Individual donors have always been integral to the College of Education’s success, especially during Redbirds Rising: The Campaign for Illinois State.
The National Center for Urban Education (NCUE) prepares future educators to thrive in diverse settings.
Equity and Diversity Cohort gives Redbird teaching candidates experience in urban settings.
We sat down with a handful of members of the COE and asked five questions to find out a little more about them, why they do what they do, and what keeps them going.
The fact that the United States is experiencing a national teacher shortage is well documented, and there are many contributing factors, including salary concerns, funding cuts, and attrition due to retirements.
Special education alum Parker Duwelius ’19 saw an opportunity to create an environment to help others develop deeper relationships with their peers while volunteering in a special needs classroom.
“If you really want to keep a $20 bill safe, put it in your final manuscript. It will still be there waiting for you in 10 years,” one of Dr. Dianne Renn’s colleagues told her years ago.
Redbird teacher preparation strives to adapt, improve practices surrounding the needs of diverse learners.
In September 2018, Dockery gave a three-day workshop to 33 P-20 educators at the School for the Blind in Cape Cove, Ghana. It was a trip she never expected to take.
For several years, the College of Education has prioritized the redesign of classrooms and computer labs to reflect the flexible learning needs of aspiring educators and their future students.