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  • Online Programs | 2019 National Rankings Released

    On Tuesday, U.S. News & World Report released their 2019 Rankings for Online Programs, listing Illinois at #16 for Graduate Education Programs, up nine spots from #25 in 2018.

    Once again, the College of Education is proud to be recognized among the top Online Graduate Education Programs in the nation. Additionally, has also recognized Illinois' online Human Resource Development master's program as top-notch in the country.

    Congratulations to faculty, staff, and administration for their efforts behind these important programs!

  • Transatlantic Educators Dialogue (TED) - Registration Deadline Approaching

    Participants wanted for FREE online Transatlantic Educators Dialogue (TED) program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

    Read teacher testimonials

    TED has connected more than 500 teachers across the Atlantic since it was first launched in 2010!

    Deadline for applications: January 18, 2019. Register here soon!

    Up to 30 professional development contact hour (CEU/PDHs) are available.

  • NILOA releases its third national survey of institutional assessment practices

    Following up to its 2009 and 2013 surveys of chief academic officers, the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA) continues to provide a landscape of current approaches and practices related to assessing student learning unfolding on college and university campuses. To take a snapshot of institution-level assessment in 2017 and trends over time, Director Natasha Jankowski and the NILOA team conducted its third nationwide survey of provosts between April and September 2017. This report summarizes the major findings and presents implications for policy and practice. Watch a video discussing the report here.

  • GSE professor produces short film on French philosopher Alain Badiou

    On the occasion of the seven-year anniversary of the Egyptian uprising of 2011, Professor Linda Herrera of the Global Studies in Education program produced a short film with French philosopher Alain Badiou for her column in openDemocracy, “Critical Voices in Critical Times.”

    Watch the video and read the column.

  • Call for Proposals II: Illinois Learning Sciences Design Initiative (ILSDI)

    Phase II of the ILSDI seed-funding program is accepting proposals for projects that address research and development related to teaching and learning. Type I Projects (up to $15,000) will plan, develop and submit for large-scale external funding; Type II Projects (up to $40,000) will develop and/or pilot research, followed by submission for large-scale external funding. Deadline is Feb. 29, 2016.


    Contact: Elizabeth C. Niswander, Bureau of Educational Research

  • Study Abroad Application Deadlines Extended

    There is now more time to decide to experience a different country's culture and education system with the College of Education! Our spring break application deadline has been moved to Friday, February 8. Our summer break application deadline has been extended to Friday, March 15. If you have questions about any of our programs, see us in Room 260A or email!

  • College of Education Dissertation Workshop

    College of Education Dissertation Workshop

    Working on your dissertation proposal or dissertation now?

    Planning to work on your proposal or dissertation soon?

    This workshop is for you!

    Emily Wuchner from the Graduate College Thesis Office will be here:

    Thursday February 15
    11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    Education building, Room 333

    Come learn about:

    Formatting and proofreading
    Dissertation copyright deposit
    IDEALS release options
    Online resources

    A light lunch will be served. Please RSVP.

  • College of Education Undergraduate Scholarships for 2017-2018 Academic Year

    The College of Education Undergraduate Honors & Awards Committee invites current undergraduate students to review the college scholarships available for the 2017-2018 academic year and to apply for those scholarships for which you meet the criteria. Scholarship criteria vary depending on the donors' wishes. Examples of donor wishes include, but are not limited to, the following: financial need, educational interests and or goals, support for non-traditional students, and support for students from specific Illinois counties.

    The deadline for scholarship application submission is Friday, April 7, 2017. Scholarship application and instructions as well as a complete list of available scholarships can be found at Scholarship announcements will be made in late May and scholarship recipients will be honored at the College of Education Student Recognition Banquet held annually in the fall semester.

    If you have questions, please contact your adviser.

  • TIER-ED Graduate Fellows Program

    Technology Innovation in Educational Research and Design (TIER-ED)
    Fellowships will be awarded to graduate students working on a research project in a TIER-ED focused area. Selected TIER-ED Fellows will receive $20,000 for one academic year. Please submit required documents and reference letters by email to

    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.

  • 2019–2020 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.

  • Free Webinar Series for Early Childhood Professionals

    This four-part webinar series will focus on promoting positive behavior in young children. Dr. Jessica Hardy, assistant professor of Special Education in the College of Education, will cover the ABCs and function of behavior, multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS), environmental arrangement, working with families, and promoting friendship and belonging. These free webinars are easy to join and offer continuing education credits.

  • Volunteer Opportunities

    Are you interested in volunteering in the community? Circle K International is a global, student-led organization with opportunities for service for all interests and flexible times that can fit anyone’s schedule. Our University of Illinois chapter participates in a variety of service events from volunteering with children at local libraries and the Orpheum Museum to participating in wider community projects like iHelp and the CarX Crazy K. We also have upcoming leadership opportunities! If you are interested in serving with us, come to our next meeting Wednesday, February 10th at 7:00pm in 1060 Lincoln Hall. We can’t wait to see you there!

  • Volunteer opportunities with Urbana Neighborhood Connections Center

    The Urbana Neighborhood Connections Center has several volunteer opportunities available.

  • Medina City Schools Superintendent Search


    Medina, Ohio


    Interested qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications for consideration.

    Deadline for submission: No later than March 25, 2016

    For detailed information please visit us at

    The Educational Service Center of Medina County and The Medina City School District are equal opportunity employers and, as such, do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation and transgender identity), disability, age, religion, military status, ancestry, genetic information ("Protected Classes"), or any other legally protected category, in programs and activities, including employment opportunities.

  • Spring 2016 Faculty Development Panel Discussion Managing Your Digital Footprint as a Researcher

    Spring 2016 Faculty Development Panel Discussion

    Managing Your Digital Footprint as a Researcher

    "Getting Your Stuff Out There"

    Dr. Michael Twidale is a Professor of the Graduate School of Library and Information Science.

    "Options for Online Profiling"

    Dr. Rebecca Bryant currently leads the implementation of the Illinois Research Connections researcher information system on the Illinois campus.

    "Strategy / Don’t Get Overwhelmed"

    Dr. Lisa Hinchliffe is a Professor/Coordinator for Information Literacy Services and Instruction in the University Library.

    Friday, April 1, 2016 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM | College of Education, Room 242

    ~ A light lunch will be provided ~