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Commencement Ceremony May 7th - Commencement Details


Community of Scholars – Saturday, April 12, 2014

Our 16th annual Research Symposium was an opportunity for students and faculty to showcase their research with the Loyola community. The Keynote Speaker was Dr. David Stovall, Associate Professor of Education Policy Studies and African American Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago.


Abi Wilberding – Secondary Education Teacher Candidate

Watch Abi Wilberding discuss her hands-on learning experiences as a graduate student in Teacher Preparation

Faculty Profile

Dean Dantley Takes Leadership Role in AERA

Dr. Michael Dantley, School of Education Dean and Professor, has been elected the Vice President of Division A: Administration, Organization and Leadership of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) for the next three years, beginning the 2014-2015 academic year.

Faculty Profile

Dr. Shriberg: His research seeks ways to reduce school bullying

Professor David Shriberg, who worked as a school psychologist for three years, sees bullying as a major social justice issue. And he’s doing everything he can to stop it.

Loyola, Senn partnership proving to be a win-win for all

When a partnership between Loyola and Senn High School began in May 2012, the plan was two-fold: to help develop Senn into a quality neighborhood school and to create a wall-to-wall International Baccalaureate program there. Less than two years later, that partnership has proven much more fruitful than the initial goals.

Leadership. Scholarship. Service.

Whitney Smurr earns President's Medallion

Whitney Smurr’s passion for learning and teaching others makes her an easy choice for a President’s Medallion. Outside the classroom, Smurr goes above and beyond as well. She’s the vice president of the Agape Christian Fellowship and a member of the Golden Key International Honor Society.

Faculty Profile

Dr. Golomb: Early Childhood Expert Returns to Her Roots

Chicago native Lynne Rooth Golomb earned her doctoral degree at Loyola and went on to develop the School of Education’s new Ed.D program for school psychology.

Anita Thomas, PhD – Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Research

Beginning spring semester 2014, Dr. Anita Thomas will assume the role of Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Research for the School of Education. . . .

Center for Catholic School Effectiveness - Celebrating 10 Years

What do several countries, scores of dioceses, hundreds of Catholic schools, and thousands of Catholic school teachers have in common? They’ve all worked with the faculty and staff of the Center for Catholic School Effectiveness (CCSE) over the last 10 years. More...

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Dr. Heineke Born to Teach: Preparing the Next Generation of Teachers

Amy Heineke grew up in a family of teachers. Now, as an assistant professor in Loyola’s School of Education, she’s getting the next generation of teachers ready for the classroom.

Teacher Preparation Programs Receive Unconditional Recognition from International Baccalaureate Organization

The School of Education received exciting news from the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) examiners that its undergraduate and graduate programs in teacher preparation were being unanimously recommended for unconditional recognition with commendations (subject to legal agreements). This recognition will enable future graduates of our elementary and secondary teacher preparation programs the option of teaching in IB schools in the U.S. and worldwide. . . .

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