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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!

SOE Alumnus/Student Received Humanitarian Award

SOE Alumnus/Student Received Humanitarian Award

Aliza Gilbert, alumnus (MED ’93) and a current student in the PHD program in Higher Education received the 2015 Highland Park Humanitarian Award.  Congratulations!

Loyola Alum New Superintendent for Niles School District 71

Loyola Alum New Superintendent for Niles School District 71

Dr. John Kosirog, the new superintendent for Niles School District 71, earned his Ed.D. (2006) in Curriculum and Instruction and his Superintendent Endorsement (2008) from Loyola.  We are proud of his accomplishment!  Read the details.

Loyola University’s Presence Obvious at the ISPA Convention

Read the March 2015 Newsletter of the Illinois School Psychologist Association. Many of SOE’s faculty, students and alums are featured.

Spirit Award!

Spirit Award!

At this year’s Illinois School Psychology Association (ISPA) Conference, Loyola’s School Psychology current students and alumni were selected for the 2015 ISPA Spirit Award. This award is given to groups who have made a significant contribution to the association. Go Loyola!

SOE Event at Lookingglass Theatre

SOE Event at Lookingglass Theatre

Pictured Left to Right: Tracy Stronsky, Sarab Shada, Mary Hicks

On Sunday, February 8, the School of Education hosted an Alumni Reception, performance and discussion of “Lookingglass Alice” at the Lookingglass Theatre. Faculty, students, alums and their families were taken on an incredible journey with Alice through the Lookingglass. After the performance, Mary Hicks (MEd […]

All About Attitude

All About Attitude

Kerry Obrist (BS ’91, MEd ’96), who is legally blind, works on behalf of others with disabilities.

Obrist was working as a school psychologist in Chicago’s south suburbs when she realized she was losing her vision faster than expected. Recognizing that some activities were going to become more difficult for her, Obrist decided to challenge herself.

“I […]