|Illinois Teaching and Learning Standards|
|The Illinois Teaching Standards (ILS) define what all teachers in all Illinois public schools should know and be able to do as a result of their elementary and secondary teacher preparation program.|
23 Illinois Administrative Code
Subtitle A Subchapter b
Standards for Endorsements in Elementary Education
Code of Ethics for Illinois Educators
Standards for All Illinois Teachers
Standards for Endorsements in Early Childhood Education and in Elementary
Standards for Endorsements in Specific Teaching Fields
Standards for Endorsements in Special Education
Content Area Preparation Standards
Social Emotional Standards
Section 20 (100,110,120,130)-Standards for Endorsements in Elementary Education
Section 22.20-Code of Ethics
Section 24.130-The Illinois Professional Teaching Standards
Section 25.25-Requierments for Professional Educator License
Section 26.300-Standards for Endorsements in Elementary Education
Section 555- Appendix A Social and Emotional Learning Standards
The Illinois Learning Standards (ILS) define what all students in all Illinois public schools should know and be able to do in the seven core areas as a result of their elementary and secondary schooling.
Dr. Mary Jeffery, Ed.D.
Dr. Mary Jeffery, Assessment Coordinator and Assistant Licensure Officer
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Dr. Mary Jeffery is an assistant professor with the School of Education and is the Assistant Licensure Office and Assessment Coordinator. She came to Benedictine University as an adjunct instructor and student teaching supervisor in January 2011 after teaching and administrating in secondary public schools for over 15 years. After receiving her bachelor’s degree at Illinois Wesleyan University, Dr. Jeffery followed her love of adventure and moved to Arizona where she worked to develop alternative education programs for high school students. She moved from Arizona to Michigan and completed her Masters of Arts in Teaching K-12 Reading at Saginaw Valley State University. Dr. Jeffery recently completed her Doctorate in Education with a concentration in Leadership in Curriculum and Instruction at Aurora University. Her current position marries her varied background and interests; her administrative experience guides her interest in assessment and her teaching experience guides her interest in working with preclinical candidates, advising, and teaching licensure.