Director of Information Services, Craig Williams uses his educational background and skills to solve issues in multiple career fields.
School social workers have demanding jobs, but finding support in the workplace and never stopping to learn is a large component to being successful in this career.
Maryellen Wessendorf is a school nurse in Elgin School District U-46 and shares her experiences working with approximately 2,500 students in a middle school and elementary schools.
Chicago is a mecca for restaurants and they continue to open in the Windy City, those establishments need chefs who are talented, creative and committed.
Carlos Suastegui, President of TAS Technical Consulting, Inc. in Chicago, works with partners and clients to help solve their problems in an effective and efficient manner.
School Psychologists are an integral part of the school system and their position involves a plethora of responsibilities; those who enjoy the psychology field, helping others and enjoy children may find this career a perfect fit.
The technology field is continually growing and the growth is expected to continue, and being flexible and helping people are important components of one job.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the employment job outlook to grow by 5 percent from 2012 to 2022. Job interest will continue to grow, but jobs may be competitive depending upon the location.
John Heiderscheidt is the director of sSafety and Culture at Elgin School District U-46 and works with school personnel in regards to student situations, training and prevention.
Teaching is a rewarding and challenging profession. The day does not end when students walk out the door, however, as Chrissy Olson so eloquently states, “No career is more satisfying than being a teacher.”
Michelle Lose discovered her passion for art after teaching in a regular education classroom for numerous years.
The nursing field is in high demand in Chicago, the job outlook for nurses is expected to continue to increase through the years and opportunities are great in this growing field in health care.
Todd Steele is the president and CEO of Tribeca Flashpoint College in Chicago. He shares insightful information on the college and what it takes to be successful.
A nurse serves an important role to address the physical, mental, emotional, and social health needs in the community.
Like them or not, standardized tests are a fact of life for Chicago public school students, but one Chicago elementary school has found an innovative way to put all that data to good use, thanks to a new classroom tool.
Alison Karl has a full day as a school social worker in Elgin School District U-46, but has enjoyed seeing her student’s change and grow throughout the years.
Skills for time and case management, marketing, and communication with clients and other professionals are something usually learned only by working in a law office.
“My only advice is to always stay current in this technology; as it changes everyday, we learn something new every day. The computer era will stay with us forever.”
Robert Suastegui is an executive business development consultant who shares his knowledge in business and management for successful business growth.
Jennifer Tallitsch is an elementary principal in Elgin School District U-46 and she discusses the positives and challenges of the position.