Board of education president and elected official for Illinois’ JS Morton High School District 201, Jeff Pesek provides leadership and policy consultation for the operation of special projects at schools within the district. Jeff Pesek also supports professional learning community (PLC) initiatives and the utilization of PLC models for district improvement. In 2014, District 201 attended the PLC Conference held at the Adlai E. Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, Illinois.
PLC’s 2014 conference took place on August 4-6, and served as a forum for educational professionals to network and learn from some of the most knowledgeable individuals in the education field. Events at the conference consisted of various workshops and presentations from keynote speakers that focus on strategies to help schools become high-level learning facilities. Approximately 80 District 201 teachers and administrators attended the conference and received professional insight on valuable education tools and resources. The 2015 conference took place on August 3-5.
The PLC movement strives to support collaborative actions among educators and promotes the importance of ongoing professional development.