Local News Digest: Sandburg grad honored
January 5, 2014 10:52PM
Updated: February 7, 2014 6:18AM
Orland Park resident and Sandburg High School graduate Elizabeth Birmingham has earned her PhD in curriculum and instruction from the University of Illinois-Chicago. Birmingham is an English teacher at Romeoville High School.
USF names Education Alum of Year
The University of St. Francis named Pioneer Elementary School teacher Rita Guzman as its College of Education Alum of the Year. Guzman is an English as a Second Language teacher who has three degrees from USF: a bachelor of arts in elementary education, and master’s degrees in educational leadership and differentiated instruction.
Joliet Catholic Academy placement exam scheduled
Joliet Catholic Academy is hosting its annual placement exam for eighth-graders on Saturday. JCA is also hosting a pre-placement exam workshop for interested eighth-graders on Wednesday. For more information call the admissions office at (815) 741-0500 or visit www.jca-online.org/placement-exam.