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 [...]
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.
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.
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!
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 [...]
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
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.
Dr. Anita Thomas, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Research, has been named a participant for the 2014-2015 APA Leadership Institute for Women in Psychology. Dr. Thomas was selected by the Executive Committee in recognition of her outstanding career achievements and demonstrated leadership potential. The committee’s mission is to prepare, support, and empower women in [...]
On Tuesday, May 27, School of Education faculty Michael Boyle, Susan Sostak and Marla Israel presented at the 2nd Annual Leadership to Integrate the Learning Continuum (LNC) symposium in Bloomington, IL. Their presentation focused on Loyola’s unique principal preparation program (M.Ed. and Ed.D) that includes a three-year coaching model.
On Tuesday, May 13th, a group of Loyola connected students [...]