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Chicagoland Partners for English Language Learners (CPELL) Offer Professional Development

Chicagoland Partners for English Language Learners (CPELL) Offer Professional Development

On August, 13, 2014, fifty elementary teachers and school administrators these partner districts gathered on Loyola University Chicago’s Lake Shore campus to be trained in the implementation of the WIDA MODEL assessment tool. This day of training, sponsored by the CPELL grant, provided an opportunity for the districts to receive not only a day of [...]

Sierra Magazine – Top Ten Coolest Schools

Sierra Magazine – Top Ten Coolest Schools

Loyola was recently recognized by Sierra Magazine for our sustainability initiatives as part of their annual list:

This data was taken directly from the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS) report that Dr. Tavis Jules and his students played a major role in the project.  Dr. Jules’ course ELPS 555- Seminar on Sustainability, Ethics and Development [...]

Faculty Keynote Speaker at Conference

Faculty Keynote Speaker at Conference

Dr. Hank Bohanon, Faculty, was one of the keynote speakers at the 2014 Conference on School Culture, Climate and Positive Behavior Support. His topic was What Works: Effective Strategies within Multi-Tiered Systems of Support.

Alumnus Named Director of Chicago-Based Community Foundation

Alumnus Named Director of Chicago-Based Community Foundation

Rabbi Scott Aaron, Phd, a graduate of the Cultural and Educational Policy Studies program will become the director of the Chicago-based Community Foundation for Jewish Education (CFJE).  Aaron is an educator and scholar with broad expertise and experience in Jewish identity development, experiential education, professional development for Jewish educators and communal professionals, educational evaluation, and [...]

2014 Distinguished Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching: Bridget Kelly, Ph.D.

2014 Distinguished Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching: Bridget Kelly, Ph.D.

This annual award seeks to recognize, encourage, and reward outstanding teaching within the School of Education of Loyola University Chicago. The Faculty Awards committee is pleased to award the 2013 School of Education Distinguished Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching to Dr. Bridget Kelly, faculty member in the Higher Education Program.

2014 Distinguished Faculty Award for Excellence in Research: Mark Engberg, Ph.D.

2014 Distinguished Faculty Award for Excellence in Research: Mark Engberg, Ph.D.

This annual award seeks to recognize, encourage, and reward outstanding scholarship within the School of Education of Loyola University Chicago. The Faculty Awards committee is pleased to award the 2013 School of Education Distinguished Faculty Award for Excellence in Research to Dr. Mark Engberg, faculty member in the Higher Education Program.

Presidential Sessions at AERA 2015

Presidential Sessions at AERA 2015

Dr. OiYan Poon, Higher Education faculty, is the lead author/coordinator for a Presidential Session proposal recently accepted for the 2014 AERA Conference. The session, Toward Collective Action to Reclaim Public Narrative for Justice: Ameliorating on Impoverished Cultural Discourse on Affirmative Action in Higher Education is one of nine accepted.  Congratulations!

Community Counseling Student Selected for Prestigious Fellowship

Community Counseling Student Selected for Prestigious Fellowship

Eddie Burks, MEd student in Community Counseling, has  been selected for the prestigious Schweitzer Fellowship – a year-long service learning program that empowers health professions graduate students to design and implement projects that help address the health needs of underserved Chicago communities. Schweitzer Fellows will provide 200 hours of direct service. Fellows will serve a [...]

Alumnus Presented at the Future Educators’ Associate Conference

Alumnus Presented at the Future Educators’ Associate Conference

Brian G. Ricca, (EdD ’11) presented a session entitled “Relationships and the Superintendency at the April 2014 Future Educators’ Associate Conference sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa.  Dr. Ricca is currently the Superintendent of Schools for Montpelier Public Schools

Diverse Issues in Higher Education

Diverse Issues in Higher Education

Dr. OiYan Poon, Higher Education faculty in the School of Education, is featured in the current issue of “Diverse Issues in Higher Education.” Her comments are quoted from a talk she recently gave in Nashville at the Education Writers Association Annual Conference.