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STEP-UP virtually prepares future teachers for urban education

Housed in the College of Education, NCUE’s Step-Up program completed its 11th summer of preparing future educators from across the University to teach in urban settings.
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ISU partner community organization Latinos Progesando pivots to support residents during COVID-19

ISU’s National Center for Urban Education through the Chicago Teacher Education Pipeline (CTEP) partner has demonstrated exemplary models of sustaining and shifting services in order to best...

ISU partner community organization Breakthrough supporting residents during COVID-19

“Pivot” has been the defining action word as non-profit organizations, throughout the city of Chicago, have found new ways to continue serving community members in response to the coronavirus...
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New ISU graduates teaching in Chicago: Remote learning and the community teacher

Many Illinois State graduates were able to secure jobs in Chicago Public Schools and are learning how to navigate remote learning alongside their veteran colleagues.
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Recent ISU graduates begin their careers in Chicago

The National Center for Urban Education (NCUE) is excited to announce that this fall, of the over 30 Illinois State University recent graduates that have accepted positions in Chicago Public...
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Summer camp in the time of COVID-19

The Auburn Gresham Gold Schools initiative is a collaboration between the Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation (GAGDC) and several strategic partners including Illinois State University...
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National Center for Urban Education (NCUE) in Collaboration

Collaboration has been a key component of the National Center for Urban Education (NCUE) since its inception.
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Urban immersion

The National Center for Urban Education (NCUE) prepares future educators to thrive in diverse settings.
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Preparing culturally responsive educators

Equity and Diversity Cohort gives Redbird teaching candidates experience in urban settings.

Urban clinical experiences go virtual

The National Center for Urban Education (NCUE) awards Illinois State University faculty grant funding to redesign their educational courses to reflect the current situations of urban schools in...