Digital education strategist to keynote T21Con

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The keynote speaker for the fourth annual Teaching in the 21st Century Conference (T21Con) will be David Jakes, digital learning strategist for The Third Teacher + by Cannon Design in Chicago.

Read the Statewide Standard online

2012 STEP-UP Fellows learn how to cook ethnic cuisines popular to the area of Little Village.

Throughout the online version of the Statewide Standard, you will learn about the accomplishments of several of these outstanding professional educators. Read the stories or download the full PDF.

Changing landscapes of public schooling

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Realizing the Democratic Ideal, the conceptual framework of Illinois State University’s educator preparation program, recognizes the rights of all children to receive a high quality, democratic public school education. College of Education faculty members freely contribute to the current dialogue on educator preparation in the changing landscapes of our nation’s public schools.

Doctoral student demonstrates natural leadership, dedication to service

There are not many people who can say they have bested Jim Belushi routinely in speech debate. But for Adrienne McDay, a doctoral student in the Department of Educational Administration and Foundations (EAF), it was a regular occurrence for her while she earned her degree in speech from Southern Illinois University.