Edwards Hall

Meet the 2020 Teaching Initiative Award winners

Five assistant professors are recognized for their outstanding commitment to teaching and student learning.
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Department of Special Education recognized as best college for Special Education in Illinois and the United States by College Factual.

The Department of Special Education (SED) was recognized by College Factual as the number one school on the lists of Best Colleges for Special Education in both Illinois and the United States....
Cook Hall in winter

Four professors honored with 2020 Outstanding University Teacher awards

The awards recognize those those who methodically and consistently worked over time to enhance their teaching knowledge, skills, and abilities.
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Meenoo Rami to address Redbird educators

The College of Education (COE) will host Meenoo Rami, Educator Advocate at Minecraft and Microsoft for a free webinar. All education students and educators are invited to attend Teacher Practice...
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Free, Virtual Professional Development for Teachers and Education Students

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,...
student and teacher using assistive technology

New online master’s program in Low Vision and Blindness

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...
COE 2020 Retirees

Celebrating College of Education retirees

Thank you to each of our colleagues who are retiring this year for your exceptional contributions to the College.
Abstract Variations sculpture by Ernest Trova with DeGarma Hall in the background

Recognizing COE Award recipients and nominees

We are proud to announce several award recipients and nominees this year for the College of Education (COE).
Bobby Witt-Kannady

A teacher of teachers

When Bobby Witt-Kannady ’76 was just starting out in the field of special education, she couldn’t predict that one day she would be celebrating her 30th year at Illinois State University.
DeGarmo Hall

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.