Conexiones Latinas de McLean County

Conexiones Latinas de McLean County

We are a non-profit organization consisting of volunteers who share a passion for improving and creating opportunities for Latino families in Bloomington-Normal and McLean County (Illinois).

Somos una organización sin ánimo de lucro formado por voluntarios que comparten una pasión por la mejora y la creación de oportunidades para las familias latinas en Bloomington-Normal y el condado de McLean (Illinois).

Cuca Avila Scholarship

Donations are now being accepted for the Cuca Avila Scholarship Fund which has been set up by Conexiones Latinas, Illinois Wesleyan University, and the Avila Family to help local students and families in need who want to attend Spanish Saturday School at the IWU Language School for Kids and cannot cover the financial cost. Our goal is raise $500 by November 30 and you can help a student learn or retain their Spanish by donating to Conexiones Latinas at the following levels:
1. Books: $30
2. Half Scholarship: $135
3. Full Scholarship: $300

The IWU Language School for Kids offers Spanish classes for children Pre-K to sixth grade on Saturdays January 16 to April 2, 2016 9-11am at the Language Resource Center in Buck Memorial Library, 1111 N. East St on IWU Campus.

Cuestionario Unit 5

Cuestionario de la búsqueda de un Superintendente del Distrito Unidad #5 del Condado de McLean.

 La Junta de Educación del Distrito Unidad #5 del Condado de McLean empezará una búsqueda de un nuevo Superintendente. La Junta está interesada en saber de usted con respecto a las fortalezas, desafíos, metas y atributos personales que ayudarán a determinar el candidato que pueda ser la mejor opción para el Distrito Unidad #5 del Condado de Mclean. Le agradeceríamos si usted tomará este cuestionario que durara más o menos diez minutos y que le vaya dar dirección a la junta durante este proceso. Todas las respuestas son anónimas y confidenciales. El cuestionario estará disponible hasta el 9 de diciembre 2013. Los resultados serán usados para crear un perfil del candidato que será compartida con la Junta de Educación en diciembre.

Clothing Drive

In partnership with Cedar Ridge Elementary School and the Rocket Boosters (PTO), the Cedar Ridge Promise Council will be sponsoring a Community Resource Fair to be held on Monday, August 19th from 5:30pm - 7:30pm.  The resource fair will be in conjunction with the Cedar Ridge Back To School Night event, so many families will be attending the event.

They would like to help our local students by making sure they have clothing and gym shoes to start the year off right.  They need your help!  They will include a Children’s Clothes Closet at this year’s Resource Fair.  Please consider donating  gently used children’s clothing or shoes to Cedar Ridge.  They will be accepting donations August 12 -16 from 9 am to 4 pm at Cedar Ridge Elementary School.

Job Opportunities

1. Trinity Lutheran School is seeking a part-time Spanish teacher for 8 hours per week.  Please contact the school office at 309-829-7513 for details.

2. Unit 5 is in need of a bilingual administrative assistant at Cedar Ridge Elementary school, contact us if you want more information.  

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