blog postsMilitary Families Learning Network Team Wins Diversity Award for their 2018 Virtual ConferenceNov 11, 2019 12:30 pm104 views The National Extension Association for Family Consumer Sciences awarded the Mary W. Wells Diversity Award to the Military Families Learning Network team for their extraordinary collaborative effort reaching many military family service providers through their 2018 virtual conference, Cultural Competency: Awareness, Action, and Advocacy.Special Education Department Seeking PhD Students for Five ProgramsNov 8, 2019 1:45 pm115 views Four new awards this fall from the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) make for five projects that the Special Education department is currently recruiting doctoral students to particpate in starting Fall 2020.Cameron McCarthy Invited to Speak at Cambridge University on Elite Schools ResearchNov 6, 2019 7:00 pm42 views Professor of EPOL Cameron McCarthy recently spoke to the Faculty of Education at Cambridge University.Dr. Natasha Jankowski and Dr. Gianina Baker Help Advance ‘Trends in Assessment’Nov 4, 2019 11:30 am30 views Two scholars from the College of Education and the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA), Dr. Natasha Jankowski and Dr. Gianina Baker, have authored the opening chapter to a recently published book Trends in Assessment: Ideas, Opportunities, and Issues for Higher Education.Special Education's Amy Santos Named to the Illinois Interagency Council on Early InterventionNov 4, 2019 10:15 am163 views Governor J.B. Pritzker has appointed professor Rosa Milagros (Amy) Santos to the statewide Illinois Interagency Council on Early Intervention. Congratulations to Dr. Santos on this honor.Special Education's Magen Rooney-Kron Wins 2019 AAIDD Research Interest Network ScholarshipOct 28, 2019 1:00 pm144 views Magen Rooney-Kron, doctoral student in the Department of Special Education, has won a 2019 Research Interest Network Scholarship from the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD).Collaborator in ECE Discusses How VR is Transforming How her Students LearnOct 28, 2019 10:00 am0 views Meet Raluca Ilie, a professor in the University of Illinois’ Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering who is transforming the way her students learn by using virtual reality to help them better understand complex electrical-engineering concepts.Dean Anderson Quoted in Forbes Article about Success of HBCUsOct 24, 2019 10:30 am126 views HBCUs have maintained their positive institutional identities. They understand that to be well-educated means more than narrow vocational focus. Dr. James D. Anderson, dean of the College of Education at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and leading historian of HBCUs, told me that during his time at Stillman College, students were expected to master the literary arts regardless of their particular major.Invited Talk: Integrating Computational Thinking with Mathematics Education (October 30, 2 p.m., 210A)Oct 21, 2019 11:45 am29 views Dr. Arnulfo Perez, Assistant Professor of Math Education from The Ohio State University, will present in this invited talk on Wednesday, October 30 at 2 p.m., Room 210A. Abstract: What does computational thinking (CT) mean for mathematics education, and how can it change what is possible for a wide range of learners?Spring 2020 Seminar EPS 590-BB1 Black Women Activists in Education (CRN 47931)Oct 19, 2019 4:30 pm6 views Enroll Now for Spring 2020: Seminar in Educational Policy Studies EPS 590-BB1 Black Women Activists in Education (CRN #47931), Professor Bernice Barnett, Tuesday, 1-3:50pm, Room 323 Educ Bldg, 4 CreditsMagen Rooney, SPED Grad Student, a Finalist in the 2019 Research Live! Competition!Oct 17, 2019 10:15 am2 views You're invited and encouraged to attend the final event on Tuesday, October 22 from 4-6 p.m. at Stage 5 in the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts to see the final presentations and support Magen. Check out this free event, open to the public! https://grad.illinois.edu/research-live/eventOCCRL Research Associate Recognized by Alma MaterOct 17, 2019 10:15 am245 views Angel Luis Velez, a research associate in the Office of Community College Research and Leadership (OCCRL), was recognized by the institution this year with the Outstanding GOLD Alumni Award for his dedication in serving marginalized communities through principled research and leadership.Call for Abstracts: 11th Annual College of Education Graduate Student ConferenceOct 16, 2019 10:00 am24 views 2020 VISION: RESHAPING OUR APPROACH TO EDUCATION The 2020 College of Education Graduate Student Conference is calling for scholarship that shifts the educational fields with a sense of visionary novelty. The University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign continues to create space for graduate level research that revels in reshaping education for the future within every discipline of education on national and global scales. For more information, visit https://go.education.illinois.edu/gsc.Your Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) Can Fund Programs in the College of EducationOct 15, 2019 10:00 am95 views You can make a tax-free distribution from your IRA directly to the University of Illinois Foundation and support scholarships, fellowships, or programming in the College of Education.Rochelle Gutierrez' Work Influences Seattle Schools' Push to 'Rehumanize' MathOct 15, 2019 9:45 am2 views Professor of mathematics education in Curriculum & Instruction, Rochelle Gutierrez and her work on "rehumanizing" math education, was featured in an Education Week story referencing Seattle Schools' recent push to integrate ethnic-studies questions into core subjects.