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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.
Read about one of our outstanding alumnus and the contributions he’s making to the profession.
Cassie Fenton, MED ’09, was one of forty recognized by the Illinois State Board of education as an Outstanding Early Career Educator at the 40th annual Those who Excel banquet in Bloomington, Illinois on Saturday, October 25, 2014. To be considered for the Early Career Educator award, a nominee must be within their first five […]
Marla Hall and her students
Ten years ago Marla moved to Japan and her great adventure began. She moved to Japan after teaching at NSSED for a few years. Here is her story.
“The Japanese school system is quite different than the US, especially in terms of special ed. I am currently teaching at a wonderful […]
Pictured left to right: Maggie Norton, Jen Smurlo, Alissa Fitch, and Katie Neidich
Loyola Alums from the Education Specialist School Psychology cohort of 2010 found time to catch up on things during lunch at the Illinois School Psychologists Association’s (ISPA) Fall Conference held in early October. There were many alums at this event which hosted […]
2014 graduates of the undergraduate elementary education program and CTPP participants, share their stories as current classroom teachers. Check it at the Blog developed by Mary Ellen Bleeden, Assistant Professor.
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 […]
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 […]
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
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.