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Doctoral Research Symposium

Date: May 8, 2018
Time: 4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location: NLU Chicago Campus and Zoom video conferencing
Description: The National College of Education and the College of Professional Studies and Advancement are pleased to invite you to National Louis University’s 2018 Doctoral Research Symposium. Designed to celebrate NLU doctoral candidates’ thought leadership and to foster conversations across our academic community, this year’s symposium includes a reception, alumni keynote panel discussion, poster session and doctoral research presentations. The symposium is free and open to the public

2018 McCormick Center Leadership Connections™ National Conference

Date & Time: May 10, 2018 7:00 AM - May 12, 2018 2:00 PM
Location: Westin Chicago North Shore
601 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Wheeling, Illinois 60090
Description: This dynamic conference is designed to provide you with the essential whole leadership knowledge and tools needed to build brighter futures in early care and education programs. The conference will provide you with opportunities to attend skill-building sessions relevant to your complex role, network with professionals who can relate to your trials and triumphs, and absorb inspiration from powerful keynote speakers.

See website for additional information and registration options
Contact: Marleen Barrett,

Dr. Anthony Muhammad - Transforming School Culture and How to Overcome Staff Division

Date: August 9, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Location: NIU Conference Center, 1120 E. Diehl Road, Naperville, IL 60563
Description: Sponsored by the Reading Recovery Center for Comprehensive Literacy at National Louis University, spend a full day of learning with Dr. Anthony Muhammad on transforming school culture and how to overcome staff division.

Dr. Anthony Muhammad will lead and facilitate this interactive session drawing upon his research and recent work with school leaders. He will engage participants in a framework for simplifying the work of transforming school culture through an exploration of behavior patterns that support or undermine the development of a healthy school culture. School leaders will explore the dynamics of school culture from a sociological, psychological, anthropological, political, historical, and economic perspectives.

$175 if register by 7-9-18, $195 if register after 7-9-18
Includes lunch. Space is limited.
Illinois Administrator's Academy Credit facilitated by the Consortium for Educational Change is in the approval process.
Professional Development Hours offered by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) will be available for this event.
Contact: Rebecca Olsen at or 630.874.4148

    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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