Student and Alumni Profiles

Countering Stereotypes in Schools

Carmen Killingsworth, MEd Special Education '95 and principal at Pioneer Elementary School in Bolingbrook, Ill., is featured in an Ed Week podcast on mitigating bias in schools.

Special Education Teacher Network Launches

The Speducators Network serves to bring together special education teacher candidates, exemplary teachers in the field and alumni to build career paths and address challenges in special education.

A girl works on a set of problems at the UIC Assessment Clinic, where students from the MEd Special Education program intern to diagnose potential special education needs.

Special Education Teacher Shortage, Explained

Chicago Tonight features how the College's MEd Special Education program is seeking to mitigate the shortage of special education teachers in CPS.

Career Advice for Special Educators

Carlitta Tucker-Powell, MEd Special Education, was recently featured by CBS 2 Chicago discussing her insights into what it takes to succeed as a special educator in Chicago Public Schools.

Special education teacher Samantha Rosell instructs two students who are sitting at computers playing a game that develops skills with word identification.

Transition from Special Ed Examined in Brief

Two College professors researched the effects and solutions to the xcritical challenge of transition from special education services.