Maria Luisa Zamudio-Mainou has accepted the leadership role as the next executive director for Illinois State University’s National Center for Urban Education, effective July 1,…
On November 6 and 7, Illinois State University hosted its second annual Culturally Responsive Campus Community (CRCC) conference.
Illinois State University's Chicago Teacher Education Pipeline’s (CTEP) professional development series for preservice teachers is planned and developed by a collective of community scholars.
This summer 24 students embarked on a four-week journey to engage with communities in Chicago and prepare to be urban educators in the city.
This summer a southwest-side neighborhood of Chicago is an entry to urban education for Illinois State University students participating in STEP-UP.
STEP-UP Fellows are developing their skills as educators through their experiences teaching in urban schools.
Mentorship facilitates success across many career fields, but its value is especially evident in teaching. The Chicago Teacher Education Pipeline’s Induction and Mentoring program…
The Chicago Teacher Education Pipeline prepares culturally-responsive, community-minded urban educators to teach and nurture Chicago Public Schools (CPS) students to reach their potential.
Chicago Public Schools students from the Pilsen and Little Village neighborhoods visited Illinois State this spring to experience the campus community firsthand.
Students in Professor James Pancrazio’s section of Spanish 244, Latin American Culture, participate in the all-day field experience in Chicago’s Little Village, one of the…