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  • Master's Degree in Education Programs Ranked #24 Nationally by TFE Times

    The College of Education at Illinois' Master's degree in Education programs was recently named #24 in the TFE Times 2019 Best Master's of Education Rankings.

    TFE Times is an online platform that offers news on business, culture, and tech to its users. Additionally it provides rankings on colleges, accounting, business analytics, computer engineering, economics, education, finance, law, management, marketing, and medicine.

  • 2018-19 Hardie Faculty Fellow Talk: Dr. Rachel Roegman

    May 7, 2019 / 1:00-2:00 PM / 22 Education Bldg.

    As the recipient of the 2018-19 Hardie Faculty Fellow Award, Dr. Rachel Roegman will present her research and findings in a talk entitled "Equity Visits: Integrating Equity and Instruction in Educational Leadership Practice". Everyone is welcome to attend.

  • Seeking Editorial Assistant(s) for Educational Theory for the 2019–2020 Academic Year

    Educational Theory, published here at the University of Illinois, is seeking to hire a quarter-time research assistant for the coming academic year to perform various research functions and provide editorial, office, and website and social media support. Our office produces six issues of the journal each year.

    This is an annual nine-month position; however, continuation for additional years of support may be possible. The attached file includes the full job description. 

    If you are interested, please submit a one-page letter of application to Nicholas Burbules by Monday, April 22, along with a resume and three references. In your letter, please describe any relevant work experiences you might have had (editorial experience, work with similar publications, experience with web or social media projects, etc.). Please note especially your skill level with programs such as MS Word, MS Excel, and Adobe Acrobat, and if you have any experience with programs such as Adobe InDesign, Dreamweaver, and/or Photoshop.

  • Two Education Faculty Members Honored with 2019 Campus Awards

    Two members of the College of Education are among the 23 faculty and staff members and graduate teaching assistants honored for excellence in teaching, mentoring and advising through the 2019 Campus Awards. 

  • Database Trial: APA's PsycEXTRA

    The Library is offering a trial of a database that includes “grey literature” resources in the social and behavioral sciences. PsycEXTRA is an APA database that compiles what is known as grey literature, materials that go beyond traditional peer-reviewed research material. It includes resources such as conference materials, factsheets, reports, standards/guidelines, and other hard-to-find content.

    The trial is available until April 24. If it gets a lot of use and we receive positive feedback, we will consider subscribing to it. Please spread the word about the trial if you are interested, and feedback is welcome. Thank you!

    Here is the trial link for PsycExtra:

    Please note the trial is good until April 24 and we are looking forward to your feedback.

    Yali Feng

    Visiting Behavioral Sciences Research & Data Services Librarian

  • Special Education Professor Emeritus Bob Henderson Passes Away

    It is with much sadness that we report the recent passing of our dear friend and colleague, Dr. Bob Henderson. He died peacefully in his sleep at age 94. As one of the true pioneers in the field of Special Education, he will be missed greatly. More information to come in the near future as plans are made to honor and remember Dr. Henderson.

  • Sarah Zehr Honored with CAPE Award

    Congratulations to Education Policy, Organization & Leadership alumna and adjunct assistant professor Sarah Zehr, who has been named a 2019 Chancellor's Academic Professional Excellence (CAPE) awardee. The CAPE award was established to recognize academic professionals for their work, personal and professional contributions. Individuals are nominated, reviewed by a committee, and approved by Chancellor Robert Jones.

  • Chancellor Michael Aiken to be Awarded at 2019 Convocation

    Michael T. Aiken, who served as the sixth chancellor of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from 1993-2001, will be awarded an honorary PhD this spring. Chancellor Aiken’s visionary leadership laid a foundation for transparent strategic planning, robust philanthropic support, experiential learning for students, and support for translational research as an engine of economic development.

  • Idalia Nunez Receives Three Awards for Dissertation

    Curriculum & Instruction Assistant Professor Idalia Nunez has been recognized with three awards in 2019 for her outstanding dissertation.

  • Ronald S. Rochon Inaugurated as President of the University of Southern Indiana

    April 5-6, 2019, the University of Southern Indiana celebrated the inauguration of its fourth president, Education at Illinois alumnus Ronald S. Rochon, Ph.D. ’97 EPS.

  • Arlette Willis Honored with John J. Gumperz Memorial Award for Distinguished Lifetime Scholarship from AERA

    Professor Arlette Willis will receive this award at the 2019 AERA Annual Meeting from the Language and Social Processes special interest group (SIG).

  • 2019 HRD Graduate Student Research Conference

    The Human Resource Development (HRD) Program of the Department of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership is excited to present the Seventh Annual HRD Graduate Student Research Conference. HRD graduate students will present their research projects from various milestones during the program.

  • Apply to GLOBE for Leadership Opportunities and to Expand your Global Competency!

    Looking for leadership opportunities that will better prepare you to work with your future students? GLOBE (Global Leaders Orange and Blue Engagement) is a program with International Education that groups domestic and international students together to collaboratively learn about each other's cultures, perspectives, and values. In an increasingly pluralistic and global society, GLOBE offers teacher candidates a great opportunity to learn first-hand about the cultures and people we will be working with in the future. Apply at

  • 2019 AERA Program | Now Available

    Heading to the 2019 AERA Annual Meeting in Toronto, April 5-9? As always, the College of Education has several members involved in and leading presentations, discussions, and more. Download or view our 2019 AERA Program to mark your calendar and support your colleagues' participation at this important conference. 

  • Porshe Garner Wins 2019 AERA Arts Based Educational Research SIG Outstanding Dissertation Award

    Congratulations to Education Policy, Organization & Leadership's Porshe Garner, Ph.D, who is the recipient of the AERA Arts Based Educational Research (ABER) Outstanding Dissertation Award for the best Doctoral Dissertation that explores, is an exemplar of, and pushes the boundaries of arts-based educational research. Garner will present highlights from her dissertation at the Annual Meeting.