Save the Date for the 2018 Alumni Honors Gala
Save the Date for the Fifth Annual Alumni Honors Gala, set for Friday, April 27 from 6 - 11 p.m. at Venue Six10, 610 S. Michigan Ave. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres, drinks, dancing and casino games as we celebrate the communities we serve.
Ticket sales will open shortly at this site. For questions, contact Ed Briscoe at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2017 Honorees Video Presentation
2017 Gala Photos
The purpose of the COE Alumni Board shall be to maximize involvement of COE alumni and students in the affairs of the College by developing programs and activities that provide opportunities for professional and social interaction, build lifelong relationships, and support the College’s mission of ensuring that all children and youth in America’s urban schools receive a quality education.
- To recognize contributions of distinguished alumni, students and faculty of the College
- To stimulate interest in education as a career among outstanding students
- To maintain a direct line of communication and involvement between the College and its alumni
For more information, contact Ed Briscoe at email@example.com.
WCIU Feature: Alumna Chala Holland
WCIU's morning news program, You and Me, profiled EdD Urban Education Leadership alumna Chala Holland on her journey from growing up in Philadelphia to a teaching career in the Chicago suburbs to the principalship at Lake Forest High School.
Watch the video
Classroom Instant Replay
Alumna Kathryn Chval strapped cameras to English language learners' heads to uncover how teachers affect students' academic, communicative and social competencies in math, finding teacher actions that call out ELL students can lead to unintended consequences. Read the story
The Atlantic Cites COE Research
The Atlantic magazine highlighted research by professor David Stovall and alumna Ebony McGee in an article about how acts of racism exact mental costs on Black college students, citing their evidence on how Black students display resiliency overcoming these acts. Read the story
A Teacher as a Father
Evan Taylor, BA Urban Education: Elementary Education '14, reflects on his third-grade students at Roosevelt Elementary School describing him as a father and the class as a family, and how these moments have changed his perceptions about his role as a teacher and community leader. Read the story
Read more alumni and student stories at The Recess Blog.
The University of Illinois Alumni Association Alumni Career Center offers resources to job seekers and those advancing in their careers. The Center edits resumes and cover letters, prepares candidates for interviews, and actively maintains a job board of employers looking specifically to hire University of Illinois graduates. We encourage you to take advantage of these free resources.
Help us build the COE network
The College is currently building out its own job board, specifically devoted to our alumni seeking professions as teachers, educators, school leaders, early childhood managers and more. Help us strengthen the COE network by sending in job opportunities at your place of work. Send job openings to firstname.lastname@example.org.