The College of Education and University High School received a transformational $5 million estate gift commitment from an alum who wishes to remain anonymous. The commitment is among the largest planned gifts in university history.
College of Education Dean Dr. James Wolfinger recently announced the appointment of Dr. Anthony Jones as the director of the Laboratory Schools and assistant dean of the College of Education at Illinois State University beginning on July 1.
The Laboratory Schools within the College of Education have a wealth of excellent teachers who are going above and beyond in extremely difficult times.
The fact that the United States is experiencing a national teacher shortage is well documented, and there are many contributing factors, including salary concerns, funding cuts, and attrition due to retirements.
Meado Randolph’s dedication to service and leadership has earned her a McLean County Full Tuition Scholarship. She is one of seven incoming McLean County freshmen to receive the scholarship, which provides four years of free tuition in recognition of their leadership, community service, and commitment to our community.
University High School is pleased to announce two new administration changes for the upcoming academic year.
University High School will present Love/Sick at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, November 8 and 9, and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 10. All performances will be in the Ruth A. Stroud Auditorium at U-High. Tickets are available online and at the door. Ticket prices are $10 for adults, $8 for senior citizens, and $5 for students.
Science teacher Emily Telford knew that it would be a lot more interesting for her freshman to examine sea level rising while flying over waterways in a blimp, so that’s exactly what she had them do- virtually, that is, through Oculus Go headsets that her classroom has access to.
Zack Gilbert, M.S. ’07, emphasizes playful learning in the classroom to store knowledge into students’ long-term memory.
University High School will present Fiddler on the Roof by Joseph Stein, at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 5-6, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 7.