National Institute for Learning & Outcomes Assessment: 'Small but Mighty'
The National Institute for Learning and Outcomes Assessment (NILOA) has won a national award from the American College Personnel Association (ACPA), which advances student affairs and engages students for a lifetime of learning and discovery. Natasha Jankowski, NILOA executive director, will accept the award in Nashville next month.
Students at KAM: Education and Outreach with Sylvia Yang
Krannert Art Museum staff sat down to talk with Sylvia Yang, a doctoral student and graduate assistant with the Krannert Art Museum–Week at the Museum (KAM–WAM) program. She talked about teaching at KAM and the ways her experiences at the museum relate to her studies in the College of Education at Illinois.
College Expanding Doctoral Programs in Special Education
The College is expanding the capacity of its doctoral programs in Special Education to help address a nationwide shortage of researchers and faculty members in the field. The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs recently awarded funding under several different grants to enable the department to train an additional 24 doctoral students over the next five years.
EPOL Professor Ron Jacobs Inducted into AHRD Scholar Hall of Fame
Congratulations to Dr. Ronald Jacobs, who has been inducted into the Academy of Human Resource Development (AHRD) Scholar Hall of Fame. Jacobs will be honored at AHRD's Annual Conference in Atlanta on February 28.
CREA Conference 2020 | Final Keynote Speaker Announced
Dr. Daniel Solorzano will deliver the closing keynote address on October 2, 2020, at the CREA 6th International Conference 2020 in Chicago, Illinois (September 30-October 2). Registration for the conference is well underway.
News-Gazette Teacher of the Week: Lisa Milkereit, EdM '14 C&I
Alumna Lisa Milkereit spends her days teaching students at Champaign’s Dr. Howard Elementary to enjoy reading, a skill she traces back to her own second-grade teachers.
2020 Faculty and Staff Giving Campaign is Now Underway
Now until mid-March, we are asking all faculty and staff to consider making a gift to the College of Education fund of your choice. Private support is more important than ever—it is necessary to develop the tools, methods, and habits that inspire innovation; to make education equitable and accessible for all; and to prepare leaders, researchers, and passionate advocates committed to transforming learners of all ages.
11th Annual College of Education Graduate Student Conference
Make sure you are registered to attend the conference by Friday, February 28! The theme of this year's conference is 2020 Vision: Reshaping our Approach to Education. Admission is free, but registration is required.
Friday, March 6