Intent to offer the Illinois Global Scholar Certificate
School Districts must notify the Illinois State Board of a school district’s intent to award the Illinois Global Scholar Certificate by October 1st of each school year. As part of this notification, the school district must:
- List the names and contact information of at least two individuals who serve on the school district’s Global Scholar Committee.
- Ensure that Global Scholar Committee members have received proper training.
Year End Report
Within 30 days after the last day of regular classes in the academic year, a school must provide a report that includes:
- A description of the scoring method used to score the Global Scholar Capstone Performance-based Assessment (Individual Scoring or Peer Scoring)
- A list of the names and course descriptions of all courses designated as “globally-focused” as described in subsection
- The total number of students who submitted materials to be considered for Illinois Global Scholar recognition and the number of students who received the score of pass
- A description how the school will administered and guided students to complete the Illinois Global Scholar Capstone Performance-based Assessment (i.e.as a standalone capstone course taught by school faculty, an independent study course supervised faculty, as part of an extracurricular club overseen by faculty, as part of a dual-credit course, etc.) as described in Illinois State Board rules.
- A copy of promotional materials used to inform students of the Illinois Global Scholar Certificate program and its requirements
- Results of required evaluation surveys to students and educators participating in the Illinois Global Scholar program. (Surveys will be used to evaluate the program as a whole and will not be linked to specific students, staff, or school districts.)