Inspiring future educators

Jerry Barrio

Gerardo (Jerry) Barrio ’98, MS Ed ’00, stresses a team atmosphere to his students. These collaborative efforts have left a lasting impression on his students, who recently nominated him for the Illinois State Board of Education’s (ISBE) Teacher of the Year.

Redbirds Remember: Commencement

Image of graduation caps

We asked Redbirds to share some of their favorite memories and what they remember of their time at Illinois State University.