The Instructor Forum is a full day of workshops, breakout sessions, and activities which will support you and all other After School Matters instructors in your continuous improvement. The Instructor Forum offers you an opportunity for professional development, a chance to come together as a community and learn from one another, and a space to celebrate your work.
We look forward to a day of learning together as an After School Matters community.
Questions? Contact Emily Nott, Manager of Professional Development, at (312) 702-8591 or [email protected].
The Instructor Forum is a required session for all After School Matters instructors who have active instruction hours, and attendance at this professional development is listed in your organization’s contract or in your offer letter from After School Matters.
Please Park on the Floors 3 and 4 ONLY of the NEIU parking structure. From the parking structure, follow the After School Matters signs to the student union main entrance to sign in. View/download map.
There is some Street parking available on Bryn Mawr, but we encourage you to use Floors 3 and 4 of the NEIU parking structure for your convenience.
After School Matters is proud to now offer CPDUs (Certified Professional Development Units) for teachers who are also After School Matters instructors!
If you are an Illinois or Chicago public school teacher who would like to earn CPDUs, you must sign in and sign out on the iPads at Instructor Forum. At the end of the day, you must proceed to the sign-in area. There will be a CPDU table set up, where you must provide your IEIN*, complete an ISBE paper evaluation and collect a paper Evidence of Completion document from Lauren Lewandowski, Director of Program Supports, in the registration area (Student Union main lobby) between 3:55 and 4:15 p.m.
*If you don’t remember your IEIN, Login to the ISBE licensure website and your IEIN will be at the top right of the home page.
If you have questions about getting CPDUs for After School Matters Professional Development, contact Emily Nott, Manager of Professional Development, [email protected]
If you still need to RSVP for Instructor Forum, please email Emily Nott, Manager of Professional Development, at [email protected].
This is a paid professional development opportunity for instructors who meet eligibility and payroll requirements. Professional development is paid separately from your existing meeting and prep hours. Compensation is at the professional development rate of $25.00 per hour. Additional Payroll information will be provided at the Forum.
Instructors must be an active Spring 2018 After School Matters instructor with Budgeted instruction hours to be eligible for Professional Development payroll. Instructors must also sign in and out from the session, and meet all other After School Matters payroll requirements per the Contracts team in order to be eligible for payroll. Independent instructors who meet all requirements will receive a payroll code for their attendance at the session, and community organizations who meet all requirements are eligible to receive a check from after school matters reimbursing them for instructor time, which would be issued based on sign-in data.
Ask your Program Specialist about upcoming Professional Development opportunities, and follow the professional development section of our Program Provider Resources page.
Instructors must be an active Spring 2018 After School Matters instructor with budgeted instruction hours to be eligible to attend (substitute instructors are not eligible to attend at this time). Instructors must also sign in and out from the session and meet all other After School Matters payroll requirements in order to be eligible for payroll.
Instructors must complete all required checklist items before February 2 in order to attend the session. Questions about required forms, documents, background checks, and checklist items? Contact Chandler Meyer.
The Instructor Forum is a required session for all After School Matters instructors who have active instruction hours, and attendance at this professional development is listed in your organization’s contract or in your offer letter from After School Matters. If you have questions about this, please contact Emily Nott.