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  • College Award Nominations | Deadline is February 18

    The 2019-2020 College awards competition is underway. College awards are located here. All awards are listed on this page and link to application details. We encourage you to nominate faculty, academic professionals, staff, and teaching assistants for excellence by the deadline. For 2020, a a new award has been added, Excellence in Online Teaching.

  • Sign Up for Researcher Background Checks for Spring 2020 - School Researchers ONLY

    Accurate Biometrics will visit the College of Education, Room 333, on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 between 10 a.m. and noon to administer fingerprint criminal background checks.

    This on-site background check is available to school researchers ONLY. Students in teacher education programs needing background checks for the Council on Teacher Education (CoTE) must make individual appointments at the Accurate Biometrics location of their choice.

    To sign up, login at 

  • NILOA to be Honored with ACPA’s Contribution to Higher Education Award

    The National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA), will be honored with the 2020 Contribution to Higher Education Award at this year’s American College Personnel Association (ACPA) Annual Convention in Nashville, TN. The Contribution to Higher Education Award recognizes individuals and organizations who advance a broad higher education agenda through meaningful work at the institutional, regional, and national levels. This award acknowledges the impact NILOA has had across the higher education landscape as they work tirelessly to inform and enhance assessment work focused on improvement of teaching and learning.

  • Associate Professor Meghan Burke Named a Fellow of the AAIDD

    Special Education's Burke is among the select individuals promoted to Fellow of the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, and will be honored at the AAIDD's 144th Annual Meeting this summer.

  • Foundation's UIDEA Program Extends Application Deadline to January 24

    Have you heard of UIDEA? UIDEA is just one component of a larger innovation ecosystem that spans the University System. The accelerator offers another avenue for innovation at Illinois and is meant to fast track advancement innovation initiatives where desired and when other resources may not be available.

  • Early Childhood Education Program Exemplary in Learning Outcomes Assessment

    Congratulations to the Department of Curriculum & Instruction, whose BS program in Early Childhood Education was identified as exemplary in the Learning Outcomes Assessment Update for AY 2018-2019. Fewer than 10 percent of all degree programs at the university received this recognition.

  • Spring 2020 EPS 590-BB1 "Black Women Activists in Education"

    Enroll Today! Spring 2020 Seminar EPS 590-BB1 Black Women Activists in Education (CRN #47931), Professor Bernice Barnett, Tuesday, 1-3:50 p.m., Room 323 Education Bldg, 4 Credits

  • Rachel Lauren Storm (PhD ‘20, EPOL) Named Fred S. Bailey Fellow

    University of Illinois College of Education doctoral candidate Rachel Storm (EPOL) has been named one of two 2019-2020 Fred S. Bailey Fellowship recipients from YMCA of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

  • Image of Research Competition NOW OPEN

    Graduate and professional students enrolled at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are invited to submit images of their research, creative or scholarly work, along with a short narrative sharing how it has impacted them or others.

    The entry deadline is Monday, January 27, 2020.

  • 2020 INTC Leadership Conference Announces Keynote Speaker

    Dr. Richard M. Ingersoll will be the keynote speaker at the 2020 INTC Leadership Conference.

  • On-Site Researcher Background Checks Sign-Up | SAVE THE DATE

    Accurate Biometrics will visit the College of Education, Room 333, on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 between 10 a.m. and noon to administer fingerprint criminal background checks. You must have a background check on file to conduct research in local schools this academic year.

  • Spring 2020 College Research Awards Competition | SAVE THE DATE(S)

    The following Spring 2020 College Research Awards competitions open January 30, and close at 5 p.m. on February 28, 2020:

    • Hardie Conference Travel Awards for Students & Faculty
    • Hardie Dissertation Awards
    • Faculty Fellows
    • Distinguished Scholar
  • Children (5-17 yrs) Needed for Paid Research Study about Hearing in Noise

    The Department of Speech and Hearing Science is recruiting children for a paid research study about hearing in noise. We're looking for children (5-17 yrs) who speak English as their first language and have no history of hearing loss.

  • Alumna Ebonie Durham, Ed.M. '14, EAL, Named Pahara-NextGen Fellow

    Congratulations to Educational Administration & Leadership alumna Ebonie Durham, who has been named a Pahara Institute Next-Gen Fellow for their Winter 2020 cohort.

  • Spring Break: STUDY IN COSTA RICA

    Earn course credit during spring break!

    During this Spring Break study abroad opportunity, students will work in local schools and live with families in San Joaquin de Flores. We will also stay overnight in Guanacaste for a agroecological immersion learning experience, visit a coffee and cocoa plantation, and work with local students on themes and strategies related to environmental education.

    For more information or to apply, visit our website: