2019 Study Groups this spring. Study Groups are small groups of teachers at the same school who meet regularly … Read More

National Teacher’s Day

Mia Valdez-QuellhorstEvents, Teachers

National Teacher's Day

If you are reading this, you grew and learned with powerful teachers. Every morning, all over Chicagoland, thousands of teachers wake up before first light, start their coffee makers, put … Read More

Rochelle Lee and the Power of a Good Book

Mia Valdez-QuellhorstTeachers

Rochelle Lee and the Power of a Good Book

Libraries are Magic Do you remember your elementary school library? How about the librarian? I vividly remember when my school librarian, Mrs. Barclay, read The Legend of the Bluebonnets and … Read More

The importance of mentorship for teachers

Kellie RomanyTeachers

The importance of mentorship for teachers

Did you know that 86% of teachers who had first-year mentorship remained teaching after 4 years? Having access to mentorship and professional development is career changing for teachers. According to The … Read More