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

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Dissertation Defense: Samantha Lazich, 5/11/2018

On Friday, May 11, 2018, Samantha Lazich will defend her dissertation, “An Examination of Teachers’ Disciplinary Knowledge of Early Literacy Instruction.” The dissertation defense will be held at 1:00 PM in COE 260. The abstract can be found here. Her chair is Dr. Beverly Trezek. Dissertation defenses are open to all members of the COE … Continue reading Dissertation Defense: Samantha Lazich, 5/11/2018

Dissertation Defense: Melissa Bradford, 6/1/2018

Dear Doctoral Students, On Friday, June 1, Melissa Bradford will defend her dissertation titled, “Friends in The Orchid Room: Dialogic Inquiry Toward Value Creation in Education.” The abstract can be found here. Her chair is Dr. Jason Goulah. Date: June 1st Time: 1:00PM Location: COE  260 Dissertation defenses are open to all members of the COE … Continue reading Dissertation Defense: Melissa Bradford, 6/1/2018

Summer Camps in the COE Education and Counseling Center

Make a difference and get experience working with youth and families this summer in the Education and Counseling Center! Please volunteer for one of the following summer camps: Any help you can give is appreciated! We cannot facilitate these opportunities without your help. Any additional ideas for the camps are always welcome! We have a … Continue reading Summer Camps in the COE Education and Counseling Center

National Conference of Black Political Scientists: Agency, Survival, & the Continuing Challenges of Black Inequalities

RACE AND THE ENVIRONMENT: Agency, Survival, and the Continuing Challenges of Black Inequalities. CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – March 4. 2018 The 49th Annual Meeting of the National Conference of Black Political Scientists (NCOBPS) will be held in Chicago, Illinois, March 14-17, 2018, at the W Chicago-Lakeshore Hotel. NCOBPS was founded in 1969, and is an academic non-profit … Continue reading National Conference of Black Political Scientists: Agency, Survival, & the Continuing Challenges of Black Inequalities