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Indivisible Institute

Date: October 14, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: NLU North Shore campus
Description: Day-long institute with key voices in children's literature, social justice, and education to explore the social issues and challenges we face. In-depth conversation, literature-focused breakout sessions and dynamic panel discussions will lay vital groundwork for any creator, educator, or librarian dedicated to guiding youth of all ages towards a more hopeful and healthy future.
Keynotes: Kwame Alexander and Cornelius Minor.
$100 per person includes registration, coffee, & lunch. Special registration for groups of 5 or more. Professional development clock hrs available at no additional cost. Limited financial assistance avail for those w/need.
Contact: Ruth Quiroa, rquiroa@nl.edu

What's New (and Still True) in ELL Literacy Instruction, reception and presentation by NCE Faculty Author, Kristin Lems

Date: October 3, 2017
Time: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: NLU Chicago campus, Atrium
Description: Kristin Lems, Professor of ESL/Bilingual Education, along with co-authors and adjunct faculty, Leah Miller and Tenena Soro, will lead a presentation and discussion to celebrate the release of the second edition of their textbook, Building iteracy with English Language Learners, Second Edition: Insights from Linguistics.

Suburban Council of the International Literacy Association (SCIRA) presents: Harvey "Smokey" Daniels, The Curious Classroom

Date: September 27, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: NLU North Shore Campus
Description: Get students engaged in your curriculum. Let students explore all the amazing questions they have. Harvey Daniels will provide research-based suggestions that help cover curriculum by connecting what kids wonder about and the wonders you have to teach them. He'll share 10 structures and 34 inspiring models from teachers nationwide, w/specific suggestions for assessment and grading. *On-Line Registration closes on 9/20/17: $60 SCIRA member, $105 non-member, $35 FT Student or Paraprofessional. At the Door Registration after 9/20/17 additional $10. Register online now @ SCIRA.WEEBLY.COM
Contact: Sophie Degener, Sophie.degener@nl.edu
Website: SCIRA.WEEBLY.COM

Illinois Commencement

Date: June 24, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Arie Crown Theater, McCormick Place, Chicago IL
Description: Congratulations to our National Louis University, National College of Education graduates!
Contact: commencement@nl.edu
Website: https://www.nl.edu/studentservices/commencement/

Florida Commencement

Date: June 17, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Description: Congratulations to the National Louis University, National College of Education graduates!
Contact: kodonnell1@nl.edu
Website: https://www.nl.edu/studentservices/commencement/
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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