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  • 10th Annual INTC Induction and Mentoring Conference

    "The Heart of Teaching"

    Join the Illinois New Teacher Collaborative at its 10th annual induction and mentoring conference on February 24 and 25, 2015, in Springfield where the heart of teaching emphasizes teacher growth, developing the skills and confidence to have professional conversations, and building high quality mentor/new teacher relationships. This conference will feature two days of breakout sessions, Educator Chats, facilitated roundtables, and more. Targeted attendees include induction and mentoring program coordinators, mentors, administrators, higher education faculty, professional development providers, and other stakeholders. More information is available at intc.education.illinois.edu/conference

  • 10th Annual INTC Induction and Mentoring Conference

    Join the Illinois New Teacher Collaborative (INTC) at its 10th annual induction and mentoring conference in February 24 & 25, 2015, in Springfield, IL, where the heart of teaching emphasizes teacher growth, developing the skills and confidence to have professional conversations, and building high quality mentor/new teacher relationships.

    Induction is the catalyst for a successful teaching career. It can turn a bad day into a good one. It is the heartbeat that motivates new teachers to do better from Day One until the last day of school. Induction can develop a value-added mentoring relationship. It helps new teachers determine where they are, where they want to be, and how to become more effective. It works in partnerships with others, including ROEs, education agencies, and higher education. It prepares new teachers to better serve their students.

    This conference will feature two days of breakout sessions, Educator Chats, facilitated roundtables, and more. Targeted attendees include induction and mentoring program coordinators, mentors, administrators, higher education faculty, professional development providers, and other stakeholders.

    For more information, contact Nancy Johnson at 217-244-3166 or nljohnsn@illinois.edu, or visit http://intc.education.illinois.edu/conference

  • 12th Annual Chancellor's Academy: Making Teaching and Learning Visible

    The Center for Education in Small Urban Communities will host the 12th annual Chancellor’s Academy June 22-24, 2015. This year’s theme, “Making Teaching and Learning Visible,” sets the tone and focus of the center’s professional development efforts as it moves forward.

  • 16th Annual AERA Brown Lecture Viewing Party

    The College of Education is pleased to sponsor a viewing party for the 16th Annual AERA Brown Lecture: "A Shade Less Offensive": School Integration as Radical Inclusion in the Pursuit of Educational Equity, presented by Dr. Prudence L. Carter. The lecture will be live-streamed at 5:00 p.m. Central Standard Time in 4G Education. A moderated discussion will be held immediately after the lecture.   

  • 1960s Discovery Course for First Year Students EPS 199-BAR crn #40564

    FALL 2015 DISCOVERY COURSE ON THE 1960S  FOR FIRST YEAR STUDENTS!

    "BACK   TO    THE    1960s

    Educational Policy Studies: EPS 199 section BAR (crn # 40564)

                              Sociology: SOC 199 section BMB (crn # 49855)

    Days, Time, Location: Tue & Thr, 8:30-9:50am, Room 323 Educ Bldg  Credit:3 Hours Limited Enrollment:19 students

    Professor: Dr. Bernice McNair Barnett (email: bmbarnet@illinois.edu.

    About this 1960s Discovery Course & the Professor

    This First Year (Freshman) Discovery course is a sociological examination of the exciting I 960s! The primary objective of the course is to provide students an opportunity to: ( 1 ) discuss the popular youth cultures of the 1960s; (2) analyze the diversity of social, educational, political, and cultural concerns, themes, events, issues, leaders, and changes; and (3) reflect on the legacies of the 1 960s youth generation. Against the soundtrack of rock and roll, folk, pop, soul, rock, and other genres of music by the Beatles, Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Temptations, Supremes, Beach Boys, Jimi Hendrix, Mamas and Papas, and other artists and festivals at Monterey and Woodstock, we explore concerns expressed not only by a diversity of political leaders (John Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon) and social movement leaders (Mario Savio, Betty Friedan, Martin Luther King, Jr, Malcolm X, Cesar Chavez, Dolores Huerta, Septima Clark,Yuri Kochiyama) but also by a diversity of youth cultures (Flower Children/Hippies, Yippies, Diggers, Merry Pranksters, Politicos), fashions, fads, dances, poetry, slang, literature, and social movement protests in/outside of schools and colleges/ universities (esp. students rights, Free Speech Movement, Vietnam/Antiwar protest, Women's/Feminist, African American, Chicano/a, Native American, Asian American, LGBT, disabled, immigrant, and alternative school movements) .

    Professor Barnett earned her Ph.D. in Sociology. She is an historical sociologist and Associate Professor in the Departments of Educational Policy, Organization, & Leadership (EPOL), Sociology, and Gender and Women's Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She has presented research on the 1960s at international forums in the U. S., Canada, and Germany and has received various awards, including the Faculty Award for Excellence i n Teaching, Advising, and Research by the Council of Graduate Student in Education and Incomplete List of Teachers Ranked Excellent by Students at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

    For questions, contact Professor Barnett at bmbarnet@illinois.edu. Peace!

    Read more about the course.

  • 1984 alumna named president-elect of CEC; tenure to begin in January

    Alumna Mary Lynn Boscardin, Ph.D. ’84 EOL, is the most recent College of Education graduate to make her mark on and help lead the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), an organization known for advancing the success of children with exceptionalities through advocacy, standards, and professional development.

    As president of CEC, she will serve as a voting member of the board, provide leadership to the organization’s planning and programs, oversee the work of CEC committees, and assist with the overall strategic direction.

  • 2014 Annual Conference - Call for Proposals


    The Illinois New Teacher Collaborative, housed in the College of Education, invites you to share your expertise, lessons learned, and promising practices related to beginning teacher needs, induction, mentoring, and support at the 9th Annual Induction and Mentoring Conference on February 25 & 26, 2014. Your session(s) should address one or more of the Critical Issue Categories (based on the Illinois Induction Standards). You are encouraged to submit proposals reflecting the conference focus of “The Changing Landscape of Induction and Mentoring.” 

The deadline for proposal submissions is November 20, 2013.
 For more information and to submit a proposal, visit: 
http://intc.education.illinois.edu/events/conf2014/presenters/ 

  • 2014 Summer Teach in China Program

    Applications for the 2014 Summer Teach in China Program are due April 10. Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to apply. Individual awards of $500 are available to help finance the study abroad program to students studying in the College of Education. Please contact Lucinda Morgan at lmorgan4@illinois.edu for more information.

    Learn more about the 2014 Summer Teach in China Program.
    Apply for the 2014 Summer Teach in China Program.

  • 2015 Digital Humanities Symposium, February 27-28

    The Scholarly Commons at the University Library and the Institute of Computing in the Humanities, Arts, and Social Science (I-CHASS) are pleased to announce the 2015 Digital Humanities Symposium: Explorations of Technology in Humanities Research on February 27th-28th, 2015:

    Hands-on workshops will be held on the evening of February 27th at the Main Library, and will feature leading digital humanities practitioners from UIUC teaching on topics such as text analysis, geographical information systems, and data visualization. This will be followed by a day-long research symposium featuring leading researchers in digital humanities presenting on current digital research and methodologies on February 28th at Altgeld Hall.

    Please join us for this great opportunity for faculty and graduate students to learn about digital humanities tools and research approaches and to build a research community for digital humanities practitioners at Illinois.

    Register for FREE here:

    https://eventbrite.com/event/15364430425/

    For more information, visit http://publish.illinois.edu/digitalhumanities/dh-symposium/

  • 2015 Student Recognition Brunch

    Dean Mary Kalantzis invites you to join us in honoring our student award recipients for the 2015-2016 academic school year.

    Saturday, November 7, 2015

    I Hotel and Conference Center, Illinois Ballroom

    1900 S. First St., Champaign, IL

    Parking is available on the east side of the building.

    9:30 a.m. registration

    10 a.m. brunch and ceremony

    Please RSVP online by October 26, 2015.

    Students are responsible for registering their guests.

    Registration fee for guests of students is $20 per person.

    Students, faculty/staff, scholarship donors,

    and children under 7 may attend at no charge.

    Questions? Please call 217-244-7228 or email advancement@education.illinois.edu.

  • 2016 AERA Annual Meeting

    This year’s AERA Meeting will take place April 8-12 in Washington, D.C., and several Education at Illinois faculty members are being recognized.

  • 2016 Chinese Culture and Language Camp

    Aug. 8-12, 2016

    8:30 to 4:40 pm

    College of Education

    K-5th graders welcome (exceptions can be made for sibling enrollment if one of the siblings is above elementary level)

    $220 ($180 if you make your payment before June 1st) 

    Register Now! 

    The Chinese Culture and Language Camp aims to promote early second language development and culture learning through Chinese immersion in a fun, safe, and stimulating environment by providing bilingual teaching experts of the College of Education and innovative curriculum.

    The camp is open to kindergartner to fifth-graders who want to explore Chinese and further develop their Chinese. Campers will have the opportunity to explore or continue developing Chinese and gain knowledge of the rich cultural traditions of the Chinese-speaking world through stories, games, martial arts, music, food, calligraphy, crafts, and field trips, while being immersed in Chinese.

    More info please go to our website: http://education.illinois.edu/chinese-camp

    Register Now! 

  • 2016 CREA Conference - The Next Generation of Theory and Practice: Rethinking Equity through Culturally Responsive Evaluation and Assessment

    The 2016 Center for Culturally Responsive Evaluation and Assessment Conference will take place April 20-22 in Chicago, with pre-conference workshops happening April 19.

  • 2016 Environmental Education Seasonal Jobs - Champaign County Forest Preserve District

    Champaign County Forest Preserve District

    Museum & Education Department - HLIC

    2016 Seasonal Positions

     

    Review of applications for the following positions will begin February 26, 2016. To apply, complete online application at www.ccfpd.org/About/employment.html. For more information please visit www.ccfpd.org or contact Pam Leiter, Education Department Assistant Director, at 217-896-2455 or pleiter@ccfpd.org.

     

    Seasonal Naturalist:                                                                            

    Main Duties:

    Teach natural history programs for children grades pre-k to 12 at Forest Preserve sites and in local schools Assist with special events and public programs Complete short term assignments for the growth of the District Education programs Assist with daily operation of the Interpretive Center Assist with maintenance of education reptiles and fish Must be available to work occasional weekends and evenings

     

    Hours:

    This is a part-time seasonal position (approx. 15-30 hours/week) available from April 18 to Nov. 8. The primary work location is Homer Lake Forest Preserve, with some work at Lake of the Woods. Pay: $9.50-$11.00/hr.

     

    Nature Day Camp Educators                                                                                                                              

    Main Duties:

    Teach Eco-Adventures summer day campsConduct other educational programs for youth and adultsAssist with daily operation of the Interpretive CenterAssist with special programs and eventsMust be available to work occasional weekends and evenings

     

    This is a part-time seasonal position (approx. 30 hours/week) available from June 1 through August 5. Several positions available. The primary work location is Homer Lake Forest Preserve, with some work at Lake of the Woods. Pay: $9.50-$11.00/hr.

     

    Campground Naturalist                                                                                                                                       

    Main Duties:

    Develop and conduct naturalist programs at the Middle Fork River Forest Preserve campground Must be available to work weekends

     

    This is a part-time seasonal position (approx. 26 hours/week), mid-May through early September. The primary work location is Middle Fork River Forest Preserve. Pay: $12.50-$13.50/hr.

  • 2016 Graduate Student Wellness Fair

    It’s halfway through the semester…and grad school just got real.

    It can be easy to forget to take care of yourself as the semester moves full speed ahead, but there are many campus resources to help you do just that.

    Do you have questions about McKinley Health Center, Student Insurance, the Counseling Center, work-life balance, self-care, campus safety, managing stress, or financial planning?

    Stop by the Graduate Student Wellness Fair to find answers!

    Wednesday, November 9
    Noon – 2 p.m.
    Illini Union, room 104

     

  • 2017 AERA Annual Meeting set for April 27 through May 1

    This year’s AERA Annual Meeting begins April 27 in San Antonio. The theme is “Knowledge to Action: Achieving the Promise of Equal Educational Opportunity.”

  • 2017 Beginning Teacher Conference/Illini Edge

    Engaging Communities and Developing Relationships

    New teachers move from the community of their teacher preparation programs to the new ones of their professional lives. Learning to navigate local, school, and professional communities is a vital part of sustaining professional growth. This year’s combined Beginning Teacher Conference and Illini EDge Conference asks ‘How do we develop relationships within and across our communities that help us grow and our students flourish?

    Join us as we explore these questions through sessions, keynote, panels, and extended learning opportunities in the local area. New teachers who are about to enter their first year and those who have just finished their first year will be in attendance, working together to systematically think about their practice and look ahead to next year.  

    The Beginning Teacher Conference, in its 8th year, offers a valuable midsummer opportunity for new teachers to connect with others across the state, reflect on lessons learned in their first year, and prepare for a successful year ahead. The Illini EDge (formerly called Boot Camp), a conference targeted at UIUC grads about to enter their first year of teaching. This year’s conference will be held July 17-18, 2017, at the iHotel in Champaign, IL. You can find details about both conferences on our website.

  • 2017 Cognitive Science/AI Award Annoucement

    Cognitive Science / Artificial Intelligence Committee

    Beckman Institute
    405 N. Mathews
    Urbana, Illinois  61801

    COGNITIVE SCIENCE / AI AWARDS

    The Cognitive Science/Artificial Intelligence Steering Committee will sponsor a very limited number of awards given at the end of spring semester 2017.  The intent of the Awards is to support and encourage students with interdisciplinary interest in CS/AI.  Applications will be considered primarily on merit, but given applications of equal merit, preference will be given to those of an interdisciplinary nature, as demonstrated by the student’s commitment to working with one or more faculty outside the student’s primary discipline. Some preference will also be given to applicants who have not received this award before and to those who will have fewer opportunities to receive the award in the future because they are nearer to the end of their graduate career.

    ELIGIBILITY: The competition is open to all University of Illinois graduate students currently pursuing degrees that involve research on CS/AI-related topics. Relevant departments include (but are not limited to): anthropology, computer science, electrical engineering, linguistics, philosophy, and psychology. Again, relevance is determined by the nature of the questions being pursued, not by departmental affiliation.

    AWARD:  The award will be $2,000 given at the end of spring semester, regardless of the student’s home department.  The award will be distributed at the end of the spring semester into the student’s University account.

    HOW TO APPLY:  Applications should contain the following materials:

    A description of the research or training that the student proposes to carry out over the next 3-6 mos. (maximum length:  two single-spaced pages). A letter of recommendation from the student’s advisor. A letter from another faculty member, agreeing to help supervise the student’s project and briefly its promise. A current University of Illinois transcript.

    Applications should be sent to:

    Marsha Dunlap
    CS/AI Steering Committee
    Beckman Institute, Room 2209, MC-251

    DEADLINE: Applications must be received by May 5, 2017.

  • 2017 HKU/UIUC exchange participants announced

    In cooperation with the College of Education Office of International Programs and the University of Hong Kong Faculty of Education, we are pleased to announce the third annual Hong Kong Graduate Student Exchange Program winners.

  • 2017 Summer, Session II-A, 1st 4 Weeks (June 12 to July 7th )

    Summer 2017  Course EPS 420/SOC 420 Sociology of Education

    EPS 420 & SOC 420 - Sociology of Education,  M, T, W Th, 10am to 11:50am, Education building, Room 323

    Professor: Bernice Barnett, Ph.D. (Sociology)    Email: bmbarnet@illinois.edu

    Credit: 3 or 4 hours

    Course Description:

    This 400-level social foundations course is a combined graduate- and advanced undergraduate-level (juniors and seniors) sociological examination of education and schooling in society. A spotlight of the course is teacher and student activism in society and in education. Among other things, we examine the education impact and legacies of diverse 1960s/1970s movements led by teachers (such as literacy pioneer Septima Poinsette Clark), students (such as Mario Savio at Berkeley),   hippies, Vietnam anti-war activists, women, people with disabilities and special needs, white European Americans, black African Americans, Latinos/as, Asian Americans, Native/American Indians, LGBTQ, welfare recipients, language minorities, migrants, immigrants, and others who protested in/outside of classrooms, schools, and colleges/universities.

    About the Professor

    Professor Barnett earned her Ph.D. in Sociology. She is an historical sociologist and Associate Professor in the Departments of Educational Policy, Organization, & Leadership (EPOL), Sociology, and Gender and Women's Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She has presented research on the 1960s and social movements at international forums in the U. S., Canada, and Germany and has received various awards, including the Faculty Award for Excellence i n Teaching, Advising, and Research by the Council of Graduate Student in Education and Incomplete List of Teachers Ranked Excellent by Students at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. For questions, contact Professor Barnett (bmbarnet@illinois.edu).

  • 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.

  • 2018-2019 Outstanding Student Medal Recipients Announced

    Each year the Education Alumni Association (EAA) selects a bachelor's, master's/advanced certificate, and doctoral student to receive the Outstanding Student Medal, which is presented annually at the College of Education Convocation. EAA and the Office of Advancement in the College of Education are pleased to announce the three 2018-2019 deserving recipients of this prestigious award.

  • 2018 Graduate Student Conference call for abstracts

    From extreme climate change and the ubiquity of technology to an unprecedented scale of migration, we live in a time of anxiety and uncertainty. How are learning and education changing in these uncertain times? What are the potentials and limits of education to address these pressing issues? How can we as educators and researchers collaborate across digital, physical, disciplinary, and methodological borders to navigate the road ahead?

    The March 9, 2018, College of Education Graduate Student Conference is calling for scholarship that addresses these questions both nationally and globally. For more information, please view the call for abstracts. Submission instructions will be posted soon. 

  • 2018 Guide to Gift Books Now Available

    The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books has released the 2018 Guide Book to Gift Books. This annual publication, available as a free, downloadable PDF, highlights more than 300 of the best books for giving and receiving.

  • 2018 Toys for Tots Drive

    The Champaign County Toys for Tots program is collecting and purchasing new, unwrapped toys to deliver to local underprivileged children. In an effort to assist, the College of Education has added eight drop-off locations in the Education building at the following locations:

    - Next to the elevators on all three floors
    - Outside of the Department of Special Education
    - In the faculty lounge

    Individuals can also make donations in the dean's office in suite 38 in the lower level and online.

    Donations will be accepted through December 19.

  • 2019-2020 Outstanding Student Medal Recipients

    Each year the Education Alumni Association (EAA) selects a bachelor's, master's/advanced certificate, and doctoral student to receive the Outstanding Student Medal, which is presented annually at the College of Education Convocation. EAA and the Office of Advancement in the College of Education are pleased to announce the three 2019-2020 deserving recipients of this prestigious award.

  • 2019–2020 Pilot Projects Program (Call for Proposals)

    The Technology Innovation in Educational Research and Design (TIER-ED) Pilot Projects Program is designed to foster inter- or trans-disciplinary intellectual engagement through funding pilot or proof-of-concept projects to better position faculty teams for competitive external funding and have more collaborative research opportunities for students interested in pursuing graduate studies in TIER-ED focused areas. We are accepting proposals for projects and will fund multiple proposals for up to $15,000 per proposal. Please complete the application form and upload the project proposal at TIER-ED Call for Proposals.

    Submission deadline is Friday, March 8, 2019, by 5 p.m. CST. For additional information or questions, please contact Tabassum Amina, Postdoctoral Research Associate, TIER-ED.

  • 2019-20 College Award Nominations Now Open

    The 2019-2020 College awards competition is underway. We encourage you to nominate faculty, academic professionals, staff, and teaching assistants for excellence by the deadline of Tuesday, February 18, 2020.

  • 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. 

  • 2019 Distinguished Alumni & Young Alumni Achievement Awards

    The College of Education’s annual Distinguished Alumni & Young Alumni Achievement Awards honors both seasoned alumni and young graduates who are leading the way in the education field.

    This year’s event will be held March 8, from 6–8 p.m. in the Quad Room of the I Hotel and Conference Center in Champaign, featuring a reception, dinner, and awards program. Dean James D. Anderson and faculty and alumni will be on hand to honor the awardees.

  • 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.

  • 2020 Faculty and Staff Giving Campaign is Now Underway!

    The 2020 Faculty and Staff Giving Campaign is now underway! During the next four weeks, 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 for our students, programs, and scholars.

  • 2020 INTC Leadership Conference Announces Keynote Speaker

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

  • 2021-2022 Student Sustainability Committee Member Application

    The Student Sustainability Committee is seeking undergraduate and graduate students interested in applying for a voting member position for the 2021-2022 academic year. Applicants are not required to have a sustainability or STEM background. Any dedicated student interested in promoting campus sustainability is encouraged to apply. The deadline to apply is May 14, 2021.

     

     

  • 2021 College Award Recipients

    Congratulations to these faculty, staff, and students who were awarded 2021 College Awards at the Spring Faculty Meeting.

  • 2021 College of Education Convocation Information

    In-person convocation ceremonies will not take place due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. However, the Convocation website shows the exciting things that are happening to celebrate your great achievement! Read on to learn more.

  • 2021 Graduate Student Conference: Research Abstract Deadline Extended to Dec. 22

    Not able to get your research abstract submitted yet for the 2021 virtual conference? No problem... deadline extended to December 22, 2020!

  • 2021 Image of Research Competition for Graduate Students

    The eighth annual Image of Research competition is now open!

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

  • 2021 We CU Community Engaged Scholars Recognition Ceremony

    Please join us to recognize We CU Community Engaged Scholars from 14 colleges across the Illinois campus from the Summer, Fall, and Spring sessions. University of Illinois students have been working remotely with local organizations to respond to community needs, especially related to COVID-19 and advancing social justice.

  • 2022 Convocation Registration, Cap & Gown (Regalia) Deadlines Approaching

    Are you participating in either the College's 2022 Convocation Ceremony or campus' 2022 Commencement event as a graduate or as faculty? Upcoming deadlines for registering and ordering regalia are fast approaching.

  • 2022 James Scholar Virtual Celebration Video Premiere

    The James Scholar Virtual Celebration video premieres April 30 at noon on YouTube. 

  • 2022 State of the College Conversation Recording Now Available

    The video recording of the April 19, 2022, State of the College Conversation with Education Dean James D. Anderson is now available for viewing.

  • 2 Research Assistant positions

    Dr. Patrick Smith (Department of Curriculum & Instruction) is seeking a Research Assistant to support a new program of research with emergent bilinguals and immigrants. This work will include developing a bibliography of print and digital resources related to the demographics and education of Spanish-speaking populations in Illinois. If you are looking to develop research and scholarly writing skills around issues of biliteracy, human capital, and transnationalism, and are able to work 10 hours per week (flexible hours), please contact phsmith@illinois.edu, call (217) 244-7367, or stop by the College of Education, Rm. 399. Biliteracy in Spanish/English and experience with immigrant populations are desired qualifications. 

    Dr. Luz Murillo (Department of Curriculum & Instruction) is seeking a Research Assistant to support ethnographic research on the literacies of Spanish-speaking (im)migrant families in Champaign-Urbana and Rantoul. Responsibilities will include interviewing families and transcribing interviews in Spanish and English; conducting participant observation in households/community sites; taking detailed field notes; collaborating in data analysis; and identifying literature related to the literacy education. If you are able to work 10 hours per week (flexible hours) and are interested in the literacies of Latina/o (im)migrant children, adolescents, and families, please contact Dr. Murillo at lmurillo@illinois.edu, call (217) 244-9186, or stop by the College of Education, Rm. 321.

  • 3rd Annual INTC Beginning Teacher STEM Conference

    The Illinois New Teacher Collaborative invites beginning K-12 STEM teachers with one to four years of full time classroom experience to the 3rd Annual INTC Beginning Teacher Conference STEM Conference.

    This conference is an opportunity for new teachers to attend top rated breakout sessions led by master teachers and STEM university faculty, all of whom are experts in their field, gain valuable teaching tools and ideas to use in their classroom next year, reflect on and share the past year’s teaching experience, and network with other new teachers from around the state.

    The conference takes place July 28 and 29, 2015 at the I Hotel and Conference Center in Champaign. More information about the conference is available at intc.education.illinois.edu/stem.

  • 5th International CREA Conference Program Available

    On Tuesday, March 26, the Center for Culturally Responsive Evaluation and Assessment begins its fifth annual gathering with pre-conference workshops. The conference gets underway Wednesday, March 27 and runs through Friday, March 29 at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, Illinois.

    You can view or download the full conference program and schedule here.

    Follow the hashtag #CREA5th online for all the latest news and information.

  • 6th-8th graders needed for reading experiment

    The EdPsych Psycholinguistics Lab (Beckman Institute) is looking for children grades 6-8 for a reading experiment. Participants will read sentences while their eyes are tracked. The expt. lasts less than 90 min. and has IRB approval. Parents can stay in the room during the experiment. $15 payment. See https://ris-youth.youcanbook.me/ or call 217-979-6666 for more info.

  • 6th Annual Graduate Student Conference Call for Papers

    The Program Committee invites proposals on all topics relevant to the field of education in any time period or nation, and especially papers or panels that cross cultures, time periods, or national boundaries. The Committee defines ‘education’ broadly, to include all institutions of socialization—mass media, voluntary organizations, and so on—as well as schools and universities. We invite proposals for individual papers, works in progress, or panel sessions, which could consist of several works in progress. Consider sharing your proposals from AERA, CREA, AESA, ASHE, and other conferences. This is also a great way to become comfortable sharing your research before submitting a proposal to a national or regional conference.

    We encourage graduated students to consider submitting proposals on topics as they relate to this year’s theme:

    From Research to Praxis:  Scholarship Today for the Society of Tomorrow

    Go here for submission guidelines and more information: conferences.education.illinois.edu.

  • 6th Annual INTC Beginning Teacher Conference

    The Illinois New Teacher Collaborative invites beginning teachers (all grade levels and content areas) who have just completed their first year of teaching in Illinois to the INTC Beginning Teacher Conference Y2: Moving Beyond Survival.

    This conference is an opportunity for new teachers to reflect on and share the past year’s teaching experience, network with other new teachers from around the state, gain valuable teaching tools and ideas to use in their classroom next year, hear the motivational Freedom Writer Manuel Scott, and volunteer to share their own practice in the innovative Un-Conference: U-Teach session.

    The conference takes place June 30 and July 1, 2015 at the I Hotel and Conference Center in Champaign. More information about the conference is available at intc.education.illinois.edu/btc.

  • 7th Annual COE Graduate Student Conference

    Seventh Annual

    College of Education Graduate Student Conference:

    Transformative Scholarship, Schooling & Society

    March 11, 2016
    8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

    From mundane daily interactions to national and international reform initiatives, in various ways people, communities, and institutions are constantly regulated. The effects of such regulations manifest in various social domains, one of the more pronounced being within P-20 schooling experiences. This has, among other things, led to limited educational attainment, curtailed curricula, and the potential loss of personal and/or professional identity. Yet it has also resulted in opportunities for dialogue, new learning approaches, and collective action.

     

    In an effort to contextualize the complexities and politics embedded in such practices, the 2016 College of Education Graduate Student Conference is calling for scholarship that investigates this phenomenon, as it’s experienced in the United States and around the world. We welcome scholarship that is both intimately and marginally connected to the theme, as we feel all conversations will enrich educational dialogues.

     

    All graduate students with education-related projects are welcome to submit in the following categories:

     

    Paper: An individual paper with 1 or 2 authors

    Submit a one-page abstract of a paper

    Panel: 2 – 3 coordinated papers organized around a single theme or topic

    Submit a one-page abstract for each paper on the panel, a description of the panel, and a panel title

    Roundtable: A paper in early formation such as, outlines and early drafts

    Submit a 50-100 word abstract.

    Alternative Presentations: A project that is more aesthetic/performative/poetic/evocative. We welcome submissions for performances, art installations, musical pieces, video showings, and similarly provocative interventions.

    Submit a one page abstract and any accompanying digital files representing your work.

     

    Send submissions & inquiries to: coegsc2016@gmail.com. Deadline: December 31, 2015

     

    This year’s conference will feature the 2nd annual Hong Kong University Graduate Student Conference Exchange Program

  • Access to qualitative data analysis software with the DAWN project

    The DAWN (Data Analysis Workstation and Network) project is a student-led initiative offering fellow students free access to ATLAS.ti, a powerful qualitative data analysis tool used for analyzing textual, graphical, audio, and video data.

    Our goals are (1) to provide broad access to ATLAS.ti so that students can try novel analyses, and (2) to build an informal community of researchers using this tool. To help accomplish these goals, we now have a Windows desktop with software available for use in Room 10E.

    During the month of April in the Spring 2018 semester, you can get involved in the DAWN project in two ways.

    1. Visit a drop-in session. Stop by to check out the software. A DAWN team member will be present to help you get oriented with the basics of the software. Drop-in sessions will be held on the following dates and times:

    Wednesday, April 4, 9:00–10:30 a.m.

    Thursday, April 5, 2:30–4:00 p.m.

    Monday, April 9, 2­–3:30 p.m.

    2. Apply for project time. If you would like to reserve project time on the computer, please write a brief summary (150-200 words) conveying your project needs and email it to Rob Wallon at rwallon2@illinois.edu, with the subject “DAWN Application.” Applications will be reviewed by the team on a rolling basis, and time will be allocated on a first-come, first-serve basis.

    For more information, please visit the project web site at http://go.illinois.edu/DAWN.