Illinois State University’s College of Education hosted its third annual Future Teacher Conference (FTCON) in person. Following CDC and the University’s health guidelines, over 800 high school students and 100 education personnel from over 30 Illinois school districts participated in various workshops throughout the day.
The National Center for Urban Education (NCUE) in Chicago works directly with Illinois State University faculty to offer students a firsthand look at culturally responsive practices through urban education and community experiences. This 15-year-old program directly relates to ISU’s comprehensive plan to promote equity, inclusion, and anti-racism by supporting and promoting discourse aligned with campus values of diversity and inclusion. This fall semester, 25 course sections have participated in NCUE clinical experiences virtually with one participating in person with the hope of moving to more in-person visits as clinical experiences return to K-12 classrooms.
Clara Barton Elementary School special education teacher Lizzy Carroll ‘17’s community outreach through her nonprofit, Lead With Love, is making a big difference in the Englewood and Auburn-Gresham communities in Chicago.
For four weeks in July, 11 Illinois State University College of Education students participated in the National Center for Urban Education’s (NCUE) Summer Teacher Education Partnership for Urban Preparation (STEP-UP) program.
The goal of the National Center for Urban Education (NCUE) is to continue Illinois State University’s rich history of teacher education through a focus on social justice and community-based partnerships.
After more than a year of bringing the community experience virtually to Illinois State University students and faculty, the National Center for Urban Education (NCUE), is transitioning back to in-person programming.
In 2006, the National Center for Urban Education (NCUE) began offering course redesign support for ISU faculty teaching courses for education majors.
On April 8, a year after the initial invitation, the Student Association for Bilingual Education (SABE) and the National Center for Urban Education (NCUE) welcomed best-selling author and Chicago Public Schools (CPS) teacher Dr. Gregory Michie to deliver the keynote address for Bilingual Advocacy Week.
The National Center for Urban Education (NCUE) through the Chicago Teacher Education Pipeline (CTEP) partners with five communities in Chicago. The five neighborhoods are Albany Park, Auburn Gresham, East Garfield Park, Little Village, and Pilsen. In each neighborhood NCUE work with a community liaison from a community-based organization.
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.