Job Opportunity: Ida B. Wells-Barnett Post Doctoral Teaching Fellowship, DePaul University

Applications are now accepted for the Ida B. Wells-Barnett Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship. The fellowship is housed in the Department of African and Black Diaspora Studies at DePaul University. The Wells-Barnett fellow is expected to teach three courses over the academic year (usually one each in Fall/Winter/Spring quarters). Teaching experience in a higher education setting is strongly preferred. Specific courses to be … Continue reading Job Opportunity: Ida B. Wells-Barnett Post Doctoral Teaching Fellowship, DePaul University

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Call for Proposals: 2018 Critical Questions in Education Symposium

Civics, Citizenship and Civility: How are these concepts framed, explored, advanced, or derailed in our public schools? This is perhaps the most important and timely question for educators given our present political and social situation—and it is the question to be explored at the 2018 Critical Questions in Education Symposium to be held in Kansas … Continue reading Call for Proposals: 2018 Critical Questions in Education Symposium

2018 ACPA Midwest Regional Conference

2018 American College Personnel Association (ACPA) Conference Location: Kansas City, MO Dates: October 14-16, 2018 For more information and to submit program proposals, click here. You can register by clicking  HERE. Higher education professionals will be converging in Kansas City to examine the changing landscape of our profession, share innovative ideas and best practices, and … Continue reading 2018 ACPA Midwest Regional Conference

Dissertation Defense: Mirtha E. Quintana-Toomey, 5/22/18

On Tuesday, May 22, Mirtha E. Quintana-Toomey will defend her dissertation, “Teachers’ Sense of Self-Efficacy and Impact on English Learner Students Reading Scores in a Large Scale Language Proficiency Test: A Mixed Method Design.” The dissertation defense will be held at 3:30 PM in COE LL 107. The abstract can be found here. Her chair … Continue reading Dissertation Defense: Mirtha E. Quintana-Toomey, 5/22/18

Dissertation Defense: Meagan Mitchell, 5/22/18

On Tuesday, May 22, Meagan Mitchell will defend her dissertation, “‘You Will Do Better Than I Did’: The Positive Actions Black Parents Employ to Influence Their Child’s Choice to Attend College.” The dissertation defense will be held at 4:00 PM in COE 103. The abstract can be found here. Her chair is Dr. Horace Hall. … Continue reading Dissertation Defense: Meagan Mitchell, 5/22/18

Call for Manuscripts: Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment: Intersecting New Needs and New Approaches

Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment: Intersecting New Needs and New Approaches Edited by Sandra L. Stacki, Micki M. Caskey, and Steven B. Mertens A volume in The Handbook of Research in Middle Level Education series, edited by Steven B. Mertens and Micki M. Caskey Deadline and details about the submission process can be found in the … Continue reading Call for Manuscripts: Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment: Intersecting New Needs and New Approaches

Elevate Teaching Summit: Ensuring an Excellent Educator for Every Classroom

Join national and state K-12 leaders and teachers, advocates, state agency staff and many others for a dialog on teacher quality in Illinois. By the end of the Summit, we will leave with new objectives and refreshed momentum toward elevating the teaching profession in Illinois. Speakers include: Lillian Lowery, The Education Trust Audrey Soglin, Illinois … Continue reading Elevate Teaching Summit: Ensuring an Excellent Educator for Every Classroom