Community Partner Pathway is a partnership between Illinois State University and five central Illinois community colleges including Carl Sandburg College, Heartland Community College, Illinois Central College, Illinois Valley Community College, and Spoon River College. The six higher education institutions will work in collaboration on this degree and licensure program that will prepare working professionals to teach elementary education with an English as a Second Language endorsement in their home communities.
A first-generation college student, Emily Bennett understands the value of a dollar as well as the importance of a quality education. Bennett is a junior majoring in special education – learning and behavior with an endorsement in early childhood education. She also serves as the Best Buddies chapter president at Illinois State University. Originally from
Since 2001, the Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation (GAGDC) has been fostering community revitalization through comprehensive community development strategies in seven southside neighborhoods in Chicago.
In the fall of 2014, Lizzy Carroll traveled up to Albany Park from the ISU campus with her special education class. Her day involved community experiences as well as clinical observations in Chicago Public Schools (CPS), her initial window into community-integrated teacher preparation that is the foundation of the National Center for Urban Education model.
ISU College of Education hosted their second annual Future Teacher Conference on November 13, 2020. The event was virtual this year, and 235 high school students from around the state participated. The Future Teacher Conference is an event for high school students who are interested in the field of education. The Future Teacher Conference gives
Thank you to each of our colleagues who are retiring this year for your exceptional contributions to the College.
The Laboratory Schools within the College of Education have a wealth of excellent teachers who are going above and beyond in extremely difficult times.
We are proud to announce several award recipients and nominees this year for the College of Education (COE).
The Illinois State community mourns the loss of Dr. Donald Prince, the visionary leader who almost single-handedly established the Department of Educational Administration and Foundations (EAF) in 1960.
The National Board Resource Center (NBRC) celebrates 117 new, Illinois National Board Certified Teachers (NBCTs) who achieved certification in 2020.