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
The Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost has announced the winners for the Research Initiative Awards and Creative Activity Initiative Awards. All winners will be honored during the Office of Research and Graduate Studies Awards event that will be held in April.
The Office of the Provost named Dr. Lara Hansfield and Dr. Aslihan Spaulding winners of the Outstanding University Researcher Award, and Dr. Ama Oforiwaa Aduonum and Dr. Tyler Lotz winners of the Outstanding University Creative Activity Award.
As Redbirds continue to thrive during the pandemic, Career Services offers virtual career fairs to connect them with employers directly from their desktop.
After 43 years in education, two graduate degrees from Illinois State, and 13 years of service to the University, policy giant Lynne Haeffele is officially retiring to spend more time with her family.
In honor of the holidays celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on January 18 and National Day of Racial Healing on January 19, Illinois State University scholars share works on racial and social justice.
As the COVID-19 pandemic drastically changed the world of education, faculty and staff across the College of Education (COE) jumped into action not only to adapt how they prepare future educators, but also to provide current educators relevant knowledge and tools to be successful in their “new” classrooms. This spring, the COE is excited to continue to offer a variety of virtual professional development webinars and online resources. Each session is free and has professional development credit available.
Three students in the Department of Educational Administration and Foundations (EAF) have been named to the Jackson Scholars Network with the University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA). Armen Álvarez, Shaun Crisler and Tiffani Robertson are all doctoral students with future plans to become full-time faculty.
The Department of Special Education at Illinois State is excited to announce the newly created Master’s in Low Vision and Blindness. Illinois is experiencing a severe shortage in educators licensed to teach in the area of low vision and blindness. This fully online program will provide licensed teachers an opportunity to add an endorsement in low vision and blindness while obtaining a master’s degree.