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Recent Faculty and Alumni Presentations

2019 Association of Teacher Educators (ATE) Annual Meeting
February 16-20, 2019 | Atlanta, GA

  • Sherri Bressman, Jeffrey Winter, Sara Efrat Efron: "Next Generation Mentoring: Supporting Teachers Beyond Induction."

American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) 71st Annual Meeting
February 22-24, 2019 | Louisville, KY

  • Robert Muller: "Reading Recovery Deans' Meeting."
  • Shaunti Knauth and Robert Muller as presenters on behalf of Kavita Matsko and Ryan McCarty: "Designing our Way to Success: One Institution's Approach to Integrating Practice-Centered Teaching into Curriculum."
  • Shaunti Knauth: "Sustainable Teacher Residencies: The Teacher Quality Partnership Grants."
  • Shaunti Knauth, Janet Lorch, Julie Sidarous: "Identifying and Using Core Practices for Engagement with Families and Communities." 

Illinois Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages - Bilingual Education (ITBE) 44th Annual Convention
February 22-23, 2019 | Lisle, IL

  • Mariana Ricklefs: "ESL Students' Visual Literacy Skills and Resources."
  • Kristin Lems: "Lyric Videos: Sound, Image, and Meaning for English Language Learners."

Trainers of School Psychologists (TSP) 2019 Annual Conference
February 25-26, 2019 | Atlanta, GA

  • Jennifer Cooper and Mark Shinn: "Focusing on 'Big Ideas' in School Psychology: Strategies to Facilitate Graduate Student Understanding."

Illinois Computing Educators (ICE) Conference 2019
February 25-28, 2019 | Schaumburg, IL

  • Angela Elkordy and Ayn Keneman: "Design Ed.: Connecting Learning Science Research to Practice."  This presentation is based upon a forthcoming book with the same title to be published by the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), Summer 2019.
  • Jennifer LaRocque, Adjunct: "Culturally Responsive Teaching & Global Awareness in a Pre-K - 2nd Classroom."
  • Annmarie Clasky, Alum (M.Ed.): "BreakoutEDU: Illinois" and "A Dash of Help in Math."
  • Helene Davitz, Alum (M.Ed. Technology in Education): "E-Nabling the Future: Empowering Students, Changing the World."
  • Matt Fuller, Alum (M.Ed. Administration & Supervision, Ed.D. Educational Leadership): "Leveraging One-to-One Programs to Promote Deeper Learning with ESSA" and "Research and Innovative Teaching Practices."
  • Michael Marassa, Alum (Ed.D. Educational Leadership): "Creating Successful Initiatives - How To Avoid Poorly Planned Projects."

National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) 2019 Annual Convention
February 26-March 1, 2019 | Atlanta, GA

  • Jennifer Cooper: "Fostering University-School Partnerships to Reduce Anxiety-Related Impairment among Elementary Students."
  • Jennifer Cooper and Aleta Wurfel,Student: "Knowledge is Power: Manualized Treatment Options for Adolescents with Depression."
  • Jennifer Cooper and Peter Lenz, Student: "Addressing the Adolescent Anxiety Crisis: What Should School Psychologists Know."

7th Annual Diversity Symposium
March 2, 2019 | The Ancona School in Hyde Park

  • Sadia Warsi: "Becoming a Trauma-Informed Educator: Implications for Teaching and Learning in Diverse Classrooms."

    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
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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
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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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