Welcome Back, Northern District Members!
I hope everyone had a chance to recharge this summer. I enjoyed a lot of time fishing and traveling. I got a chance to present at several conferences including: Iowa AHPERD, the P.A.W.S Institute in Kentucky, and the PE Institute in North Carolina. It was great connecting with other passionate educators. I also went to Oklahoma for my daughter’s graduation from Army basic training at Fort Sill. Summer flew by (as it always does) and now it’s time to get back to business!
GET INVOLVED We are still looking for members to get involved in Northern District as part of our Leadership Team. All you need is an interest in serving. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you’d be interested or would like more information. Speaking of getting involved, our next ND meeting is scheduled for Monday, September 17th, from 5-6:30 pm at Schmidt’s Towne Tap in Elburn. All Northern District members are welcome to attend.
2018 FALL PD ROAD SHOW I am excited to announce we are launching a series of mini-workshops throughout the Northern District boundaries that we are calling “PD Road Shows” - as we’ll be traveling around bringing high quality Professional Development to a location near you. Our first one is scheduled for Saturday, October 13th from 8-noon at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb for $10.
Get all the details here: https://ndiahperd.weebly.com/workshops.html
NOV. 15-16 IAHPERD CONVENTION Don’t miss out on our State Conference this year at Pheasant Run in St. Charles! Take advantage of the early bird pricing (there was an IAHPERD email blast with info recently). There are over 200 sessions to choose from and dozens of vendors to visit. You’ll definitely come away with tons of ideas to implement in your program. We also scheduled an ice cream social for Northern District members from 4-5pm on Thursday, the 15th - so stop on in and meet our leadership team and build your own sundae!
THANK YOU Finally, I want to thank our friend, Jean Williams and her husband, Don for opening up their lake house to host our Northern District summer meeting on August 7th. Jean retired this past year from teaching in D303 and was our ND treasurer for many years. We had a very productive meeting, good food, had some new ND teachers join us and Don even took us out on the pontoon boat for a ride and fishing afterwards! Definitely a fun day and beautiful location. Thanks again, Jean & Don!