SPRINGFIELD (Apr. 6, 2018) — Governor Bruce Rauner today signed legislation that makes it easier for teachers with out-of-state credentials to get licensed in Illinois. SB 863 is effective immediately.

“Our state needs to have ready access to qualified teachers,” Rauner said. “This law will help our schools meet shortages and fill other academic needs.”

Cindy Cavanagh and Teresa Wyant from Mississippi Bend AEA have been selected for the Innovative Creator Award by Iowa’s Area Education Agencies. The team received the award during a presentation at the AEA Boards of Directors’ Conference on April 5. This is the second year for the awards and it is an opportunity to recognize and celebrate outstanding candidates for their contributions to education and the AEA system.

Privately funded program to assist more than 9,800 students in learning about Illinois’ natural heritage

SPRINGFIELD (Apr. 5, 2018) — Gov. Bruce Rauner and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) today announced $107,000 in Biodiversity Field Trip Grants that make it possible for 9,800 students from 35 counties to visit areas of the state where they can learn about nature and conservation this summer.


Elementary and middle schools across Illinois can apply before April 13

MOLINE, ILLINOIS –WQPT along with our conference partners invite you join us for a morning of workshops for Early Childhood professionals, parents, childcare providers and others.

APRIL 5, 2018 (Bettendorf, IA) - Rivermont Collegiate will be hosting its annual Gala and Auction on Saturday, May 5, 2018, 5:30 p.m. at the University Club QC in Moline, IL.

Des Moines, IA – Today, Iowa Democratic Party State Central Committee Member and College and Young Democrats of Iowa President Danielle Templeton released the following statement in response to the proposed tuition hikes at the Regents Universities: 

Donations based on football points and basketball three-pointers

For Immediate Release, April 4, 2018 (Bettendorf, IA) – Rivermont Collegiate will host its annual Technology Fair this Saturday, April 7, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to noon in Becherer Hall on campus, 1821 Sunset Drive in Bettendorf.

CHARLESTON, SC (04/04/2018)-- More than 80 men and women from the Reserved Officer Training Corps (ROTC) in the South Carolina Corps of Cadets are being recognized for their academic and military leadership and excellence.