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999 West Dundee Road
Wheeling, Illinois 60090

Phone: 847-537-8270

Superintendent: Dr. Michael Connolly

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CCSD21 is a school district comprised of 13 schools across 6 different communities in the northwest suburbs of Chicago.

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School District 21 prides itself on its Professional Learning Community and its rich tradition of professional collaboration, high levels of professional development, and family-like atmosphere. If you see the opportunity to work with colleagues in making a difference in the lives of students and families in a truly diverse setting, School District 21 seeks your application.

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Leaving School District 21? Information about what’s in your CCSD21 Google Apps for Education Account

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At the end of each school year, students and teachers ask questions about taking their School District 21 materials with them. Due to issues of ownership, there are actually different rules about how students and teachers can take their documents with them.   What happens to the account when I leave? School District 21 has […]

Google Apps on your mobile device

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A number of years ago, CCSD21 had hoped to be able to provide access to CCSD21 email, calendar, and contacts to CCSD21 staff members on personal mobile devices. Technical and policy issues were examined and preparations were made. ¬†Ultimately, there was no way around the fact that School District 21 would have needed to invest […]

Leaving School District 21? Information about what’s in your CCSD21 Google Apps account

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At the end of each school year, students and teachers ask questions about taking their School District 21 materials with them. Due to issues of ownership, there are actually different rules about how students and teachers can take their documents with them.   What happens to the account when I leave? School District 21 has […]

Using Google Calendar as your Assignment Book

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Within hours of eighth graders first receiving their Chromebooks in October 2013, students were discovering that their Chromebooks could serve as a more modern, more effective version of the traditional assignment notebook. We’ve identified multiple strategies for effectively using your Chromebook to keep track of your assignments and manage your time and work. In this […]

Google Calendar: Viewing Others’ Schedules

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It is often helpful to be able to view open times in the schedules of colleagues in Google Calendar. After viewing open times on the calendars of multiple event participants, a meeting or even can be scheduled when everyone is likely to be free. Just as easily, invitations can be sent putting the event in […]

Subscribing to calendars in Google Apps

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Subscribing to calendars that have been created by others is easy-to-do in Google Apps (as is creating new calendars and sharing those). Each school in School District 21 will have two pre-created master calendars that can be used to view school events–one will be a public calendar for student, parent, and community events and the […]

Google Apps settings (& more settings)

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Each component of Google Apps (Gmail, Calendar, Drive, Contacts, etc.) has its own settings that the end user (staff member or student) can set for himself or herself. While there are a handful of settings that have been set at the District-level for either students, staff, or for all users, most settings have been left […]



Each District 21 school is named after an American author, and learning and literacy is at the center of our Professional Learning Community. The Modern Pen provides a collaborative location in which District 21 teachers can come together to learn the skills that will enable their students to learn new skills and to understand concepts at an even different level than before.

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