The School of Education received exciting news from the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) examiners that its undergraduate and graduate programs in teacher preparation were being unanimously recommended for unconditional recognition with commendations (subject to legal agreements). This recognition will enable future graduates of our elementary and secondary teacher preparation programs the option of teaching in IB schools in the U.S. and worldwide. . . .
Michael E. Dantley, EdD, of Miami University in Ohio, has been named the new dean of the School of Education (SOE). Dr. Dantley succeeds Terry E. Williams, PhD, acting dean, who will return to the faculty in the School of Education later this summer.
This annual award seeks to recognize, encourage, and reward outstanding teaching within the School of Education of Loyola University Chicago. The Faculty Awards committee is pleased to award the 2013 School of Education Distinguished Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching to Dr. David Shriberg, faculty member in the School Psychology Program. Click for the full citation
This annual award seeks to recognize, encourage, and reward outstanding scholarship within the School of Education of Loyola University Chicago. The Faculty Awards committee is pleased to award the 2013 School of Education Distinguished Faculty Award for Excellence in Research to Dr. John Dugan, faculty member in the Higher Education Program. Click for the full citation
The Ed.D Doctoral Principal Preparation Program is admitting its second cohort for Fall 2013. CPS Assistant Principals and Teacher Leaders interested in becoming a CPS Principal may apply until July 1, 2013.
This exciting program leads to CPS Principal eligibility within the first year. This unique program features 3 years of leadership coaching, CPS Principal eligibility, Superintendent licensure and all requirements for completing the doctorate. Learn more at our Open House on May 13, 2013 at 6:00 p.m.
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In March 2013, Chicagoland Partners for English Language Learners (CPELL) unveiled their new web site. The CPELL team--Dr. Marla Israel, Dr. Elizabeth Vera, Dr. Amy Heineke, and Nancy Goldberger--invite you to visit the new site and learn more about the program. A highlight of the site are short videos featuring partner school districts. Dr. Frances McTague, superintendent of Skokie school District 68, for example, shares her thoughts on being a new partner in the program and viability of CPELL in suburban schools. These videos provide a glimpse of the impact CPELL is making in their classrooms, districts, and communities from the perspective of our valued partners. Click for access to video link.
The second cohort at the Cuneo Mansion and Gardens in Vernon Hills will begin Fall 2013 in an M.ED. in English Language Teaching and Learning program or English as a Second Language (ESL) endorsement on current Illinois teaching certificates.
The MEd in Organizational Evaluation is being offered as a cohort at the Cuneo Mansion and Gardens campus in Vernon Hills Fall 2013. This program prepares students for roles as evaluators and change agents in a range of organizations such as schools and school districts, non-profit agencies, and businesses.
Adam Kennedy and Kimberly Thier, faculty in The School of Education, were awarded a $1.25 million grant to improve the training of early childhood educators to provide services for young children with special needs and their families.