Meenoo Rami to address Redbird educators

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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 in a Connected World with Meenoo Rami on Thursday, February 25 at 7pm. Come discover the ways in which teachers are using the power of

Free, Virtual Professional Development for Teachers and Education Students

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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.

New online master’s program in Low Vision and Blindness

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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.

A teacher of teachers

Bobby Witt-Kannady

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.