Standards Implementation System

Outside Resources

Welcome to the Standards Implementation System Resource Center. Click on any of the resources that follow.

General Links

Glossary of Terms pdf file
A listing of education-related terms.

Parent Links

Boys & Girls Clubs of America
A family-friendly organization.

Brookfield Zoo
Take an interactive journey to explore conservation efforts worldwide and review standards-based curriculum.

Field Museum of Natural History
Experience the excitement of exploration and discovery with the Field Expedition Company™, featuring Sue the T. rex.

Illinois State Board of Education
Web site has information for community members as well as educators

The Kim Komando Show
Take a look at Kim's 10 Commandments For Kids Online

MarcoPolo Internet Content For The Classroom
High-quality K-12 education resource for teachers, students, and parents featuring lesson plans, approved web links, interactive learning, and much more

Nick Jr
Learning made fun for the whole family at this site from Nickelodeon

Public Education Network
This site includes an action guide for community and parent leaders that addresses rights, roles, and responsibilities

Project Appleseed
A national campaign for public school improvement that emphasizes the role a parent plays as critical in any systemic plan to improve education outcomes.

Shedd Aquarium
Explore a variety of interesting educational opportunities

Outside Links

Chicago Public Schools

Federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB)

Illinois Association of Park Districts

Illinois Association of Realtors

Illinois Association of Regional Superintendents of Schools

Illinois Association of School Administrators

Illinois Association of School Boards

Illinois Bankers Association

Illinois Business RoundTable

Illinois Chamber of Commerce

Illinois Education Association

Illinois Federation of Independent Business

Illinois Federation of Teachers

Illinois Jaycees

Illinois Library Association

Illinois Manufacturing Association

Illinois Municipal League

Illinois Occupational Skill Standards

Illinois Principals Association

Illinois PTA

Illinois Workforce Investment Board

United Neighborhood Organization

Urban League