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Whittier Teachers IAMME Presentation

Whittier School staff members, Maria Catalan, Amy Clark, Zoila Garcia, Norine Gutekanst and Jill Sontag presented a 2 hour presentation at the 2009 Illinois Association for 
Multilingual Multicultural Education Annual Conference on December 9th, 2009.

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Chicago Arts Partnership in Education’s Design Seminar Program

Whittier is honored to be a part of the Chicago Arts Partnership in Education’s Design Seminar Program. On Thursday, October 22, Whittier hosted the first professional development for the artists and teachers from all of the participating schools for 2009-10. Participants learned about the program

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Mapping Writing Curriculum for 2009 – 2010

Barbara Kato, the director of the Chicago Area Writing Project, facilitated the staff development meeting at Whittier Dual Language School. Barbara brought her 34 years of wisdom as a master teacher and it showed. The staff worked on mapping out our writing curriculum. Barbara shared