Eric Ruelle and Ally Schipma, current students in the MED in Higher Education program, have been accepted into the 2015 Ambassadors Program! Each year, the leadership team from ACPA’s Standing Committee on Graduate Student and New Professionals, through an application process, selects individuals to serve as ACPA Ambassadors. The mission of the Ambassadors Program is to promote […]
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.
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Dr. Charlie Tocci, a Clinical Assistant Professor and the Nicholas Senn High School Faculty Coordinator was featured in the January 7, 2105 edition of the Catalyst Chicago in an op-ed piece, School ratings don’t help parents. Tocci says, “the new test-focused school rating system doesn’t help parents who are looking for the most supportive, safe, […]
Interim Dean, Dr. Terri Pigott, hosted a reception for the December 2014 graduates from the School of Education on Thursday, December 11. Graduates, family, friends, faculty and staff enjoyed the cozy surroundings of the Pere Marquette Room on the 25th floor, Baumhart Hall.
Caleb Steindam and Anna Lees, current students in the EdD Curriculum and Instruction program, presented at the National Association for Multicultural Conference in Tucson, Arizona. Their presentation, Community Experiences of Collaborative Teacher Preparation: Working Together to Improve Urban Indigenous Education. The presentation informed teacher educators and community leaders about the experiences of on indigenous community […]
On October 25, the School of Education’s Cultural and Educational Policy Studies program hosted a public conference on “Theorizing Gun Violence in Schools,” featuring prominent philosophers of education from the United States, Canada, and Ireland. Approximately 40 people attended this full day of presentations on topics related to school shootings. School shootings are usually treated […]
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 […]