The university recently announced the formation of the Andrew M. Greeley Endowed Chair for Catholic Education. Dr. Lorraine Ozar, founder of the Center, has been named the inaugural chair. Michael J. Boyle, PhD, will succeed Dr. Ozar as director of the Greeley Center, where he previously served as assistant director. Read the full story . . .
Kerry Obrist (BS ’91, MEd ’96), who is legally blind, works on behalf of others with disabilities. Obrist was working as a school psychologist in Chicago’s south suburbs when she realized she was losing her vision faster than expected. Recognizing that some activities were going to become more difficult for her, Obrist decided to challenge herself. ...
A candid conversation with a student teacher.
Dr. Charlie Tocci, a Clinical Assistant Professor and the Nicholas Senn High School Faculty Coordinator was featured in the January 7, 2105 edition of the Catalyst Chicago in an op-ed piece, School ratings don’t help parents. . . .
Social Justice in Action
Jackie Martin goes out of her way to help others. She’s tutored students, mentored new tour guides, and even helped spread holiday cheer to children. She’s done it all while maintaining a near-perfect 3.9 GPA.
Read about one of our outstanding alumnus and the contributions he's making to the profession.
Dr. Pigott was recently appointed by the Provost as the Interim Dean. Her appointment follows the resignation of Dr. Michael Dantley. Dr. Pigott is no stranger to the school, as she holds an appointment as a full Professor in the Research Methodology program and currently served as the School’s Associate Dean for Faculty. Her accomplishments as a faculty member, and her administrative experience both within the School of Education and the broader University, will serve the School well. . . .
The M.Ed. in Administration and Supervision Principal Preparation Program is admitting its first cohort of candidates for Fall 2015. Educators who hold an Illinois teachers’ license and work in Lake County interested in earning their Master’s degree and their Illinois Principal Endorsement are urged to apply for this program by April 1, 2015. This program will be located at Loyola’s Vernon Hills campus. . . .
Beginning spring 2015 the School of Education will offer an M.Ed. in Teacher Leader and English as a Second Language (ESL) with dual ISBE endorsements in Teacher Leader and ESL. The program is exclusively offered through Loyola’s School of Education. . . .
This annual award seeks to recognize, encourage, and reward outstanding teaching within the School of Education of Loyola University Chicago. The Faculty Awards committee is pleased to award the 2013 School of Education Distinguished Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching to Dr. Bridget Kelly, faculty member in the Higher Education Program
This annual award seeks to recognize, encourage, and reward outstanding scholarship within the School of Education of Loyola University Chicago. The Faculty Awards committee is pleased to award the 2013 School of Education Distinguished Faculty Award for Excellence in Research to Dr. Mark Engberg, faculty member in the Higher Education Program
Loyola’s Teaching, Learning, Leading with Schools and Communities Initial Teacher Preparation program (TLLSC) is highlighted as being the first in Illinois to equip ALL their candidates with an English-as-a-Second Language Endorsement upon graduation – preparing them to meet the linguistic and cultural diversity of the children in their classrooms. Click the title for the complete story.
Accepting applications to our M.Ed. in English Language Teaching & Learning and our English-as-a-Second Language endorsement only programs.
Thanks to Loyola’s School of Education and the Undergraduate Admission Office, roughly 200 eighth-graders have gotten a glimpse of university life. More importantly, they’ve now seen first-hand what a college education can do for them.