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NCE News & Announcements

News & announcements from the National College of Education

  • Faculty Publications in IRC Journal Faculty Publications in IRC Journal

    October 14, 2019
    Articles by NCE faculty members have been published in the Fall 2019 edition of the Illinois Reading Council Journal

  • Faculty Presentations at IRC Conference Faculty Presentations at IRC Conference

    October 14, 2019
    Thousands of literacy advocates, educators, and researchers gathered for Literacy in the Spotlight, the 52nd Annual Conference of the Illinois Reading Council (IRC), on October 3-4, 2019 in Peoria, IL

  • NCE Teacher Prep Engage in Community Building Circles Practice NCE Teacher Prep Engage in Community Building Circles Practice

    October 7, 2019
    NCE welcomed Gina Harris and Frances Kraft from Oak Park’s Equity Team to help us tackle the question of inclusivity in Higher Education on October 2 at the Chicago Campus

  • McCormick Center Invited to National Conference McCormick Center Invited to National Conference

    September 30, 2019
    Donna Jacobson, McCormick Center's Executive Director, and Teri Talan, Michael Louis Chair and Senior Policy Advisor, were invited to participate in the Alliance for Early Success's conference, Elevating State Policies for and with the Early Education Profession: Taking Stock, Moving Forward on September 24-25 in Milwaukee, WI

  • NCE Continues Partnership on SEC Mentor Teacher Coaching NCE Continues Partnership on SEC Mentor Teacher Coaching

    September 30, 2019
    Last week, members of NCE, Northwestern University and Maine Township D207 met to discuss their ongoing Mentor Teacher Coaching initiative

  • NCE Joins Butterfly Celebration at El Valor NCE Joins Butterfly Celebration at El Valor

    September 23, 2019
    Dr. Ayn Keneman, Professor of Early Childhood Education and Board Member of El Valor, attended the annual Monarch Butterfly Release at El Valor in Chicago on September 11

  • Faculty and Supervisors Engage in Professional Development Faculty and Supervisors Engage in Professional Development

    September 17, 2019
    NLU faculty and University Supervisors, met on September 12 to engage in professional development on how to support and mentor student teachers

  • NCE Hosts Ed Leaders at Fall Connection NCE Hosts Ed Leaders at Fall Connection

    September 16, 2019
    NCE hosted four local education leaders on September 4 for the annual NLU Connection to speak to our community about their background and insight as it relates to equity, inclusion and cultural competence in PK-12 classrooms

  • NCE Welcomes New Faculty and Leadership NCE Welcomes New Faculty and Leadership

    September 1, 2019
    NCE welcomes new fulltime faculty and leadership this fall, who bring expertise, experience, and represent an unprecedented opportunity for us to build upon the college’s community impact

  • NCE Professor Nominates Student Awardee NCE Professor Nominates Student Awardee

    August 26, 2019
    Professor Jeffrey Winter served as Nominator for student Meghan Moffett, who has received the Illinois Association of Teacher Educators (IATE) Student Teacher/Intern Award

  • Faculty Presentation in Bulgaria Faculty Presentation in Bulgaria

    August 20, 2019
    NLU Reading Recovery Trainer JaNiece Elzy, Ed.D., and IDEC Director Jeff Brymer-Bashore as they are headed to Bulgaria to present at the SGEM Conference on Social Sciences & Arts at the end of August

  • Professor Emeritus Publication Professor Emeritus Publication

    August 19, 2019
    An article co-authored by Professor Emeritus Arlene Borthwick was published this month, "Preparing New Teachers: How Collaboration Across Professional Associations Can Advance Technology Infusion."

  • Faculty Presentation at 2019 EED Summit Faculty Presentation at 2019 EED Summit

    August 12, 2019
    Janet Lorch, Residency Coordinator, and Shaunti Knauth, NLU Director of Engaged Research recently presented at the 2019 Effective Educator Development (EED) Annual Grantee Summit held August 7-9 in Arlington, VA

  • Residencies’ Community Walk Kicked Off August 5 Residencies’ Community Walk Kicked Off August 5

    August 12, 2019
    Last Monday, all five of NCE’s Chicago residency groups (AUSL ELE, AUSL MGE, CPS ELE BIL, CPS ECE BIL, CPS ECE SPE) met in the Chicago Campus Atrium to kick-off the annual Community Walk project

  • Book Published by McCormick Center Employees on Whole Leadership Book Published by McCormick Center Employees on Whole Leadership

    August 8, 2019
    We are pleased to announce the recent publishing of Building on Whole Leadership: Energizing and Strengthening Your Early Childhood Program, a book co-authored by faculty and staff at the McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership

  • Spotlight on NCE Alumni Spotlight on NCE Alumni

    July 30, 2019
    Spotlight and congratulations on the recent accomplishments of our NCE alumni

  • Faculty Publication Faculty Publication

    July 29, 2019
    Dr. Mike Abel, Director of Research and Evaluation at the McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership, authored an article, Leadership Gap Unchanged, How Do We Move the Needle?, which is published in the current July/August issue of Exchange,the premiere magazine for early childhood leaders

  • New America Visit New America Visit

    July 29, 2019
    Recently, NCE hosted two representatives from New America, a think tank nonprofit based in Washington, D.C.

  • Dr. Stegemoller Presents in Spain Dr. Stegemoller Presents in Spain

    July 22, 2019
    Associate Professor Jason Stegemoller presented at the 5th International Colloquium on Languages, Cultures, Identity, in Schools and Society held July 3-5 in Soria, Spain

  • $250 investment in your students from National Louis University $250 investment in your students from National Louis University

    Beginning with the fall 2019 term, all teachers who enroll in our M.Ed. program will receive a $250 investment in their students. 

  • NLU at El Valor's 26th Annual Don Quixote Dinner NLU at El Valor's 26th Annual Don Quixote Dinner

    July 8, 2019
    Several NLU faculty and students attended the annual fundraiser for non-profit, El Valor on June 12 at the Hilton Chicago Hotel

  • Faculty Present at ISTE Faculty Present at ISTE

    July 8, 2019
    Assistant Professor Angela Elkordy and Associate Professor Ayn Keneman presented at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference held June 23-26 in Philadelphia

  • NCE Director in Article on Easing Illinois Teacher Shortage NCE Director in Article on Easing Illinois Teacher Shortage

    June 25, 2019
    Pamela Jessee, NCE Director for National Accreditation/CAEP, has been quoted in an article in Chalkbeat, a nonprofit education news outlet

  • Faculty Spotlight Faculty Spotlight

    June 24, 2019
    Assistant Professor Angela Elkordy was an invited participant at the Illinois Licensure Testing System (ILTS) June 2019 Standard Setting and Linking Study Conference held in Springfield, Illinois last week

  • 2nd Annual NCE Faculty Research Symposium 2nd Annual NCE Faculty Research Symposium

    June 17, 2019
    Last week, NCE's Scholarship & Development Committee hosted its 2nd Annual Faculty Research Symposium at the Wheeling Campus

  • NCE Director of Policy Studies at AACTE's Washington Week NCE Director of Policy Studies at AACTE's Washington Week

    May 17, 2019
    Associate Professor Todd Price has reported on his participation at 2019 Washington Week, convened each June in the nation's capital by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)

  • Spring 2019 Issue of i.e.: inquiry in education Spring 2019 Issue of i.e.: inquiry in education

    May 3, 2019
    We are pleased to announce the publication of the Spring 2019 issue of i.e. (Inquiry in Education) journal, which includes several book reviews by NCE faculty

  • University Supervisor Advisory Board Newsletter University Supervisor Advisory Board Newsletter

    May 29, 2019
    The Spring 2019 newsletter has been issued by NLU's University Supervisor Advisory Board (USAB)

  • Faculty Spotlight Faculty Spotlight

    May 28, 2019
    Associate Professor Craig Cunningham participated in the Philosophy of Education Society 75th Annual Meeting held March 13-18 in Richmond, VA

  • The 2019 NLU Doctoral Research Symposium The 2019 NLU Doctoral Research Symposium

    May 28, 2019
    Recently, NCE and CPSA colleges hosted the annual NLU Doctoral Research Symposium at the Chicago Campus

  • NCE at Leadership Connections NCE at Leadership Connections

    May 20, 2019
    Several NCE faculty and administrators attended and presented at the recent McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership's annual Leadership Connections conference, held May 9-11 in Wheeling, IL

  • School Psychology Spring Newsletter School Psychology Spring Newsletter

    May 13, 2019
    The Spring 2019 issue of the School Psychology newsletter is now available

  • Recent Event: The Power of Children's Literature Recent Event: The Power of Children's Literature

    May 13, 2019
    Dr. Sadia Warsi and Dr. Ayn Keneman conducted a 2nd Interactive Workshop on May 1 at the Chicago Campus on The Power of Children's Literature: Building Inclusive Classroom Communities.

  • Faculty Presentation Faculty Presentation

    May 6, 2019
    Associate Professor Xiuwen Wu recently presented a paper at the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) annual international conference held in Las Vegas, Nevada

  • NCE Dean in Article on IL Teacher Vacancies, Proposals NCE Dean in Article on IL Teacher Vacancies, Proposals

    April 22, 2019
    Dean Rob Muller was quoted last week in an article in Chalkbeat, a nonprofit education news outlet.  The article refers to a crisis of more than 1,000 teacher vacancies in Illinois. Click on the headline above to read more about this topic on the NLU blog.

  • ECE Faculty Attend Higher Education Forum ECE Faculty Attend Higher Education Forum

    April 15, 2019
    NCE Early Childhood Education faculty recently attended the 2019 Gateways to Opportunity Higher Education Forum  in Bloomington, IL

  • Dr. McDaniel-Hall Presents at Conference Dr. McDaniel-Hall Presents at Conference

    April 2, 2019
    Assistant Professor Gloria McDaniel-Hall recently presented at the 2019 Association of Teacher Educators (ATE) Annual Conference in Atlanta, Georgia

  • NCE at 2019 AERA Annual Meeting NCE at 2019 AERA Annual Meeting

    April 1, 2019
    Several NCE faculty will share their research and expertise at the upcoming American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, April 5-9 in Toronto, Canada

  • Alum Receives Golden Apple Award  Alum Receives Golden Apple Award

    March 21, 2019
    Greta Kringle (M.A.T. Secondary Education '13), is NCE's most recent recipient of the prestegious Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching.  Click on the headline above to read more about this topic on the NLU blog.

  • Professor Lems Conducts Pre-conference Institute Professor Lems Conducts Pre-conference Institute

    March 20, 2019
    Last week, Professor Kristin Lems conducted a pre-conference institute at the TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) convention in Atlanta, Georgia

  • NCE Alum Running for Mayor of Elkhart, Indiana NCE Alum Running for Mayor of Elkhart, Indiana

    March 19, 2019
    Ashley Molyneaux, 2012 alum of the Ed.S. in Admininstration and Supervion program, is running for mayor of her homwtown of Elkhart, Indiana. Click on the headline above to read more about this topic on the NLU blog

  • Illinois Teacher of the Year Event Illinois Teacher of the Year Event

    March 18, 2019
    Last month, NCE hosted Lindsey Jensen, 2018 Illinois Teacher of the Year at the Chicago Campus

  • Partnership Highlight: Deans for Impact Partnership Highlight: Deans for Impact

    March 11, 2019
    In late February, NCE hosted teacher preparation faculty and leaders from Northern Illinois University and Deans for Impact (DFI), a national nonprofit focused on improving teacher preparation and elevating the teaching profession

  • Professor Emerita Publishes Article Professor Emerita Publishes Article

    March 11, 2019
    Last week, Professor Emerita Arlene Borthwick had an article published in the Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education

  • Alum Wins ECE Educator of the Year Award Alum Wins ECE Educator of the Year Award

    March 6, 2019
    Halle Rubin, a 2016 alum of the Childhood Administration program, won the 2018 Early Childhood Educator of the Year Award through HiMama, an early childhood education blog. Click on the headline above to read more about this topic on the NLU blog

  • Recent Faculty and Alumni Presentations Recent Faculty and Alumni Presentations

    March 4, 2019
    Our NCE faculty and alumni have been busy sharing their expertise at educator conferences and conventions across the U.S.

  • Faculty and Alumni in the Spotlight Faculty and Alumni in the Spotlight

    February 25, 2019
    This month, Dr. Vito Dipinto teamed up with Secondary Education alumni to provide STEM demonstrations and activities to area elementary and high school students

  • Recap of Recent Children's Literature Workshop Recap of Recent Children's Literature Workshop

    February 25, 2019
    In mid-February, Drs. Sadia Wardi and Ayn Keneman designed and led an Interactive Workshop on Children's Literature for Inclusive Environments at the Chicago Campus

  • NLU Featured as One of Best Online Master's in ECE Programs NLU Featured as One of Best Online Master's in ECE Programs

    February 18, 2019
    OnlineMasters.com has selected NLU as one of the Best Online Master's in Early Childhood Education Programs for 2019

  • Alum Running for 20th Ward Alderman Alum Running for 20th Ward Alderman

    February 14, 2019
    Nicole Johnson, 2013 alum of the M.A.T. in Elementarty Education program, is one of the youngest candidates running in the 20th Ward aldermanic election this month. Click on the headline above to read more about this topic on the NLU blog

  • Professor Quiroa Reports on her Caldecott Committee Experience Professor Quiroa Reports on her Caldecott Committee Experience

    February 11, 2019
    Associate Professor Ruth Quiroa has reported on her service as an elected member of the 2019 Caldecott Award Selection Committee, for the term June 2017 through January 2019

  • NCE Alum Among Golden Apple Principals' Award Finalists NCE Alum Among Golden Apple Principals' Award Finalists

    February 11, 2019
    Golden Apple named James Roscoe, Ed.D., a 2011 graduate of NCE’s Ed.D. in Educational Leadership program, as one of eight finalists for its  Golden Apple Awards for Excellence in Leadership. Click on the headline above to read more about this topic on the NLU blog

  • Three Alums Named Golden Apple Award Finalists Three Alums Named Golden Apple Award Finalists

    February 6, 2019
    Golden Apple, a prestigious Illinois nonprofit which bestows highly-sought-after awards for exemplary teaching, has selected three National College of Education alumni as finalists for its 2019 awards. Click on the headline above to read more about this topic on the NLU blog

  • NCE Faculty Spotlight NCE Faculty Spotlight

    February 4, 2019
    Highlighting some of the presentations and accomplishments of NCE faculty over the past months

  • Dr. Lukenchuk Presents at Symposium
 
Dr. Lukenchuk Presents at Symposium

    January 22, 2019
    Associate Professor Antonina Lukenchuk recently presented at the Critical Questions in Education Symposium held in Kansas City, Missouri.

  • Faculty Publication Faculty Publication

    January 22, 2019
    Professor Sara Efrat Efron published a chapter in M. Michalaka's book, The Rights of the Child Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

  • NLU's Reading Recovery Conference Takes Place Next Week NLU's Reading Recovery Conference Takes Place Next Week

    January 18, 2019
    More than 1,000 educators will be attending National Louis University’s annual Illinois Comprehensive Literacy and Reading Recovery Conference, to be held Jan. 23-25 in Chicago. Click on the headline above to read more about this topic on the NLU blog

  • Dr. Cooper Awarded ISPA Grant Dr. Cooper Awarded ISPA Grant

    January 14, 2019
    NCE's Assistant Professor Jennifer Cooper has been awarded the 2019 Illinois School Psychologists Association Practitioner Research Grant

  • Professor Emeritus Interviewed by Univision Professor Emeritus Interviewed by Univision

    January 7, 2019
    Last month, Univision TV hosted Professor Emeritus Carlos Azcoitia in an on-air interview

 


 

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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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