District 75 sets the highest bar possible for the learning of all students.The District is committed to providing rigorous and appropriate standards-based academic programming. As special educators, we continue to ensure the most effective curricula, programs, practices and tools that result inoptimal post-secondary opportunities while fostering students' personal independenceand self-esteem.
The office handles standard and alternate assessment for students in Kindergarten through Grade 12; the resulting performance data; links between assessment and instructional practices; and Annual School Report Cards.
The office of Autism provides training to acquire andapply a deeper understanding of the “culture” of autism in order toproactively enhance student learning, communication, and independence, as wellas to address challenging behavior.
Every teacher and staff member working in District 75 is considered to be a lifelong learner. As such, there are many professional development opportunities offered throughout the school year.
The goal of the District 75 Office of Teacher Effectiveness is to be a resource for supporting and enhancing the pedagogical practices of teachers; and to provide administrators with tools to assist and “norm” their observational practices to support those teachers.
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a set of principles for curriculum development that give all individuals equal opportunities to learn. UDL provides a framework for understanding how to create curricula that meets the needs of all learners from the start.