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District 65 Requests Community Feedback Through Superintendent Search Survey

District 65 is seeking feedback from residents across Evanston and Skokie for the creation of a Leadership Profile for its next Superintendent. The K-8 public school district has embarked on a nationwide search for its next leader who will begin in summer 2020. “All community members have something important to share about the vision for […]

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D65 School Board Community Cafe on April 16

Connect with D65 School Board members over coffee and conversation as part of District 65’s Community Café series for the 2018-2019 school year!    No set agenda or presentations – simply an opportunity to talk about what’s happening in District 65 and in the Evanston/Skokie community!   Hosted by Joey Hailpern and Sergio Hernandez Tuesday April 16 at […]

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District 65 to Host Community Sharing Circles

Given the rise of racist and hateful incidents occurring in our schools, parks, playgrounds, and across our communities, Evanston/Skokie School District 65 is convening two community-based restorative sharing circles. We invite students, families, residents, and community leaders to come together to discuss solutions and opportunities that the community of Evanston/Skokie can take action on with […]

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District 65 to Host Substitute Teacher Job Fair

District 65 is looking for qualified substitute teachers to fill daily and long-term classroom teacher and paraprofessional absences. A Substitute Teacher Job Fair will be held on Tuesday, November 13, from 8am–12pm, at the JEH Education Center (1500 McDaniel Ave, Evanston). All candidates must have a current Illinois State Professional Educator or Substitute License. In addition to licensure requirements, […]

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Three New Leaders at School District 65

On Monday, June 11th, 2018, the Evanston/Skokie School District 65 Board of Education approved school and district leadership appointments as recommended by Superintendent Paul Goren. District 65 is excited to announce its newest team members –Keri Mendez, Bessie Rhodes School of Global Studies Principal and Sharon Sprague, Director of Early Childhood Programs. In addition, Dr. […]

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Three Principals and Two Interim Principals Announced for District 65

On May 22, the Evanston/Skokie School District 65 Board of Education approved school leadership appointments as recommended by Superintendent Paul Goren. District 65 is excited to announce its newest team members – Dr. LaTarsha Green, Dawes Elementary Principal; Ms. Ginger Lumpkin, Walker Elementary Principal; and Ms. Jessica Plaza, Orrington Elementary Principal. In addition, Dr. Goren […]

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D65 Reaches Contract with Custodial/Maintenance Association

On Monday, October 24, 2016, the Evanston/Skokie School Board approved a five-year contract with the Evanston Custodial/Maintenance Association (ECMA). The association represents all full- and part-time custodial and maintenance employees who work in District 65, including general and head custodians, drivers, and warehouse staff. Bargaining teams representing ECMA and the School Board began meeting on […]

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D 65 Superintendent Paul Goren’s Comments at the Jan. 25 Board Meeting

Evanston/Skokie School District 65 Board of Education Meeting – January 25, 2016 Superintendent’s Comments I would like to take this opportunity to respond respectfully to concerns raised at the December Board Meeting on how we, in District 65, are moving and how the community must move forward. Tonight, we present the Achievement and Accountability Report. […]

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District 65 Welcomes New Leadership Team Members

This fall, School District 65 is welcoming several new faces to its leadership team – Stacy Beardsley, Interim Executive Director of Curriculum & Instruction;  Ismalis “Izzy” Nunez, Social Worker on Special Assignment to lead family and community efforts; and Vernessa Stepney, Special Services Supervisor.  “Each brings a wealth of knowledge and talent that will enhance […]