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 [...]
Annmarie Valdes, a PhD student in the Cultural and Educational Policy Studies program, has been awarded the 2014 Jurgen Herbst Award from the US History of Education Society (HES). This award takes the form of a travel bursary that will enable Ms. Valdes to present her research at the International Standing Conference on the History [...]
Cultural and Educational Policy Studies (CEPS) MA student C. Maeve Kendall was awarded the 2014 Thesis of the Year award as part of the Loyola Graduate School Commencement Ceremony on May 7, 2014. Ms. Kendall’s thesis, titled “Women in Leadership and the Politics of Power”, was a qualitative, interview-based study that sought to develop a [...]
Parent Engagement: Transforming Schools through Family and Community Collaboration was the topic [...]
On April 5. Students from schools and universities in the Chicagoland joined Loyola students at the third annual Best Buddies Friendship Walk at Loyola’s Lake Shore Campus. Dr. Kimberly Thier, faculty in the School of Education and Faculty Advisor for Loyola’s chapter of Best Buddies. Read the full story.
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.
The School of Education Awards Committee would like to solicit nominations for two awards:
(1) The Distinguished Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching and
(2) the Distinguished Faculty Award for Excellence in Research.
The descriptions, criteria, and specific required nomination materials are contained in the above linked documents. Please note that the Awards Committee Chair will [...]
Chicagoland Partners for English Language Learners (CPELL) has partnered with Skokie School District 68 among others to help the districts strengthen their ELL programs. Skokie 68 acknowledges the difference CPELL has made in their newsletter by offering professional development, parental support seminars, and ESL degree and endorsement programs.
Loyola University Chicago’s Center for Catholic School Effectiveness Partners with Catholic Schools in Principal Preparation Grant
Loyola University Chicago is one of four Illinois universities that was recently awarded the Illinois Partnerships Advance Rigorous Training (IL-PART) grant. This $4.64 million U.S. Department of Education School Leadership Grant represents a collaborative effort between districts and universities aimed at improving the way principals prepare and develop in Illinois. The program also aims to [...]