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School of Education & Health Sciences

Department of Education

Elementary Education

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Why pursue an elementary education degree at North Central College?

You’ll learn with the best of the best professors— people who demonstrate what great teaching means every day. As an elementary education major you will have experience planning and teaching lessons in all subject areas when you complete at least 180 hours of classroom field experience prior to your residency (student teaching). This additional experience will boost your teaching skills and confidence and strengthen your position in the job market. It will help you become a world-class educator who inspires young people to achieve their best.

You can also:

  • Student teach in a variety of settings, from high-need schools in Chicago and Aurora to nationally recognized schools in and around Naperville.
  • Connect with professional educators and administrators who enjoy mentoring the next generation of teachers.
  • Study in an education department that’s fully accredited by the Illinois State Board of Education and is recognized as a model program by local partner districts.
  • Receive extensive practice and guidance to prepare for the rigorous Teacher Performance Assessment (edTPA).
  • Gain additional expertise in special education by adding the Learning Behavior Specialist (LBS I) endorsement.

More Department information

Elementary Education, B.A.

The Education Department offers a newly redesigned, undergraduate licensure program in  education to prepare elementary, secondary, K-12 art, K-12 foreign language and in conjunction with the Department of Music, K-12 music teachers. It is an experience-oriented teacher education program based on the liberal arts. The faculty of the education department is committed to the serious study of education and the promotion of professional standards to foster innovation in professional preparation. This commitment encompasses social issues such as equity and capacity-based learning, with an emphasis on preparing candidates to teach in diverse school settings. The program is approved for licensure by the Illinois State Board of Education. Teacher education programs differ from other programs at the College in that additional specific criteria must be met in the area of general education, as well as in the area of the major.

For additional programs and courses in this department, see Education.

Major Requirements

  • EDUC 101 - Foundations of Teaching and Learning

    EDUC 101 - Foundations of Teaching and Learning

    4.00 credit hours

    Examination of the structures and processes that frame the work of teaching and learning in schools with an emphasis on equity and culturally relevant and sustainable practice. Emphasis on the impact of curricular learning standards and development of children and adolescents on teaching, learning and decision making. An overview of the profession, the Danielson Framework for Teaching, the Illinois Professional Teaching Standards, Common Core Standards and the expectations of the North Central College Teacher Education Program are introduced in this gateway course. Required: 15 field experience hours must be completed at North Central College. Students are required to provide proof of health insurance. Registration for this course at least 15 days prior to the first day of the term is strongly encouraged as additional background checks may be required; an additional fee could be incurred based on district requirements for background checks.

    Prerequisite(s)

    Background check and Tuberculosis test.

    Cardinal Directions Designation(s)
    Social Science, U.S. Power Structures, Community Engaged Learning.
    iCon(s)
    Challenging Inequity.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • EDUC 228 - Elementary Methods: Social Studies

    EDUC 228 - Elementary Methods: Social Studies

    4.00 credit hours

    Introduction to methods of teaching social studies in the elementary classroom including instructional and assessment strategies. Emphasis on direct teaching, interactive instructional strategies and assessment strategies that develop the skills and processes needed to help elementary students acquire foundational, conceptual and procedural knowledge.

    Prerequisite(s)

    EDUC 101, PSYC 100 and a U.S. History course.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • EDUC 235 - Educational Technology in K-12 Classroom

    EDUC 235 - Educational Technology in K-12 Classroom

    2.00 credit hours

    Introduces preservice teachers to curricular uses of computers and related technologies and applications for teaching and learning in grades K-12.

    Prerequisite(s)

    EDUC 101 or concurrent enrollment.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • EDUC 260 - Elementary Methods: Literacy I

    EDUC 260 - Elementary Methods: Literacy I

    4.00 credit hours

    Provides a foundational understanding of literacy and its related components. Teacher candidates are introduced to various reading and learning theories, as well as effective use of children's literature within literacy instruction. Candidates develop techniques to support students in applying their developing literacy skills to different situations, materials and ideas.

    Prerequisite(s)

    EDUC 101 and PSYC 100.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • EDUC 291 - Elementary Field Experience I

    EDUC 291 - Elementary Field Experience I

    1.00 credit hours

    Introductory experience in directed observation and participation at selected attendance centers (50 clock hours). This course is graded pass/no pass. Students are required to provide proof of health insurance. Registration for this course at least 15 days prior to the first day of the term is strongly encouraged as additional background checks may be required; an additional fee could be incurred based on district requirements for background checks. Background check required. Tuberculosis test required.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • EDUC 320 - Equitable Learning Environments: Elementary

    EDUC 320 - Equitable Learning Environments: Elementary

    4.00 credit hours

    Examination of management models and strategies, as well as school policy related to discipline. There is an emphasis on teaching for equity and change. Approaches to making classrooms, curricula and instructional strategies culturally responsive are studied.

    Prerequisite(s)

    Education majors: Admission to the Teacher Education Program. Concurrent enrollment in EDUC 324, EDUC 326 and EDUC 391. Non-Education majors: Junior Standing.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • EDUC 324 - Elementary Methods: Mathematics

    EDUC 324 - Elementary Methods: Mathematics

    4.00 credit hours

    A foundational course on the guiding principles and learning theories of teaching mathematics at the elementary and middle school levels. Emphasis is on the application of research-based instructional strategies that facilitate students' conceptual understanding, procedural fluency and mathematical reasoning skills in the mathematics classroom.

    Prerequisite(s)

    MATH 108. Concurrent enrollment in EDUC 320, EDUC 326 and EDUC 391.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • EDUC 326 - Elementary Methods: Science

    EDUC 326 - Elementary Methods: Science

    4.00 credit hours

    Introduction to methods for teaching science in elementary school classrooms including instruction and assessment strategies. Emphasis on differentiated instruction, indirect teaching methods and teaching and assessment strategies that facilitate high level learning.

    Prerequisite(s)

    Admission to the Teacher Education Program and one laboratory science. Concurrent enrollment in EDUC 320, EDUC 324 and EDUC 391.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • EDUC 330 - Teaching Students With Disabilities

    EDUC 330 - Teaching Students With Disabilities

    4.00 credit hours

    Examines issues and current trends within inclusive and special education as well asoverviews the characteristics of persons with disabilities including multi-cultural perspectives and legal issues. Explores instructional models and methods that have empirical support for their effectiveness in addressing the learning needs of students at-risk for or with identified disabilities. Emphasis is placed on the importance and challenges associated with the role of general educator within inclusive classrooms. Candidates also explores the selection, adaptation and development of instructional supports related to lesson design, presentation, materials, assignments and assessment/evaluation. This course includes 15 hours of required field experience.

    Prerequisite(s)

    Admission to the Teacher Education Program.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • EDUC 362 - Elementary Methods-Literacy II

    EDUC 362 - Elementary Methods-Literacy II

    4.00 credit hours

    Prepares teacher candidates to know, understand and use concepts from reading, language and child development to teach various literacy skills to students in elementary grades. Candidates will develop techniques to support students in applying their developing literacy skills to different situations, materials and ideas. This includes a focus on writing, speaking and listening skills within the literacy curriculum.

    Prerequisite(s)

    Admission to the Teacher Education Program. Concurrent enrollment in EDUC 401 and EDUC 491

    Schedule Of Classes

  • EDUC 391 - Elementary Field Experience II

    EDUC 391 - Elementary Field Experience II

    1.00 credit hours

    Directed observation and participation experience at selected attendance centers (50 clockhours). Focus on individual, small group and whole group teaching. Students are required to provide proof of health insurance. Registration for this course at least 15 days prior to the first day of the term is strongly encouraged as additional background checks may be required; an additional fee could be incurred based on district requirements for background checks. Background check required. Tuberculosis test required.

    Prerequisite(s)

    Admission to the Teacher Education Program. Concurrent enrollment in EDUC 320, EDUC 324 and EDUC 326.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • EDUC 401 - Elementary Assessment of Learning

    EDUC 401 - Elementary Assessment of Learning

    4.00 credit hours

    Principles, methods and techniques of assessing learning of elementary school students that communicates progress and achievement to students and parents and informs teacher decision-making.

    Prerequisite(s)

    Admission to the Teacher Education Program. Concurrent enrollment in EDUC 362 and EDUC 491.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • EDUC 411 - Equity and Access in Systems of Education

    EDUC 411 - Equity and Access in Systems of Education

    4.00 credit hours

    Students examine and analyze their role as an advocate for equity in systems of education. Drawing from leadership perspectives, students investigate educational theories and practices instituted locally, nationally and globally. The goal of this course is to assist students to both understand these systems and develop the knowledge and skills to be agents of change.

    Prerequisite(s)

    Education Majors: EDUC 320 or EDUC 322; Non-Education Majors: Junior standing.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • EDUC 491 - Elementary Field Experience III

    EDUC 491 - Elementary Field Experience III

    1.00 credit hours

    Provides students with an extended field experience in elementary school classroom. Students complete 75 hours of supervised field work applying research-based methods and techniques to actual teaching situations under the joint supervision of the cooperating classroom teacher and the NCC supervisor. While 75 hours are required for this field experience, candidates will complete 20-25 hours in placements prior to the start of NCC's academic term in order to experience start of school activities. This course is graded pass/no pass. Students are required to provide proof of health insurance. Registration for this course at least 15 days prior to the first day of the term is strongly encouraged as additional background checks may be required; an additional fee could be incurred based on district requirements for background checks. Background check required. Tuberculosis test required.

    Prerequisite(s)

    Concurrent enrollment in EDUC 362 and EDUC 401.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • EDUC 492 - Pre-Residency Seminar

    EDUC 492 - Pre-Residency Seminar

    1.00 credit hours

    Supports candidates as they begin the final stages of the teacher education program, with a focus on the co-teaching model and preparation for the Teacher Performance Assessment.

    Prerequisite(s)

    Admission to the Teacher Education Program; completion of all professional education coursework; passing score on the Illinois Test of Academic Proficiency or state approved alternative assessment; passing score(s) in the Illinois Licensure Testing System required content test(s). Concurrent enrollment in EDUC 494 and EDUC 496.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • EDUC 494 - Residency Seminar

    EDUC 494 - Residency Seminar

    4.00 credit hours

    This seminar engages students to expand their knowledge and skills in topics such as engaging instruction, effective assessment, data driven decision-making, parent communication and analysis and reflection on instruction. Focus is given to all tasks of the Teacher Performance Assessment, edTPA. Additionally, attention is given to aspects of professional development, professional service and community involvement.

    Prerequisite(s)

    Admission to the Teacher Education Program; completion of all professional education coursework; passing score on the Illinois Test of Academic Proficiency or state approved alternative assessment; passing score(s) in the Illinois Licensure Testing System required content test(s). Concurrent enrollment in EDUC 492 and EDUC 496.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • EDUC 496 - Student Teaching Residency

    EDUC 496 - Student Teaching Residency

    8.00 credit hours

    A five-day per week, full day student teaching experience in an elementary, MS or HS classroom. Candidates assume all of the responsibilities of teaching (planning, instruction, assessment, record keeping, etc.) using a co-teaching model building up to full responsibility. Students are required to provide proof of health insurance. Registration for this course at least 15 days prior to the first day of the term is strongly encouraged as additional background checks may be required; an additional fee could be incurred based on district requirements for background checks. Background check required. Tuberculosis test required.

    Prerequisite(s)

    Admission to the Teacher Education Program; completion of all professional education coursework; passing score on the Illinois Test of Academic Proficiency or state approved alternative assessment; passing score(s) in the Illinois Licensure Testing System required content test(s). Concurrent enrollment in EDUC 492 and EDUC 494.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • PSYC 100 - Psychology: Science of Behavior

    PSYC 100 - Psychology: Science of Behavior

    4.00 credit hours

    An examination of the basic concepts, processes, theories and empirical findings concerning the behavior of organisms. Consideration is given to the following topics: physiological and developmental basis of behavior, sensory and perceptual processes, states of consciousness, learning and memory, and motivation and emotion, as well as personality, intellectual functioning, psychopathology, and social influences on behavior. Community engaged learning and/or an active research experience is used to further student understanding of course topics. Gateway course.

    Cardinal Directions Designation(s)
    Social Science.
    iCon(s)
    Being Human.

    Schedule Of Classes

Note:

Grades below "C-" in professional education courses and field experiences are not accepted for the education major, education supplemental major or licensure.

If a student receives a "no pass" in a field experience, the student must retake the field experience the next time it is scheduled. If a student passes the field experience but not the class, then both must be retaken.

Elementary Licensure Requirements

The following courses, while not required for the elementary education major, are required for teacher licensure at the elementary level.

Science

  • SCIE 141 - Earth Science

    SCIE 141 - Earth Science

    4.00 credit hours

    A survey of the four sub-disciplines of earth science: astronomy, geology, meteorology and oceanography. The processes and features related to the Earth's surface, interior, atmosphere, oceans and astronomical surroundings are actively investigated. Discussions of the interrelationships among the sub-disciplines are included. Laboratory required.

    Cardinal Directions Designation(s)
    Science.

    Schedule Of Classes

One of the following:
  • BIOL 104 - Human Biology

    BIOL 104 - Human Biology

    4.00 credit hours

    An introduction to the fundamental concepts in biology through the study of human beings. Connects human biology to relevant topics such as diet and nutrition, cardiovascular health, addiction, etc. Intended for students not majoring in the laboratory sciences. Includes integrated laboratory experience.

    Cardinal Directions Designation(s)
    Science.
    iCon(s)
    Being Human, Examining Health.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • BIOL 195 - Investigating Biology

    BIOL 195 - Investigating Biology

    4.00 credit hours

    Students and faculty work as a team to conduct an authentic course-based undergraduate research project in an area of current importance. Course content is selected to support the research project and introduces students to concepts, techniques and skills of modern biology. Class activities move fluidly among lecture, laboratory, fieldwork, discussion and problem-solving modes. Gateway to the major.

    Cardinal Directions Designation(s)
    Science.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • SCIE 109 - Science Inquiry

    SCIE 109 - Science Inquiry

    4.00 credit hours

    The method of inquiry is the foundation of scientific learning. It utilizes active, conceptually oriented methods of investigation. Fundamental concepts in physical and biology sciences are explored through scientific investigation. Laboratory required.

    Cardinal Directions Designation(s)
    Science.

    Schedule Of Classes

One of the following:
  • CHEM 100 - Chemistry Today

    CHEM 100 - Chemistry Today

    4.00 credit hours

    A chemistry course for non-science majors. A quest for understanding those facets of chemistry that most directly affect daily existence through a study of selected topics in inorganic, organic and biological chemistry. Does not count toward a chemistry major. May not be taken after any higher-level chemistry course. Laboratory required.

    Prerequisite(s)

    High school algebra.

    Cardinal Directions Designation(s)
    Science.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • CHEM 121 - General Chemistry I

    CHEM 121 - General Chemistry I

    4.00 credit hours

    A discussion of chemical principles through examples from the chemistry of carbon compounds and the molecules found in living systems. Major topics include atomic and electronic structure, ions, molecules, Lewis structures, VSEPR, hybridization, intermolecular forces, chromatography, equilibria, kinetics, stereochemistry and polymer chemistry. Laboratory required.

    Prerequisite(s)

    One year of high school chemistry and two years of high school algebra.

    Cardinal Directions Designation(s)
    Science.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • SCIE 110 - The Science of Energy

    SCIE 110 - The Science of Energy

    4.00 credit hours

    Physics, Earth Science, Biology and Chemistry will all be investigated with respect to what energy is, how it is generated and how it is used along with the impacts of humankind interaction with the world's resources. Laboratory required.

    Cardinal Directions Designation(s)
    Science.
    iCon(s)
    Sustaining Our World, Engaging Civic Life.

    Schedule Of Classes

Mathematics

  • MATH 108 - Mathematics for Elementary Education III (prerequisites of MATH 106 and MATH 107)

    MATH 108 - Mathematics for Elementary Education III

    4.00 credit hours

    Continuation of MATH 107 to include Euclidean and transformational geometry, measurement and the metric system, integers, rational numbers, real numbers, decimals, percent, proportions, probability and applied statistics. Emphasis on problem solving.

    Prerequisite(s)

    Elementary Education major and MATH 107.

    Cardinal Directions Designation(s)
    Quantitative Analysis.

    Schedule Of Classes

Social Studies

  • HIST 120 - Chicago History

    HIST 120 - Chicago History

    4.00 credit hours

    This introduction to Chicago history explores the major events, people, and transformations of the metropolitan area from Indian Country to twenty-first century metropolis through historical texts, films, literature, visual art, and media related to Chicago's development. Particular attention will be paid to the following themes: politics and government; industrialization and technological change; reform and social change; labor; and racial and ethnic identities.

    Cardinal Directions Designation(s)
    Social Science, Global Understanding, U.S. Power Structures.
    iCon(s)
    Challenging Inequity, Experiencing Place, Innovating the World.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • HIST 150 - Global History and Geography

    HIST 150 - Global History and Geography

    4.00 credit hours

    An exploration of themes in World History and Geography through the study of maps and their evolution through the premodern and modern eras. Topics include the role of maps in representing religious, political, and ethnic identities, patterns of pilgrimage and trade, and the increasing power of science in reshaping forms of knowledge and global political and cultural relations.

    Cardinal Directions Designation(s)
    Social Science, Global Understanding, U.S. Power Structures.
    iCon(s)
    Experiencing Place, Thinking Globally.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • POLS 101 - The American Political System

    POLS 101 - The American Political System

    4.00 credit hours

    An introduction to the fundamental ideas, actors, and institutions that make up the American political system. We examine the legal and structural basis of our government, evaluate the institutions that carry out its day-to-day functions, and analyze the role the individual citizen can play in influencing governmental policy. For each subject, we engage with some of the leading perspectives in political science; we also incorporate current events and our personal experiences. This course also includes a community-engaged learning component, allowing students the opportunity to put into practice the theories they have learned in the classroom.

    Cardinal Directions Designation(s)
    Social Science, U.S. Power Structures, Community Engaged Learning.
    iCon(s)
    Engaging Civic Life.

    Schedule Of Classes

One of the following:
  • HIST 222 - U.S. and Illinois to 1865

    HIST 222 - U.S. and Illinois to 1865

    4.00 credit hours

    An examination of the development of American society from the colonial era to the end of the Civil War. Attention to the political, social, cultural and intellectual life during the colonial period, the revolutionary era, the Early Republic and the Civil War. Special attention is given to linking the broader current of American history to Illinois.

    Cardinal Directions Designation(s)
    Social Science, Global Understanding, U.S. Power Structures.
    iCon(s)
    Challenging Inequity, Engaging Civic Life, Experiencing Place.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • HIST 224 - U.S. and Illinois from 1865–1945

    HIST 224 - U.S. and Illinois from 1865–1945

    4.00 credit hours

    An examination of the major political, social and economic developments in the United States from the end of the Civil War to the end of World War II in order to understand the creation of modern America. During this critical period, the United States was transformed from a rural nation of farmers into a nation of urban-industrial workers. In the late nineteenth century, America had little involvement in foreign affairs, but by 1945, it was the world's most powerful nation. Special attention is given to linking the broader current of American history to Illinois.

    Cardinal Directions Designation(s)
    Humanities, Global Understanding, U.S. Power Structures.
    iCon(s)
    Challenging Inequity, Engaging Civic Life, Innovating the World.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • HIST 226 - U.S. and Illinois since 1945

    HIST 226 - U.S. and Illinois since 1945

    4.00 credit hours

    An examination of major political, social and economic developments in the United States since the end of World War II to understand today's America. Early topics include the Cold War and American prosperity, Civil Rights movements by African Americans and others, and the Vietnam War. Later topics include the collapse of the New Deal coalition, conservative responses to social upheaval, the shift from an industrial economy to a service economy and America's role in the world since the Cold War's end. Special attention is given to linking the broader current of American history to Illinois.

    Cardinal Directions Designation(s)
    Humanities, Ethical Dimensions, U.S. Power Structures.
    iCon(s)
    Challenging Inequity, Engaging Civic Life, Innovating the World.

    Schedule Of Classes

Health Education

  • HTSC 220 - School Health and Methods of Physical Activity

    HTSC 220 - School Health and Methods of Physical Activity

    2.00 credit hours

    Introduces teacher education candidates to school-wide and classroom teaching philosophies and methods of health education and physical activity. Examination of adverse childhood experiences and the role of trauma informed practices in schools is addressed.

    Schedule Of Classes

Progression Points - Elementary

The Department of Education has established the following Progression Points as ways for department faculty to ensure students are undertaking experiences needed to prepare them for the profession of teaching. Each checklist is designed to be met by teacher candidates at important points along their journey to becoming a teacher. Once all experiences of a Progression Point are met, a teacher candidate is ready to move forward in the program.

Progression Point 1: Admission to the Teacher Education Program

Course Requirements:

  • Complete EDUC 101, PSYC 100, EDUC 228, 260, and EDUC 235 with a grade of C- or above
  • Complete EDUC 291 with a grade of P

GPA Requirements: 

  • Earn an overall cumulative GPA of 2.75 or better in all courses taken at and transferred to North Central College
  • Earn a GPA of 2.75 or better in all courses taken for and transferred in to the Elementary Education major

Evaluation Requirements:

Dispositions:

  • Recommendation from candidate's EDUC 101 instructor
  • Self-evaluation of Dispositions from EDUC 101
  • Dispositions Recommendation from candidate's EDUC 228 and EDUC 260 instructors

Field Experiences:

  • Field Experience Recommendation from EDUC 101
  • Mentor Teacher Recommendation from EDUC 291
  • Supervisor Recommendation from EDUC 291
  • Transfer Students Only: Complete EDUC 196 Internship and Field Experience Evaluation if an equivalent of EDUC 101 is transferred in to North Central College

Note: Teacher candidates must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program (TEP) to take EDUC courses at the 300- or 400-level.

Progression Point 2: Progression to Student Teaching Residency

Course Requirements:

  • Complete of all professional education courses for the Elementary Education major with a grade of C- or better with the exception of EDUC 492, 494, and 496, the Student Teaching Residency course package

GPA Requirements:

  • Earn an overall cumulative GPA of 2.75 or greater in all courses taken at and transferred to North Central College
  • Earn a GPA of 3.00 or better in all courses taken for and transferred in to the Elementary Education major

Recommendation Requirements:

  • Mentor Teacher Recommendations from EDUC 391 and 491
  • Supervisor Recommendations from EDUC 391 and 491
  • Practitioner Interview Recommendation (e.g., teachers and administrators)
  • Receive a recommendation from the Department of Education for Student Teaching Residency

Additional Requirements:

  • Complete the practice edTPA as required for EDUC 362 Elementary Methods-Literacy II and EDUC 401 Elementary Assessment of Learning
  • *Earn a passing Score on the ILTS Elementary content test (#197, 198, 199, and 200)

* Illinois State Board of Education requirement enforced by North Central College

Progression Point 3: Licensure

  • *Pass EDUC 492 Pre-Residency Seminar, EDUC 494 Student Teaching Residency Seminar and EDUC 496 Student Teaching Residency with a grade of C- or better
  • *Earn a passing Score on the edTPA teacher performance assessment
  • *Complete all other necessary requirements to earn a bachelor's degree

* Illinois State Board of Education requirement enforced by North Central College

Additional Requirements for the B.A. Degree

Students must demonstrate elementary competence in a foreign language. For more information, see the B.A. Degree Requirements within the Academic Regulations section of this catalog.

Elementary Education Internships and Jobs

A North Central education integrates career preparation with rich academic study. Our faculty encourages you to refine and apply your knowledge in an interconnected world. Here you'll learn to think independently and work globally to solve problems and lead.

Graduate Schools

Recent graduates in elementary education have been accepted at:

  • Marquette University
  • North Central College

Employment

Recent graduates in elementary education are working at:

  • Prairie Elementary, Naperville, IL
  • Highland Elementary, Naperville, IL
  • Carl Sandburg Elementary, Joliet, IL
  • William E. Young Elementary, Homer Glen, IL
  • Dan H. Pietrini Elementary, Franklin Park, IL
  • Anne Fox Elementary, Schaumburg, IL
  • Spring Ave. Elementary, LaGrange Park, IL
  • Grand Prairie Elementary, Plainfield, IL

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