Press Release: Continuum of Learning hosts common core presentation for educators, human service providers

Continuum of LearningContinuum of Learning hosts common core workshop for educators, human service providers on Tuesday, October 15, 2013

WHAT:
Sangamon County Continuum of Learning (a partnership comprised of United Way of Central Illinois, Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln, Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, University of Illinois Springfield) will host a workshop for educators and community members on new Common Core standards and implementation into school curriculum. The workshop will address opportunities and challenges the new statewide standards present and how educators, families, and human service providers can support learning in and out of the classroom.

Advance Illinois, a member of the Common Core Coalition, will conduct the public workshop. The Common Core Coalition is a diverse group of organizations committed to providing the children of Illinois with the best education possible.

The Sangamon County Continuum of Learning is a partnership whose purpose is to ensure all Sangamon County residents are Ready to Learn, Ready to Work and, Ready to Succeed.

WHEN:
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

WHERE:
University of Illinois Springfield
Public Affairs Center – Conference Room C/D
2200 One University Plaza
Springfield, IL 62703

MEDIA INQUIRIES:
Media inquiries should be directed to:
Continuum of Learning Advance Illinois
Stacy Reed – CFLL Megan Vidis – Communications Director
Email- reed@cfll.org Email – mvidis@advanceillinois.org

Leadership of United Way of Central Illinois, Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, University of Illinois Springfield, Community Foundation for The Land of Lincoln will be made available for interviews.
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Additional inquiries may be made to Jarid Brown at 217-726-7000.