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LOYOLA’S BEST BUDDIES PARTICPATE IN FRIENDSHIP WALK

LOYOLA’S BEST BUDDIES PARTICPATE IN FRIENDSHIP WALK

On April 5. Students from schools and universities in the Chicagoland joined Loyola students at the third annual Best Buddies Friendship Walk at Loyola’s Lake Shore Campus. Dr. Kimberly Thier, faculty in the School of Education and Faculty Advisor for Loyola’s chapter of Best Buddies. Read the full story.

The Northbrook Tower News!

Two School of Education Alums appointed to leadership positions as of July 2014 in School District 30. Congratulations!

Chris Brown (Principal Endorsement ’09), current Assistant Principal at Maple Middle School will start as principal of Wescott Elementary School.

Scott Carlson (Principal Endorsement ’07) will be the new principal at Willowbrook Elementary School.

Nominate Faculty for Award in Excellence in Teaching or Research

Nominate Faculty for Award in Excellence in Teaching or Research

The School of Education Awards Committee would like to solicit nominations for two awards:
(1) The Distinguished Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching and
(2) the Distinguished Faculty Award for Excellence in Research.
The descriptions, criteria, and specific required nomination materials are contained in the above linked documents. Please note that the Awards Committee Chair will [...]

SOE Partnership Strengthens District ELL Program

Chicagoland Partners for English Language Learners (CPELL) has partnered with Skokie School District 68 among others to help the districts strengthen their ELL programs. Skokie 68 acknowledges the difference CPELL has made in their newsletter by offering professional development, parental support seminars, and ESL degree and endorsement programs.

Loyola University Chicago’s Center for Catholic School Effectiveness  Partners with Catholic Schools in Principal Preparation Grant

Loyola University Chicago’s Center for Catholic School Effectiveness Partners with Catholic Schools in Principal Preparation Grant

Loyola University Chicago is one of four Illinois University’s that was recently awarded the Illinois Partnerships Advance Rigorous Training (IL-PART) grant. This $4.64 million U.S. Department of Education School Leadership Grant represents a collaborative effort between districts and universities aimed at improving the way principals prepare and develop in Illinois. The program also aims to [...]

Faculty and Student Scholarship

Faculty and Student Scholarship

School of Education faculty, Dr. Adam Kennedy and Dr. Amy Heineke and current student Anna Lees, recently had an article published Preparing Early Childhood Educators for the Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Classrooms and Communities of Illinois in the online journal Early Childhood Research and Practice. This article highlights the work of the redesign – Teaching, [...]

National Catholic Education Association (NCEA) Albert Koob Award

National Catholic Education Association (NCEA) Albert Koob Award

Dr. Michael Boyle, faculty, is this year’s recipient of the Albert Koob Award for distinguished service for Catholic Education.  The award will be presented at NCEA’s April event.  This is the second time a faculty of Loyola University Chicago has received this award.  Dr. Lorraine Ozar, the Center for Catholic School Effectiveness’ Director, was the [...]

School Psychology Students Actively Engage in Social Justice

School Psychology Students Actively Engage in Social Justice

Keeshawn Brooks and Whitney Creamean, students in the School Psychology program, presented a workshop recently on bullying prevention at the Bridge Teen Center in Chicago. Dr. Shriberg explained, “All first year school psychology students complete a 75 hour service learning requirement that is the core assignment for a social justice class. As part of the [...]

Dr. John Wozniak, Professor Emeritus and Founding Dean of the School of Education dies at age 97

Dr. John Wozniak, Professor Emeritus and Founding Dean of the School of Education dies at age 97

Dr. John M. Wozniak joined the faculty of Loyola University Chicago in 1950. One year later, he was made acting chair of the Department of Education. He served 18 years in that capacity until the founding of the School of Education in 1969, when he became dean, a position he held for another 10 years.

John [...]

Outstanding Doctoral Research Award

Outstanding Doctoral Research Award

Daniel Birmingham, Assistant Professor in the School of Education, is being awarded The National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) 2014

Outstanding Doctoral Research Award for his dissertation titled, “Teacher Learning from Girls’ Science Experiences.”

This honor indicates his dissertation was judged by colleagues in the Selection Committee to have the greatest significance in the field [...]