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2016 Graduate School Professional School’s Dissertation of the Year Award

2016 Graduate School Professional School’s Dissertation of the Year Award

Dr. Katie Sears, (PhD ’15) School Psychology graduate, is this year’s recipient of the Graduate School Professional School’s Dissertation of the Year Award. The title of her dissertation is, Mandated Reporting: An Examination of Training and Practice of School Psychologists. This study sought to explore the training opportunities, knowledge, confidence in intervening, reporting behaviors, and […]

Alumna Offered Fulbright Distinguished Award in Teaching

Alumna Offered Fulbright Distinguished Award in Teaching

Beth Burkhart, MED ’05, has been offered a Fulbright Distinguished Award in Teaching grant to New Zealand by the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Beth is one of approximately 45 U.S. citizens who will travel abroad  through this program for 2016-2017. Press Release.

Beth currently teaches at Goudy […]

NASP 2016 Conference Photos

NASP 2016 Conference Photos

Enjoy these photos of faculty, current students and alumni at the 2016 National Association of School Psychologists Conference in New Orleans.

Alumnus Hired as LaGrange’s Assistant Superintendent

Alumnus Hired as LaGrange’s Assistant Superintendent

LaGrange School District 102 has hired Dr. Christopher L. Finch (EdD ‘2013) to be the new Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning beginning July 1, 2016. Dr. Finch is currently an elementary principal at Westmoor School in Northbrook School District 28. A 2013 graduate of Loyola University of Chicago, Dr. Finch received his doctoral degree […]

Mayor Emanuel Visits Lovett Elementary School

Mayor Emanuel Visits Lovett Elementary School

On February 11th, Mayor Rahm Emanuel came to see personalized learning in action  at Lovett Elementary!  ​​ Principal Leviis Haney (EdD ’11) is proud of his school.  He shared, “The mayor was able to observe our flex rotation model.  During flex rotations, students break up into groups based on their RIT scores and skill being taught.  Six classrooms that […]

Alumna Elected to Co-Chair a NASPA Knowledge Community

Alumna Elected to Co-Chair a NASPA Knowledge Community

Ana Rossetti,  MEd ’11, was recently elected to Co-Chair “The Women in Student Affairs Knowledge Community”  for the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA). Her term is March 2017-2019. Starting at the annual conference in March 2016 she will be Co-Chair Elect until assuming full leadership of the committee in March 2017. Ana is currently […]

Alumna Announces Publication of Her New Book

Alumna Announces Publication of Her New Book

Dr. Angela E. Poole (MEd ’04)  has just published her new book entitled, Resistance to Change: The Dynamics of School Desegregation in Chicago and the Nation, which explores the impact of desegregation on Chicago’s schoolchildren today.  This salient topic has implications for organizational change and ethics in school administration.

2015 Golden Apple Fellows Award Ceremony and Dinner

2015 Golden Apple Fellows Award Ceremony and Dinner

Pictured left to right: Zehra Gokal, Janeice Millon, Jesse Bostic, Czarina San Jose, Terri Pigott (Dean), Lindsey Clementz, Gianna Marshall, Torie Dobies (not pictured Robbie Jones)

On Friday, October 30, Dr. Terri Pigott, Dean of the School of Education (SOE), sponsored a table at the taping of the 30th Annual Golden Apple Fellows Award Ceremony […]

Fall Undergraduate Open House

Fall Undergraduate Open House

Left to right: Zehra Gokal, Mary Hearns, Martha Hick, Payton Sabathne, Lynette Duncan, Sara Khan

On Saturday, October 16, Loyola University Chicago hosted an Undergraduate Open House for approximately 2000 – prospective students and their families.  High school juniors and seniors and college transfer students were greeted by five of our freshmen students , Zehra […]

Alumnus’ School Recognized by National Blue Ribbon Program

Alumnus’ School Recognized by National Blue Ribbon Program

Our Lady of the Wayside School in Arlington Heights, led by  Loyola alumnus David Wood (MEd ’07), principal, has been awarded “Blue Ribbon” recognition for creating a balanced literacy school. Recognition is awarded by the National Blue Ribbons Program. Congratulations!