Amanda Schiesher

"Building Relationships and Partnerships with Students & Families" 

Engaging Students; Engaging Families" October 24, 2017 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at KIDS  (Click link to register.)
Golden Apple teachers Sarah Schaefer Boneva, from Roosevelt CEC, and Jared Young, from Belvidere North will be presenting a two part session on Oct 24 and Nov 28. The first session will focus on engaging students and engaging families.  Participants will be encouraged to use these skills in their classroom and then share their experiences in the November 28 session. (Attendance at Session Two is not required, but is suggested.) Cost is $10 and PDC's available.

 

Recognizing and Meeting Social/Emotional Needs of Students and Families November 28, 2017 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at KIDS (Click link to register.)

Golden Apple teachers Sarah Schaefer Boneva, from Roosevelt CEC, and Jared Young, from Belvidere North will discuss recognizing and meeting social and emotional needs of students and their families on Nov 28. This session follows Session One: Engaging Students, Engaging families.  Participants will be encouraged to use share their experiences implementing what they learned in Session One. (Attendance in Session One is NOT required to participate in this class.)  Cost is $10 and PDC's available.

 

 

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Nominate an outstanding PreK - 5th grade teacher for the 2018 Golden Apple Award.  Monday, October 16, 2017 is the last day to nominate. Tell us in a few sentences why the nominee is exceptional. Nominations can be mailed to Golden Apple Foundation, 5050 E. State St., Rockford, IL 61108 or submitted on-line at www.goldenappleofrockford.com.  

It’s easy, anyone can nominate, and it means the world to teachers when they hear that they have had an impact so great on someone’s life that they took the time to nominate them for an award.  Make a teacher’s day!  Nominate now!   

Nominations are also accepted online at www.goldenappleofrockford.com.

Five Golden Apples will be presented to select teachers in March and excellence in education will be celebrated at the 22nd Annual Excellence in Education Banquet on April 27, 2018 at Giovanni's.  But, first they have to be nominated!!

For more information,  contact Jennifer Stark at 815-226-4180 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Golden Apple Foundation inspires, celebrates and supports educational excellence in our community. 

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Golden Apple has been selected to be a part of the Schnucks - Bags 4 My Cause program for the month of September and October.

Love reusable bags? For the whole month of SEPTEMBER, buy the Cause bag with the message “Giving is in the Bag” at Schnucks located at 6410 E. State Street in Rockford and Golden Apple receives $1!  Then, for the whole month of OCTOBER, buy the Cause bag at Schnucks located at 2462 Charles Street in Rockford, and Golden Apple received $1.  

 

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Do you have a great idea for a new literacy project or Robotics program in your classroom?  Golden Apple is offering Classroom Project Grants to Pre-K - 12th grade teachers.  Click for application and criteria.  Deadline to apply is Monday, November 6, 2017.