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Supporting the Job Search: Conversation with School Leaders Panel

Date: April 21, 2021
Time: 4:30 PM - 5:45 PM
Location: Via Zoom
Description: NLU invites all current teacher preparation candidates to hear firsthand from Chicagoland school and district leaders their tips and best practices for new graduates looking to be hired! Topics will include the application process, interviewing, marketability and new teacher success.
Contact: Liz Allen, NCE Partnerships Manager at
Flyer: Supporting_the_Job_Search_Panel4-21-21.pdf

McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership’s 20th Leadership Connections™ National Virtual Conference

Date & Time: April 27, 2021 8:00 AM - April 30, 2021 4:00 PM
Location: Virtual
Description: Our virtual conference not only offers you content during the live three-day conference, but all keynote and break-out sessions will be recorded and available to registered attendees for 12-months after the conference ends. Plan to set aside the days of the conference to engage with others, attend live sessions, and connect with sponsors. After the conference, you may view the sessions you were unable to attend, so you won’t miss any of the valuable sessions!

We are thrilled to have you join us for our 20th annual conference. The vision of the McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership is to empower leaders and advance the field to promote excellence in early childhood education is embedded in Leadership Connections. We strive to be an important catalyst for change as we implement initiatives that strengthen the leadership capacity of early childhood educators. The conference provides you with opportunities to attend workshop sessions relevant to your complex role, network with professionals who relate to your trials and triumphs, and be inspired by powerful specialists in our field.

2021 Virtual NLU Doctoral Research Symposium

Date: May 4, 2021
Time: 4:30 PM - 6:45 PM
Location: Zoom
Description: The National College of Education and the College of Professional Studies and Advancement are pleased to invite you to National Louis University’s 2021 Virtual Doctoral Research Symposium.

Designed to celebrate NLU doctoral candidates’ thought leadership and to foster conversations across our academic community, this year’s symposium will be fully online and includes an alumni panel discussion, virtual poster session, and doctoral research presentations.

The 2021 Doctoral Research Symposium schedule, program and Zoom video conference meeting links will be published on the event website ( in the coming months.
Contact: For questions, please email

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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