Dr. Anita Thomas, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Research, has been named a participant for the 2014-2015 APA Leadership Institute for Women in Psychology. ...
Loyola is one of four local universities taking part in the Chicago Teacher Partnership Program (CTPP), a 5-year grant project designed to prepare highly qualified teacher candidates and to support mentor teachers with professional development and other resources.
Dean Michael Dantley, Associate Dean Anita Thomas, Dr. Anne Marie Ryan, program chair for Teaching and Learning, Dr. Lara Smetana of Teaching and Learning, and Dr. Marla Israel of Administration and Supervision accompanied Phil Hale, Vice President of Government Affairs for a Capitol hill visits as part of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education “Day on the Hill” activities. ...
Loyola’s Teaching, Learning, Leading with Schools and Communities Initial Teacher Preparation program (TLLSC) is highlighted as being the first in Illinois to equip ALL their candidates with an English-as-a-Second Language Endorsement upon graduation – preparing them to meet the linguistic and cultural diversity of the children in their classrooms. Click the title for the complete story.
Accepting applications to our M.Ed. in English Language Teaching & Learning and our English-as-a-Second Language endorsement only programs.
Thanks to Loyola’s School of Education and the Undergraduate Admission Office, roughly 200 eighth-graders have gotten a glimpse of university life. And, more importantly, they’ve now seen first-hand what a college education can do for them.
Graduates at this year’s commencement were given a challenge by Professor Grant (Med ’62) –“ It is the challenge(s) that awaits you as educators and my love for the City about which Carl Sandburg writes “Come and show me another city with lifted head singing so proud to be alive… and strong…” that I want to direct my remark and ask: What ‘verse’ will you contributed to your students’ education and lives." Click on the title for links to Professor Grant's bio, the full text of his speech, and to view pictures of the SOE commencement.
Dr. Michael Dantley, School of Education Dean and Professor, has been elected the Vice President of Division A: Administration, Organization and Leadership of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) for the next three years, beginning the 2014-2015 academic year.