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NCE News & Announcements

News & announcements from the National College of Education

  • Annual Awards Presented at NLU Fall Connection 2020 Annual Awards Presented at NLU Fall Connection 2020

    September 14, 2020
    Three NCE instructors received awards at the annual National Louis University Connections event last week

  • NCE Welcomes Dr. Shannon Hammond NCE Welcomes Dr. Shannon Hammond

    September 9, 2020
    NCE is excited to welcome Dr. Shannon Hammond to our Special Education department!

  • Recent Faculty Presentations and Publications Recent Faculty Presentations and Publications

    September 9, 2020
    Highlighting some of the publications and presentations from our NCE faculty over the past few months

  • NLU Graduation Surprise for Husband and Wife NLU Graduation Surprise for Husband and Wife

    August 17, 2020
    NLU held a mini-graduation ceremony at the Huntley home of two graduates, surprising them in their driveway on July 31

  • INSTEP Summer Institute INSTEP Summer Institute

    August 14, 2020
    This summer, Illinois Institute of Technology and National Louis University hosted their second annual four-day IN-STEP (IIT and NLU Science, Technology and Engineering Practices) Summer Institute for Chicago Public School teachers

  • Summer Institute in Digital Literacy a Success Summer Institute in Digital Literacy a Success

    August 7, 2020
    The 8th Annual Summer Institute in Digital Literacy was offered fully-online July 19 - 24, 2020. More than 150 K-12 educators, librarians, and college faculty participated in this exciting initiative, coming from 30 states and 8 countries across 7 time zones

  • Early Childhood Education Program Ranked Among Best for Master's Degree Early Childhood Education Program Ranked Among Best for Master's Degree

    August 4, 2020
    National Louis University has been ranked #22 for the Best School to earn your Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education by Discover Eary Childhood EDU

  • NCE 2020 Graduate Recognition Event NCE 2020 Graduate Recognition Event

    August 1, 2020
    In late June, the National College of Education celebrated it's 2020 graduates with an inspirational virtual event, featuring Carmen Ayala, Illinois State Superintendent of Education, Miguel del Valle, Chicago Public School President, and Rob Muller, NCE Dean, as well as student and faculty speakers

  • New Book Release New Book Release

    July 27, 2020
    Assistant Professor James Fitzpatrick has published his first book, Beyond Theories and Degrees: The Alley Smarts of Educational Leadership.  The book, which is set to be released August 1, is published by Rowman & Littlefield. 

  • NCE Welcomes New Faculty NCE Welcomes New Faculty

    July 20, 2020
    The National College of Education is pleased to welcome two new faculty members

  • Professor Emerita's Publication Wins Award Professor Emerita's Publication Wins Award

    July 14, 2020
    Professor Emerita Arlene Borthwick co-authored an article, "TPACK Leadership Diagnostic Tool: Adoption and Implementation by Teacher Education Leaders," which has won the 2020 JDLTE Outstanding Research Paper Award

  • NCE Early Childhood Education Announces Grant NCE Early Childhood Education Announces Grant

    July 13, 2020
    Congratulations to Early Childhood Education faculty for being selected as a recipient of the Early Childhood Credential Completion Cohort (EC4) grant from the Illinois Board of Higher Education and in partnership with the Governor’s Office of Early Childhood Development

  • NCE Receives CAEP Accreditation NCE Receives CAEP Accreditation

    July 10, 2020
    National Louis University now 1 of nearly 350 total providers in the U.S. meeting rigorous CAEP Accreditation Standards to better prepare the teachers of tomorrow

  • Recent Faculty Publications Recent Faculty Publications

    June 29, 2020
    Highlighting some of the publications from our NCE faculty over the past few months

  • NCE Impact Report Released NCE Impact Report Released

    June 8, 2020
    The National College of Education is proud to present its 2019 Impact Report.  This report highlights our college's sustained progression and momentum in 2019

  • McCormick Center's New Series of Webinars McCormick Center's New Series of Webinars

    June 1, 2020
    The McCormick Center announces a new Monday Webinar Series in June: Navigating the New Norm. The webinars are designed to help Child Care programs navigate new norms and feature nationally-recognized leaders in the field

  • NLU Selected to Host Exchange Program in Summer 2021 NLU Selected to Host Exchange Program in Summer 2021

    May 27, 2020
    Professor Kristin Lems reports that NLU has been selected to host the Exchange Program: Service Learning and Critical Thinking Skills through Project Based Learning in English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Classrooms

  • OFE Director to Serve as CADST Co-Chair OFE Director to Serve as CADST Co-Chair

    May 26, 2020
    Lisa Mozer, Director, Office of Field Experience and PK-12 Partnerships, will serve as Co-Chair of the Chicago Area Directors of Student Teaching (CADST) for the 2020-2021 school year

  • Alum Honored by Chance the Rapper at Awards Show Alum Honored by Chance the Rapper at Awards Show

    May 18, 2020
    During the recent Teacher Appreciation Week, Mahmoud Aliamer (M.A.T. Elementary Education '18), a Chicago Public Schools 4th grade math and social studies teacher at Sayre Language Academy, was among the first educators to be honored by singer Chance the Rapper at his new Twilight Awards highlighting talented teachers

  • NSF Grant Funded NSF Grant Funded

    May 18, 2020
    Assistant Professor Jaclyn Rivard is very pleased to report that a grant proposal on which she collaborated with peers at San Diego University has been funded.  The "Mathematics Persistence through Inquiry and Equity" project is being funded through the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Improving Undergraduate STEM Education program

  • i.e.: inquiry in education Spring 2020 Issue Published i.e.: inquiry in education Spring 2020 Issue Published

    May 18, 2020
    The i.e. editorial team has announced the publication of the Spring 2020 issue of i.e.: inquiry in education, NCE's peer-reviewed online journal that serves as a forum for diverse voices of scholars and practitioners from various fields of education and other related disciplines

  • ITBE Award Presented to NCE Adjunct ITBE Award Presented to NCE Adjunct

    May 4, 2020
    Barbara Gomez, Professional Adjunct Lecturer and Illinois TESOL-BE board member, was honored with the Marsha Santelli Award at the 2020 Illinois TESOL-BE Convention

  • Professor Pens Conference Report on the Educational Legacy of Janusz Korczak Professor Pens Conference Report on the Educational Legacy of Janusz Korczak

    April 27, 2020
    For the 9th International Conference on the Educational Legacy of Janusz Korczak, Proferssor Sara Efrat Efron authored a report describing the exciting and vibrant discussions that took place about Korczak’s moral and educational legacy as a springboard for creative and transformative forms of education appropriate for the 21st century

  • Faculty Member Elected as Officer of AERA SIG Faculty Member Elected as Officer of AERA SIG

    April 27, 2020
    Associate Professor Elizabeth Minor has been elected to be Secretary/Treasurer for the Special Interest Group (SIG): School Effectiveness and School Improvement within the American Educational Research Association (AERA)

  • Faculty Publication Faculty Publication

    April 20, 2020
    An article by Associate Professor Sadia Warsi, "Welcoming Refugee Children into Early Childhood Classrooms," was selected to be part of a recently published book

  • Professor Emerita Presents at SITE 2020 Professor Emerita Presents at SITE 2020

    April 20, 2020
    Emerita professor Arlene Borthwick was a co-presenter for several sessions at the most recent Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) conference. Like many events these days, the conference was held completely online via Zoom

     

  • Students Present with Professor at Illinois TESOL-BE 2020 Students Present with Professor at Illinois TESOL-BE 2020

    April 13, 2020
    Professor Kristin Lems, ESL/Bilingual Education, presented with six of her current NLU students in three different workshops at the Illinois Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages - Bilingual Education (TESOL-BE) Annual Convention in Lisle, IL held February 28-29, 2020

  • Faculty Publication Faculty Publication

    April 13, 2020
    Associate Professor Leslie Katch has published an article entitled "Increasing Parenting Self-Efficacy: The Fussy Baby Network® Intervention" in the April issue of the Infant Mental Health Journal

  • NCE Student Wins IPA Board Election NCE Student Wins IPA Board Election

    April 7, 2020
    Marcus Belin, NLU doctoral candidate in Educational Leadership, has been elected President of the Board of Directors for the Illinois Principals Association (IPA)

  • Professor Emeritus News Professor Emeritus News

    April 6, 2020
    Professor Emeritus Carlos M. Azcoitia participated in a panel session at the 2020 Carnegie Foundation Summit on Improvement in Education held April 1-3

  • Faculty Publication Faculty Publication

    March 26, 2020
    Associate Professor Vito Dipinto and alum Anthony Tournis co-authored the chapter "...It Was a Terrible Mistake!": Science, Chemistry, and Storytelling, published in Chemistry Student Success: A Field-Tested, Evidence-Based Guide on March 25 by the American Chemical Society

  • Faculty Member Elected to ChLA Committee Faculty Member Elected to ChLA Committee

    March 23, 2020
    Associate Professor Ruth Quiroa has been elected to the Article Award Committee of the Children's Literature Association (ChLA)

  • Faculty Publication Faculty Publication

    March 10, 2020
    An article co-written by Professors Jeffrey Winter, Sherri Bressman, and Efrat Sara Efron has just been published in the print version of the journal International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education, Vol. 9 No. 1, pp. 37-51

  • NCE Doctoral Candidates from the University of Dubuque Participate in Doctoral Hooding Ceremony NCE Doctoral Candidates from the University of Dubuque Participate in Doctoral Hooding Ceremony

    March 10, 2020
    On Saturday, March 7, 2020, NCE convened a doctoral hooding ceremony in the Blades Chapel at the University of Dubuque (UD) in Iowa to celebrate Ed.D. degree completion by eight candidates who were UD faculty and staff

  • NCE at IDEAcon 2020 NCE at IDEAcon 2020

    March 9, 2020
    NCE faculty and alumni presented at IDEAcon, formerly the ICE Conference, held February 24-27 in Schaumburg, IL

  • Associate Professor Receives Award Associate Professor Receives Award

    March 4, 2020
    Associate Professor, Karen Tardrew, was awarded the International Visual Literary Association’s (IVLA) John L. Debes Award at the 51st annual conference held in Leuven, Belgium this past October

  • Faculty Presentation Faculty Presentation

    March 3, 2020
    Professor Mark Shinn was a co-presenter for "Advancing the Field: Advice From Pioneers of Modern School Psychology" at the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) 2020 Annual Convention held February 18-21 in Baltimore, MD

  • Faculty Publication Faculty Publication

    March 3, 2020
    In collaboration with researchers at University of Illinois, Dr. Xiaoli Wen, associate professor of Early Childhood Education, published an article in a top journal of Early Education and Development

  • NCE at AACTE NCE at AACTE

    March 3, 2020
    NCE faculty attended and presented at The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) 72nd Annual Meeting, held February 28-March 1 in Atlanta, GA

  • Practice-Based Teaching PLC in Action at NCE Practice-Based Teaching PLC in Action at NCE

    February 28, 2020
    On Thursday, February 20, about 20 faculty members from Teacher Preparation and Advanced Professional Programs met at the North Shore Campus for the 2nd Practice-Based Teaching Retreat of the year

  • Recent Faculty Publications and Presentations Recent Faculty Publications and Presentations

    February 25, 2020
    Highlighting some of the presentations and publications of our NCE Faculty over the past few months

  • Professor's Cross Cultural Education Class Visits IMAN Professor's Cross Cultural Education Class Visits IMAN

    February 17, 2020
    Recently, Professor Kristin Lems became aware of a community resource within walking distance where she was teaching an NCE course, and arranged a field trip for her students

  • Faculty Spotlight Faculty Spotlight

    February 10, 2020
    Associate Professor Ruth Quiroa is a Selection Committee Member for the Jane Addams Children's Book Award, currently serving three award cycles 2019-2022

  • Professor Emerita Publication News Professor Emerita Publication News

    February 5, 2020
    The 6th Edition of Professor Emerita Ruth Ravid's book, Practical Statistics for Educators has been published by Rowman & Littlefield.

  • New State Initiatives Provide Support for Early Childhood Education
New State Initiatives Provide Support for Early Childhood Education

    February 3, 2020
    Ayn Keneman, Professor of Early Childhood Education and Board Member of El Valor, was invited to host Governor JB Pritzker's recent visit to the Reyes Children & Family Center at El Valor on January 22 in Chicago

  • 29th Annual Reading Recovery Conference a Huge Success 29th Annual Reading Recovery Conference a Huge Success

    February 3, 2020
    The 2020 Comprehensive Literacy & Reading Recovery Conference was recently held in Chicago on January 22-24. Over 800 attendees arrived from 22 states, Canada, and even Japan!

  • Introducing Congruent Thoughts by Aleks and George Introducing Congruent Thoughts by Aleks and George

    January 30, 2020
    Professor George Litman and assistant professor Aleksandra Veselovsky launched Congruent Thoughts, a blog for math educators offering resources, ideas, suggestions, and practical advice

  • Investing in New Teacher Success Investing in New Teacher Success

    January 27, 2020
    The National Heritage Academies (NHA) called upon educational leadership studies assistant professor Gloria McDaniel-Hall and her colleague Jessica Angle to help the network overcome its substantial teacher attrition challenge

  • Associate Professor is Running for School Board in WI Associate Professor is Running for School Board in WI

    Janury 27, 2020
    Associate Professor Todd Price is a candidate for the Kenosha Unified School Board in the state of Wisconsin

  • Subsequent Endorsement Rule Changes Subsequent Endorsement Rule Changes

    January 21, 2020
    NCE leadership have pulled together information to navigate the most recent Illinois State Baord fo Education (ISBE) rule changes regarding subsequent endorsements

  • Faculty Spotlight Faculty Spotlight

    January 21, 2020
    Associate Professor Kamau Rashid recently presented "The Battle for Nubia: Anderson Thompson's Key Concerns about the Conceptualization of the Role of Nubia, Ancient and Modern" at the Association for the Study of Classical African Civilizations (ASCAC) - Midwest Regional Conference in Chicago, IL

  • McCormick Center Expands Quality Assessment to Chicago McCormick Center Expands Quality Assessment to Chicago

    January 17, 2020
    The McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership at National Louis University was awarded contracts with the Chicago Department of Family Support Services and Chicago Public Schools to conduct consistent classroom quality assessments for all Chicago Early Learning programs.

  • Recent Faculty Publications Recent Faculty Publications

    January 14, 2020
    Highlighting some of the publications from our NCE faculty over the past few months

  • Book of the Year Award for NCE Professors Book of the Year Award for NCE Professors

    January 6, 2020
    The book Writing the Literature Review: A Practical Guide by Professor Sara Efrat Efron and Professor Emerita Ruth Ravid has been announced as a winner in the 2019 Book of the Year Awards by the American Journal of Nursing (AJN), honored with first place in the Nursing Research category

  • NCE Professor at NLU Partner's Toy Drive NCE Professor at NLU Partner's Toy Drive

    December 20, 2019
    Ayn Keneman, Professor of Early Childhood Education and Board Member of El Valor, participated in the Toy Drive for the Carlos H. Cantu Children & Family Center in Little Village on Thursday, December 12

  • NCE at Conference Featuring State Superintendent NCE at Conference Featuring State Superintendent

    December 16, 2019
    Several NCE faculty members attended the 43rd annual Multilingual Illinois 2019 Conference, featuring Carmen I. Ayala, Illinois State Superintendent of Education

  • Recent Faculty Presentations and Publications Recent Faculty Presentations and Publications

    December 10, 2019
    Highlighting some of the presentations and publications of our NCE Faculty over the past few months

  • Associate Professor Becomes ISTE Certified Educator Associate Professor Becomes ISTE Certified Educator

    December 9, 2019
    Associate Professor Donna Wakefield has become an ISTE Certified Educator. This competency-based certification ecognizes educators who use edtech for learning in meaningful and transformative ways

  • NCE Residency Coordinator Presents as Research Fellow NCE Residency Coordinator Presents as Research Fellow

    December 9, 2019
    Assistant Professor Janet Lorch, Residency Coordinator, was recently nominated to be a Research Fellow for the Teacher Residency Research Conference hosted by the University of South Florida's Urban Teacher Residency Partnership Program

  • NCE Student Breaks Down Language Barriers in D65 NCE Student Breaks Down Language Barriers in D65

    December 3, 2019
    Teresa Cabrera, a current ESL/Bilingual student attending a cohort through Evanston District 65, was recently honored in the district's Fast 5 communication

  • Fall 2019 Issue of i.e.: inquiry in education Released Fall 2019 Issue of i.e.: inquiry in education Released

    December 2, 2019
    The i.e. editorial team has announced the publication of the Fall 2019 issue of i.e.: inquiry in education, NCE's peer-reviewed online journal has been released

  • Faculty Presentations at Multilingual Illinois 2019 Faculty Presentations at Multilingual Illinois 2019

    December 2, 2019
    NCE faculty will present at the 43rd Annual Statewide Conference for Teachers Serving Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Students that will be held December 3-6 in Oak Brook, IL

  • NCE Director to Speak at Center for Success Meeting on 12/5 NCE Director to Speak at Center for Success Meeting on 12/5

    December 2, 2019
    Professor Sherri Bressman, Director of Teacher Preparation, will be a Guest Speaker for the Center for Success in High-Need Schools, presenting a webinar at the upcoming meeting of their Program Assessment, Accountability, Accreditation and Policy (PAAAP) task force

  • Alum Named 2019 DoDEA Teacher of the Year Alum Named 2019 DoDEA Teacher of the Year

    November 25, 2019
    Anna Sansone (M.A.T. ‘11) was selected as the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) 2019 Teacher of the Year

  • NLU Hosts U-46 Interconnect for Higher Ed Partners NLU Hosts U-46 Interconnect for Higher Ed Partners

    November 25, 2019
    Last week, NLU hostedan Interconnect forum of Elgin School District U-46 partners at our Wheeling Campus, welcoming over 50 other College of Education leadership and faculty as well as student teachers

  • NCE at NCSS Annual Conference NCE at NCSS Annual Conference

    November 19, 2019
    NCE faculty will be present at the 99th Annual Conference of the National Council for the Social Studies is being held November 22-24 in Austin, TX

  • McCormick Center Presents at NAEYC Conference McCormick Center Presents at NAEYC Conference

    November 18, 2019
    Members of the McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership are attending the National Association for the Education of Young Children’s (NAEYC) annual conference on November 20-23 in Nashville, TN

  • Alumni Spotlight Alumni Spotlight

    November 18, 2019
    Misty Richmond (M.Ed. ‘15) is one of three Illinois state finalists for the prestigious 2018-2019 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST)

  • Faculty Publication Faculty Publication

    November 15, 2019
    Professor Sara Efrat Efron and Professor Emerita Ruth Ravid's second edition of their book, Action Research in Education: A Practical Guide, has been published by Guilford Press

  • NCE Works with School District Receiving State Grant NCE Works with School District Receiving State Grant

    November 12, 2019
    NLU in partnership with School District 187 North Chicago has been awarded a grant from the Illinois State Board of Education to develop a teacher residency program to prepare teachers who are “day one ready" to bring success to students in high need schools

  • Faculty Publications Faculty Publications

    November 12, 2019
    Professor Mark Newman has co-authored a book with Professor Emeritus Donna Ogle titled, Visual Literacy: Reading, Thinking, and Communicating with Visuals

  • Faculty Member Elected as Officer of ACTFL SIG Faculty Member Elected as Officer of ACTFL SIG

    November 11, 2019
    Assistant Professor Jack Denny has been elected to the position of Secretary of the Research Special Interest Group for the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)

  • CAEP Accreditation Visit CAEP Accreditation Visit

    November 6, 2019
    The National College of Education and Undergraduate College at National Louis University hosted accreditation visit by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) on November 3-5, 2019

  • Professor to Serve on Board at Nielsen Center Professor to Serve on Board at Nielsen Center

    November 4, 2019
    Dr. Ayn Keneman (ECE) has been invited to serve on the Board of the Gertrude B. Nielsen Childcare and Early Learning Center in Northbrook, IL

  • Professor Emeritus News Professor Emeritus News

    November 4, 2019
    Read on to learn more about some of the intersting things our professor emertus have been up to

  • New America Report Released New America Report Released

    October 29, 2019
    New America, a think tank nonprofit based in D.C., has released a report from their July visit to NLU, detailing our NLU-CPS residency program that is focused on recruiting and supporting Latinx teachers

  • Faculty Presentations at ILA Conference Faculty Presentations at ILA Conference

    October 28, 2019
    Several NCE faculty members recently presented at the International Literacy Association 2019 Conference, held in New Orleans, LA on October 10-13

  • Professor Engages in Opportunity to Learn Professor Engages in Opportunity to Learn

    October 28, 2019
    Professor Kristin Lems has reported on a recent trip coordinated by Dear Evanston, an organization dedicated to equity, inclusion, and serving as a catalyst for change

     

  • Teacher Preparation edTPA Workshop Held Oct 14 Teacher Preparation edTPA Workshop Held Oct 14

    October 28, 2019
    Teacher Preparation faculty participated in a full day edTPA workshop with Dr. Lori Kroeger, a national edTPA consultant from Rowan College in New Jersey, on October 14 at the Wheeling Campus

  • Recent Faculty News Recent Faculty News

    October 22, 2019
    Highlighting some of the publications, presentations and accomplishments of NCE faculty over the past weeks

  • Faculty Publications in IRC Journal Faculty Publications in IRC Journal

    October 14, 2019
    Articles by NCE faculty members have been published in the Fall 2019 edition of the Illinois Reading Council Journal

  • Faculty Presentations at IRC Conference Faculty Presentations at IRC Conference

    October 14, 2019
    Thousands of literacy advocates, educators, and researchers gathered for Literacy in the Spotlight, the 52nd Annual Conference of the Illinois Reading Council (IRC), on October 3-4, 2019 in Peoria, IL

  • NCE Teacher Prep Engage in Community Building Circles Practice NCE Teacher Prep Engage in Community Building Circles Practice

    October 7, 2019
    NCE welcomed Gina Harris and Frances Kraft from Oak Park’s Equity Team to help us tackle the question of inclusivity in Higher Education on October 2 at the Chicago Campus

  • McCormick Center Invited to National Conference McCormick Center Invited to National Conference

    September 30, 2019
    Donna Jacobson, McCormick Center's Executive Director, and Teri Talan, Michael Louis Chair and Senior Policy Advisor, were invited to participate in the Alliance for Early Success's conference, Elevating State Policies for and with the Early Education Profession: Taking Stock, Moving Forward on September 24-25 in Milwaukee, WI

  • NCE Continues Partnership on SEC Mentor Teacher Coaching NCE Continues Partnership on SEC Mentor Teacher Coaching

    September 30, 2019
    Last week, members of NCE, Northwestern University and Maine Township D207 met to discuss their ongoing Mentor Teacher Coaching initiative

  • Faculty and Supervisors Engage in Professional Development Faculty and Supervisors Engage in Professional Development

    September 17, 2019
    NLU faculty and University Supervisors, met on September 12 to engage in professional development on how to support and mentor student teachers

  • NCE Joins Butterfly Celebration at El Valor NCE Joins Butterfly Celebration at El Valor

    September 23, 2019
    Dr. Ayn Keneman, Professor of Early Childhood Education and Board Member of El Valor, attended the annual Monarch Butterfly Release at El Valor in Chicago on September 11

  • NCE Hosts Ed Leaders at Fall Connection NCE Hosts Ed Leaders at Fall Connection

    September 16, 2019
    NCE hosted four local education leaders on September 4 for the annual NLU Connection to speak to our community about their background and insight as it relates to equity, inclusion and cultural competence in PK-12 classrooms

  • NCE Welcomes New Faculty and Leadership NCE Welcomes New Faculty and Leadership

    September 1, 2019
    NCE welcomes new fulltime faculty and leadership this fall, who bring expertise, experience, and represent an unprecedented opportunity for us to build upon the college’s community impact

  • D187 Partnership Grant to Prepare, Retain Teachers D187 Partnership Grant to Prepare, Retain Teachers

    September 1, 2019
    NLU, in partnership with School District 187 North Chicago, has been awarded a grant from the Illinois State Board of Education to develop a teacher residency program to prepare teachers who are “day one ready" to bring success to students in high need schools

  • NCE Professor Nominates Student Awardee NCE Professor Nominates Student Awardee

    August 26, 2019
    Professor Jeffrey Winter served as Nominator for student Meghan Moffett, who has received the Illinois Association of Teacher Educators (IATE) Student Teacher/Intern Award

  • Faculty Presentation in Bulgaria Faculty Presentation in Bulgaria

    August 20, 2019
    NLU Reading Recovery Trainer JaNiece Elzy, Ed.D., and IDEC Director Jeff Brymer-Bashore as they are headed to Bulgaria to present at the SGEM Conference on Social Sciences & Arts at the end of August

  • Professor Emeritus Publication Professor Emeritus Publication

    August 19, 2019
    An article co-authored by Professor Emeritus Arlene Borthwick was published this month, "Preparing New Teachers: How Collaboration Across Professional Associations Can Advance Technology Infusion."

  • Faculty Presentation at 2019 EED Summit Faculty Presentation at 2019 EED Summit

    August 12, 2019
    Janet Lorch, Residency Coordinator, and Shaunti Knauth, NLU Director of Engaged Research recently presented at the 2019 Effective Educator Development (EED) Annual Grantee Summit held August 7-9 in Arlington, VA

  • Residencies’ Community Walk Kicked Off August 5 Residencies’ Community Walk Kicked Off August 5

    August 12, 2019
    Last Monday, all five of NCE’s Chicago residency groups (AUSL ELE, AUSL MGE, CPS ELE BIL, CPS ECE BIL, CPS ECE SPE) met in the Chicago Campus Atrium to kick-off the annual Community Walk project

  • Book Published by McCormick Center Employees on Whole Leadership Book Published by McCormick Center Employees on Whole Leadership

    August 8, 2019
    We are pleased to announce the recent publishing of Building on Whole Leadership: Energizing and Strengthening Your Early Childhood Program, a book co-authored by faculty and staff at the McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership

  • Spotlight on NCE Alumni Spotlight on NCE Alumni

    July 30, 2019
    Spotlight and congratulations on the recent accomplishments of our NCE alumni

  • Faculty Publication Faculty Publication

    July 29, 2019
    Dr. Mike Abel, Director of Research and Evaluation at the McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership, authored an article, Leadership Gap Unchanged, How Do We Move the Needle?, which is published in the current July/August issue of Exchange,the premiere magazine for early childhood leaders

  • New America Visit New America Visit

    July 29, 2019
    Recently, NCE hosted two representatives from New America, a think tank nonprofit based in Washington, D.C.

  • Dr. Stegemoller Presents in Spain Dr. Stegemoller Presents in Spain

    July 22, 2019
    Associate Professor Jason Stegemoller presented at the 5th International Colloquium on Languages, Cultures, Identity, in Schools and Society held July 3-5 in Soria, Spain

  • $250 investment in your students from National Louis University $250 investment in your students from National Louis University

    Beginning with the fall 2019 term, all teachers who enroll in our M.Ed. program will receive a $250 investment in their students. 

  • NLU at El Valor's 26th Annual Don Quixote Dinner NLU at El Valor's 26th Annual Don Quixote Dinner

    July 8, 2019
    Several NLU faculty and students attended the annual fundraiser for non-profit, El Valor on June 12 at the Hilton Chicago Hotel

  • Faculty Present at ISTE Faculty Present at ISTE

    July 8, 2019
    Assistant Professor Angela Elkordy and Associate Professor Ayn Keneman presented at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference held June 23-26 in Philadelphia

  • NCE Director in Article on Easing Illinois Teacher Shortage NCE Director in Article on Easing Illinois Teacher Shortage

    June 25, 2019
    Pamela Jessee, NCE Director for National Accreditation/CAEP, has been quoted in an article in Chalkbeat, a nonprofit education news outlet

  • Faculty Spotlight Faculty Spotlight

    June 24, 2019
    Assistant Professor Angela Elkordy was an invited participant at the Illinois Licensure Testing System (ILTS) June 2019 Standard Setting and Linking Study Conference held in Springfield, Illinois last week

  • 2nd Annual NCE Faculty Research Symposium 2nd Annual NCE Faculty Research Symposium

    June 17, 2019
    Last week, NCE's Scholarship & Development Committee hosted its 2nd Annual Faculty Research Symposium at the Wheeling Campus

  • NCE Director of Policy Studies at AACTE's Washington Week NCE Director of Policy Studies at AACTE's Washington Week

    May 17, 2019
    Associate Professor Todd Price has reported on his participation at 2019 Washington Week, convened each June in the nation's capital by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)

  • Spring 2019 Issue of i.e.: inquiry in education Spring 2019 Issue of i.e.: inquiry in education

    May 3, 2019
    We are pleased to announce the publication of the Spring 2019 issue of i.e. (Inquiry in Education) journal, which includes several book reviews by NCE faculty

  • University Supervisor Advisory Board Newsletter University Supervisor Advisory Board Newsletter

    May 29, 2019
    The Spring 2019 newsletter has been issued by NLU's University Supervisor Advisory Board (USAB)

  • Faculty Spotlight Faculty Spotlight

    May 28, 2019
    Associate Professor Craig Cunningham participated in the Philosophy of Education Society 75th Annual Meeting held March 13-18 in Richmond, VA

  • The 2019 NLU Doctoral Research Symposium The 2019 NLU Doctoral Research Symposium

    May 28, 2019
    Recently, NCE and CPSA colleges hosted the annual NLU Doctoral Research Symposium at the Chicago Campus

  • NCE at Leadership Connections NCE at Leadership Connections

    May 20, 2019
    Several NCE faculty and administrators attended and presented at the recent McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership's annual Leadership Connections conference, held May 9-11 in Wheeling, IL

  • School Psychology Spring Newsletter School Psychology Spring Newsletter

    May 13, 2019
    The Spring 2019 issue of the School Psychology newsletter is now available

  • Recent Event: The Power of Children's Literature Recent Event: The Power of Children's Literature

    May 13, 2019
    Dr. Sadia Warsi and Dr. Ayn Keneman conducted a 2nd Interactive Workshop on May 1 at the Chicago Campus on The Power of Children's Literature: Building Inclusive Classroom Communities.

  • Faculty Presentation Faculty Presentation

    May 6, 2019
    Associate Professor Xiuwen Wu recently presented a paper at the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) annual international conference held in Las Vegas, Nevada

  • NCE Dean in Article on IL Teacher Vacancies, Proposals NCE Dean in Article on IL Teacher Vacancies, Proposals

    April 22, 2019
    Dean Rob Muller was quoted last week in an article in Chalkbeat, a nonprofit education news outlet.  The article refers to a crisis of more than 1,000 teacher vacancies in Illinois. Click on the headline above to read more about this topic on the NLU blog.

  • ECE Faculty Attend Higher Education Forum ECE Faculty Attend Higher Education Forum

    April 15, 2019
    NCE Early Childhood Education faculty recently attended the 2019 Gateways to Opportunity Higher Education Forum  in Bloomington, IL

  • Dr. McDaniel-Hall Presents at Conference Dr. McDaniel-Hall Presents at Conference

    April 2, 2019
    Assistant Professor Gloria McDaniel-Hall recently presented at the 2019 Association of Teacher Educators (ATE) Annual Conference in Atlanta, Georgia

  • NCE at 2019 AERA Annual Meeting NCE at 2019 AERA Annual Meeting

    April 1, 2019
    Several NCE faculty will share their research and expertise at the upcoming American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, April 5-9 in Toronto, Canada

  • Alum Receives Golden Apple Award  Alum Receives Golden Apple Award

    March 21, 2019
    Greta Kringle (M.A.T. Secondary Education '13), is NCE's most recent recipient of the prestegious Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching.  Click on the headline above to read more about this topic on the NLU blog.

  • Professor Lems Conducts Pre-conference Institute Professor Lems Conducts Pre-conference Institute

    March 20, 2019
    Last week, Professor Kristin Lems conducted a pre-conference institute at the TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) convention in Atlanta, Georgia

  • NCE Alum Running for Mayor of Elkhart, Indiana NCE Alum Running for Mayor of Elkhart, Indiana

    March 19, 2019
    Ashley Molyneaux, 2012 alum of the Ed.S. in Admininstration and Supervion program, is running for mayor of her homwtown of Elkhart, Indiana. Click on the headline above to read more about this topic on the NLU blog

  • Illinois Teacher of the Year Event Illinois Teacher of the Year Event

    March 18, 2019
    Last month, NCE hosted Lindsey Jensen, 2018 Illinois Teacher of the Year at the Chicago Campus

  • Partnership Highlight: Deans for Impact Partnership Highlight: Deans for Impact

    March 11, 2019
    In late February, NCE hosted teacher preparation faculty and leaders from Northern Illinois University and Deans for Impact (DFI), a national nonprofit focused on improving teacher preparation and elevating the teaching profession

  • Professor Emerita Publishes Article Professor Emerita Publishes Article

    March 11, 2019
    Last week, Professor Emerita Arlene Borthwick had an article published in the Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education

  • Alum Wins ECE Educator of the Year Award Alum Wins ECE Educator of the Year Award

    March 6, 2019
    Halle Rubin, a 2016 alum of the Childhood Administration program, won the 2018 Early Childhood Educator of the Year Award through HiMama, an early childhood education blog. Click on the headline above to read more about this topic on the NLU blog

  • Recent Faculty and Alumni Presentations Recent Faculty and Alumni Presentations

    March 4, 2019
    Our NCE faculty and alumni have been busy sharing their expertise at educator conferences and conventions across the U.S.

  • Faculty and Alumni in the Spotlight Faculty and Alumni in the Spotlight

    February 25, 2019
    This month, Dr. Vito Dipinto teamed up with Secondary Education alumni to provide STEM demonstrations and activities to area elementary and high school students

  • Recap of Recent Children's Literature Workshop Recap of Recent Children's Literature Workshop

    February 25, 2019
    In mid-February, Drs. Sadia Wardi and Ayn Keneman designed and led an Interactive Workshop on Children's Literature for Inclusive Environments at the Chicago Campus

  • NLU Featured as One of Best Online Master's in ECE Programs NLU Featured as One of Best Online Master's in ECE Programs

    February 18, 2019
    OnlineMasters.com has selected NLU as one of the Best Online Master's in Early Childhood Education Programs for 2019

  • Alum Running for 20th Ward Alderman Alum Running for 20th Ward Alderman

    February 14, 2019
    Nicole Johnson, 2013 alum of the M.A.T. in Elementarty Education program, is one of the youngest candidates running in the 20th Ward aldermanic election this month. Click on the headline above to read more about this topic on the NLU blog

  • Professor Quiroa Reports on her Caldecott Committee Experience Professor Quiroa Reports on her Caldecott Committee Experience

    February 11, 2019
    Associate Professor Ruth Quiroa has reported on her service as an elected member of the 2019 Caldecott Award Selection Committee, for the term June 2017 through January 2019

  • NCE Alum Among Golden Apple Principals' Award Finalists NCE Alum Among Golden Apple Principals' Award Finalists

    February 11, 2019
    Golden Apple named James Roscoe, Ed.D., a 2011 graduate of NCE’s Ed.D. in Educational Leadership program, as one of eight finalists for its  Golden Apple Awards for Excellence in Leadership. Click on the headline above to read more about this topic on the NLU blog

  • Three Alums Named Golden Apple Award Finalists Three Alums Named Golden Apple Award Finalists

    February 6, 2019
    Golden Apple, a prestigious Illinois nonprofit which bestows highly-sought-after awards for exemplary teaching, has selected three National College of Education alumni as finalists for its 2019 awards. Click on the headline above to read more about this topic on the NLU blog

  • NCE Faculty Spotlight NCE Faculty Spotlight

    February 4, 2019
    Highlighting some of the presentations and accomplishments of NCE faculty over the past months

  • Dr. Lukenchuk Presents at Symposium
 
Dr. Lukenchuk Presents at Symposium

    January 22, 2019
    Associate Professor Antonina Lukenchuk recently presented at the Critical Questions in Education Symposium held in Kansas City, Missouri.

  • Faculty Publication Faculty Publication

    January 22, 2019
    Professor Sara Efrat Efron published a chapter in M. Michalaka's book, The Rights of the Child Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

  • NLU's Reading Recovery Conference Takes Place Next Week NLU's Reading Recovery Conference Takes Place Next Week

    January 18, 2019
    More than 1,000 educators will be attending National Louis University’s annual Illinois Comprehensive Literacy and Reading Recovery Conference, to be held Jan. 23-25 in Chicago. Click on the headline above to read more about this topic on the NLU blog

  • Dr. Cooper Awarded ISPA Grant Dr. Cooper Awarded ISPA Grant

    January 14, 2019
    NCE's Assistant Professor Jennifer Cooper has been awarded the 2019 Illinois School Psychologists Association Practitioner Research Grant

  • Professor Emeritus Interviewed by Univision Professor Emeritus Interviewed by Univision

    January 7, 2019
    Last month, Univision TV hosted Professor Emeritus Carlos Azcoitia in an on-air interview

 


 

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Locations
  • CHICAGO DOWNTOWN CAMPUS

    NLU’s Chicago campus on South Michigan Avenue occupies five floors of the historic Peoples Gas Building. This landmark building, across the street from the Art Institute of Chicago and Grant Park, is easily accessible by train, bus and car and is surrounded by restaurants, parking lots/garages and shops.

    122 S. Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60603
    (888) 658.8632
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  • ELGIN

    Conveniently located in a fast-growing business district off I-90 and Route 31, NLU Elgin features 10 classrooms with high-tech media equipment; a computer lab with high-speed Internet access; two conference rooms; and comfortable student lounges. Parking is free at this recently remodeled and upgraded teaching site, which now includes wireless Internet access.

    620 Tollgate Road
    Elgin, IL 60123
    (888) 658.8632
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  • NORTH SHORE

    Opened in the summer of 2006, NLU North Shore at Skokie is a state-of-the-art modern campus located just off the Edens Expressway near the Old Orchard Shopping Center. The campus includes 44 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a walk-in lab in the library; six conference rooms; a public café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; and multiple, comfortable student lounge areas.

    5202 Old Orchard Road
    Skokie, IL 60077
    (888) 658.8632
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  • LISLE

    Located just minutes from the East-West Tollway (I-88), NLU Lisle features 42 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a separate walk-in lab in the library; a café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; conference rooms; and six comfortable student lounge areas with wireless access.

    850 Warrenville Road
    Lisle, IL 60532
    (888) 658.8632
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  • WHEELING

    Located in one of Chicago's major northwest suburbs, the newly renovated NLU Wheeling includes 20 classrooms with high-tech media equipment, four conference rooms, four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, large student lounge areas with wireless capabilities and interactive video capabilities, and an extensive research library. The site also houses the university library research collection.

    1000 Capitol Drive
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (888) 658.8632
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  • FLORIDA (TAMPA)

    Established in 1988 and located in one of Tampa's major business districts, NLU's Florida Regional Center serves students in 13 counties in central Florida. In addition to its classrooms, the National Louis University Tampa Regional Center features a computer lab, student lounges, and conference room.

    5110 Sunforest Drive, Suite 102
    Tampa, FL 33634
    (800) 366.6581
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