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NCE Doctoral Dissertations

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Dissertations

Dissertation Announcements

Candidate Name: Dorothy Thompson
Program: EDD in Educational Leadership
Dissertation Title: Equitable Implementation and Facilitation of Senate Bill 100 for District-Wide Student Success and Safety: A Policy Advocacy Project

Abstract: Date: December 19, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Campus: Chicago
Room#: 5012

Chair: Dr. Harrington Gibson
Committee Member(s): Dr. Elizabeth Minor
Dean's Rep: Dr. Jason Stegemoller
Candidate Name: Caletha White
Program: EDD in Educational Leadership
Dissertation Title: Advocating for Redesigned Adult Learning in Support of Value Added Teacher Evaluation

Abstract: Date: December 19, 2017
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Campus: Chicago
Room#: 5012

Chair: Dr. Harrington Gibson
Committee Member(s): Dr. Elizabeth Minor
Dean's Rep: Dr. Jason Stegemoller
Candidate Name: Kimberly Ontiveros
Program: EDD in Educational Leadership
Dissertation Title: Homework Practices that Need a Change (Part 3 of a 3 Part Dissertation)

Abstract: Date: December 21, 2017
Time: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Campus: North Shore
Room#: 354

Chair: Dr. Elizabeth Minor
Committee Member(s): Dr. Harrington Gibson
Dean's Rep: Dr. Sandra Stringer
Candidate Name: Emilie Day Correa
Program: EDD in Educational Leadership
Dissertation Title: Addressing the Need for Systemic Implementation of Social Emotional Learning (Part 2 of a 3 Part Dissertation)

Abstract: Date: December 21, 2017
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Campus: Wheeling
Room#: 354

Chair: Dr. Elizabeth Minor
Committee Member(s): Dr. Carlos Azcoitia
Dean's Rep: Dr. Gloria McDaniel-Hall
Candidate Name: Kenyatta Starks
Program: EDD in Educational Leadership
Dissertation Title: A Policy Advocating for Turnaround Reform to Improve Failing Schools: Policy Advocacy Document (Part 3 of a 3 Part Dissertation)

Abstract: Date: January 5, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Campus: North Shore
Room#: 426

Chair: Dr. Elizabeth Minor
Committee Member(s): Dr. Tina Nolan
Dean's Rep: Dr. James Fitzpatrick
Candidate Name: Jeffrey Alstadt
Program: EDD in Educational Leadership
Dissertation Title: Chicago Public Schools (CPS) Systems to Support Administrators Plan (Part 2 of a 3 Part Dissertation)

Abstract: Date: January 11, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Campus: Lisle

Chair: Dr. Elizabeth Minor
Committee Member(s): Dr. Harrington Gibson
Dean's Rep: Dr. Gloria McDaniel-Hall
Locations
  • CHICAGO DOWNTOWN CAMPUS

    NLU’s Chicago campus on South Michigan Avenue occupies five floors of the historic Peoples Gas Building. This landmark building, across the street from the Art Institute of Chicago and Grant Park, is easily accessible by train, bus and car and is surrounded by restaurants, parking lots/garages and shops.

    122 S. Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60603
    (888) 658.8632
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  • ELGIN

    Conveniently located in a fast-growing business district off I-90 and Route 31, NLU Elgin features 10 classrooms with high-tech media equipment; a computer lab with high-speed Internet access; two conference rooms; and comfortable student lounges. Parking is free at this recently remodeled and upgraded teaching site, which now includes wireless Internet access.

    620 Tollgate Road
    Elgin, IL 60123
    (888) 658.8632
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  • NORTH SHORE

    Opened in the summer of 2006, NLU North Shore at Skokie is a state-of-the-art modern campus located just off the Edens Expressway near the Old Orchard Shopping Center. The campus includes 44 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a walk-in lab in the library; six conference rooms; a public café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; and multiple, comfortable student lounge areas.

    5202 Old Orchard Road
    Skokie, IL 60077
    (888) 658.8632
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  • LISLE

    Located just minutes from the East-West Tollway (I-88), NLU Lisle features 42 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a separate walk-in lab in the library; a café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; conference rooms; and six comfortable student lounge areas with wireless access.

    850 Warrenville Road
    Lisle, IL 60532
    (888) 658.8632
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  • WHEELING

    Located in one of Chicago's major northwest suburbs, the newly renovated NLU Wheeling includes 20 classrooms with high-tech media equipment, four conference rooms, four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, large student lounge areas with wireless capabilities and interactive video capabilities, and an extensive research library. The site also houses the university library research collection.

    1000 Capitol Drive
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (888) 658.8632
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  • FLORIDA (TAMPA)

    Established in 1988 and located in one of Tampa's major business districts, NLU's Florida Regional Center serves students in 13 counties in central Florida. In addition to its classrooms, the National Louis University Tampa Regional Center features a computer lab, student lounges, and conference room.

    5110 Sunforest Drive, Suite 102
    Tampa, FL 33634
    (800) 366.6581
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