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The RNPW program year is September through June of each year.  Our meetings are typically the 3rd Monday of each month.  However, in September we kickoff the program year with an evening reception that is a bit more relaxed so that members can renew contacts, meet new friends, and learn what the upcoming year will have for informational and inspirational speakers.

2018 - 2019 Program Theme is: (being revealed in September)

Each year our Program Committee works diligently to invite exceptionally dynamic women from the region to speak on their achievements—both the successes and challenges in reaching their goals. Read the More Info on each month's topics and register before the cutoff date to receive the discount.  

Non-Members/Guests are welcome to attend at any time up to 2 meetings before membership is required -- member referral is not a requirement to attend or join.

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Perspective....A View From Inside the 205

February 19, 2018
11:30 AM CST - 1:00 PM CST
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Forest Hills Country Club
5135 Forest Hills Road
Rockford , IL 61107
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Judy and Chris have the privilege of working with teachers and students to make the most of the students’ high school experience through the RPS District 205 Academy Program. The academy model was introduced at Jefferson High School in the 2012-2013 school year and the program expanded to the other schools the following year.  As Judy and Chris share their perspective from the inside, we can get a small glimpse of how our school district is having a positive effect on the future of our community.


Judy Gustafson is the College and Career Academy Coach at Jefferson High School.  In her long career in education she has been a teacher, a department chair, an interventionist, a dean, a principal, and now an Academy Coach.  Judy is a reviewer for the National Career Academy Coalition and a member of both Phi Beta Kappa and Delta Kappa Gamma.  Judy is married to husband Brian (46 years) and is the proud mother of six and grandmother of 10.


Chris Magee is an educator with the Rockford public Schools.  Most of her career has been spent as a middle school science teacher.  When all RPS high schools adopted Career Academies, Chris made the difficult decision to leave Eisenhower Middle School and move to Guilford high School.  Currently she is the College and Career Academy Coach at Guilford where she develops programs and opportunities for students to explore careers.




Members-To-Be are welcome to attend 2 meetings before deciding to join our thriving group!

Member referral is not a requirement to attend or join.


$18.00 Member Ticket
$23.00 after 11:45 pm February 15

$18.00 Guest Ticket
$23.00 after 11:45 pm February 15