Giving

Teacher Michael Scaletta instructs a mathematics class with two male students looking on from the back of the classroom.

With your generous support, we can continue the mission to develop the next generation of teachers, researchers and community leaders who will help renew and reinvigorate our urban schools and communities.

Ways to Give

You can make a gift to the UIC College of Education in a variety of different ways.  Giving online is a simple process that can be done as a one-time or recurring gift.  The College also accepts gifts through checks in the mail, securities gifts, electronic funds transfer (EFT) and payroll deduction.

Give Online

Supporting Undergraduate Students

Teacher Amani Ghusein stands behind a student who is tossing a cotton ball at a fellow student's face, to test blinking reflexes.  The second student is standing about three feet away wearing safety goggles.

The $5 for 4 Scholarship, Promise Fund Scholarship and Make an Impact Scholarship help to support students who display a financial need that will impede their continued enrollment in the College of Education.  Gifts to the Janet Currer Stewart Scholarships in Education are used to provide scholarships to undergraduate students who are enrolled in the UIC College of Education, with a preference to transfer students.  The Florynce Zimmerman Greenwald Urban Education Scholarship Award supports future teachers in the BA Urban Education – Elementary Education program, with preference to students with a desire to teach in CPS.  Finally, for current and future math and science teachers, the Aimee Strawn Math and Science Scholarship in Urban Education provides financial support in memory of Professor Aimee Strawn.

Supporting Masters Students

Two students are looking at content on a laptop in a UIC lecture hall, with a number of students sitting at desks behind them.

The CWK Urban Teacher Scholarship helps support first-year MEd students who want to become certified teachers in Chicago’s urban schools.  For current and future math and science teachers, the Aimee Strawn Math and Science Scholarship in Urban Education provides financial support in memory of Professor Aimee Strawn.

Supporting Doctoral Students

Doctoral student Mindy Chappell explains the results of a research project she conducted in her science classroom, standing in front of a large poster displaying her research results.

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Other Areas Needing Your Support

An artist's rendering of the recently-built student oasis on the 2nd floor of the College building, showing students sitting on chairs working on laptops, other students standing and talking and more students congregating around a flatscreen TV, working on a group project with their group work displayed on the TV screen.

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