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!
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Aliza Gilbert, alumnus (MED ’93) and a current student in the PHD program in Higher Education received the 2015 Highland Park Humanitarian Award. Congratulations!
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.
Read the March 2015 Newsletter of the Illinois School Psychologist Association. Many of SOE’s faculty, students and alums are featured.
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!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]