Contacts: Mark McGowan, NIU Office of Public Affairs
Russ Fletcher, DeKalb Community Unit School District 428
October 14, 2008
DeKalb DeKalb Community Unit School District 428 and Northern Illinois University are working together again on a professional development school with tremendous opportunities for all involved.
The greatest benefit is to children, of course: Chesebro students will enjoy a truly bilingual education built on best practices in reading and math. Students and their teachers will transcend educational barriers such as multiple languages and differing cultures.
Come learn more about how it works and why its unique and vital.
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WHAT: A press conference to talk about the professional development school recently launched at Chesebro Elementary School
WHERE: Chesebro Elementary School, 900 E. Garden St., DeKalb
WHEN: 9 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 16
CALL: Mark McGowan, NIU Office of Public Affairs, (815) 753-1681
Russ Fletcher, DeKalb Public Schools, (815) 754-2283
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