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Super's Update

Dr. Ehren Jarrett headshot
Superintendent Dr. Ehren Jarrett

Labor shortages are not limited to bus drivers. Rockford Public Schools has employed strategies to attract and retain workers, and they promise to pay benefits for the community as well as RPS 205.

  • Super's Update
  • The Voice
Jaime Doubek
Superintendent Dr. Ehren Jarrett

What happens in classrooms on any given day in Rockford Public Schools is inspiring. When that inspired work happens during a pandemic, I am even more grateful for our district’s teachers.

  • School Quality Survey
  • Shoutouts
  • Super's Update
  • Teacher Appreciation Week
teacher pointing out a card to students
Mary Kaull

Subscription boxes aren’t just for food and clothes any more. Instructional coaches at two elementary schools in RPS 205 have applied the subscription box concept to teaching strategies.

  • Cherry Valley Elementary School
  • Ellis Elementary School
  • Super's Update
Erik Manriquez works with student
Mary Kaull

Erik Manriquez remembers the day in fourth grade when his teacher’s belief in him became apparent. He was new to the class and, more importantly, new to learning in English.

  • Super's Update
  • Washington Elementary School
student wearing a mask, looking at a laptop in the classroom
Mary Kaull

The experience of mentoring third grade students at Ellis Elementary School convinced Jaszmin Minneyfield that she made the right choice to pursue teaching as a career.

  • Ellis Elementary School
  • RU Pathway
  • Super's Update