April 23, 2014

In March, Chicago Public Schools announced three new schools would be slated for turnaround through the Academy for Urban School Leadership.  Pauline Lipman of the Collaborative for Justice in Eduation at the College of Education examines the impact.Read more

April 14, 2014

Interim Dean Alfred Tatum welcomes alumni to a recognition gala on May 2, to be held at theWit Hotel in beautiful downtown Chicago.  Four outstanding alumni will be recognized.Read more

April 10, 2014

The College's Eleni Katsarou describes the unique skill sets COE teachers leave with.Read more

April 1, 2014

College of Education faculty Daniel Miltner, PhD, who served as clinical assistant professor in the departments of Curriculum &Instruction and Mathematics at the University of Illinois at Chicago passed away on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. He was 46.Read more

March 31, 2014

iPads are remaking the kindergarten classroom of teacher Carrie Both, an adjunct professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Education in 2007.  Can the technology make the difference in literacy instruction for urban learners?Read more

March 6, 2014

Can the Common Core boost the use of social justice curriculum?  COE's Greg Larnell shares his thoughts in a video interview.Read more

February 28, 2014

Alumna Peggy Burnett, EdD Urban Education Leadership '13, details how she builds teacher capacity to transform a school.Read more

February 17, 2014

Peggy Burnett, EdD Urban Education Leadership '13, discusses how she addresses the challenges of a transient student body as principal of Morton Elementary School in Chicago.Read more

February 4, 2014

“Math is in school, the world is out there, and never the two shall meet.”

That is the central critique of the College of Education’s Rico Gutstein, PhD as he reflects on how math education is conducted in urban schools.  Most students, he argues, do not have the opportunity to use mathematics to really understand what is happening in their lives.Read more

January 28, 2014

As President Obama prepares to address the nation in the annual State of the Union address, join College faculty, students and alumni in a live discussion of the education policies proposed by the President.  To join the discussion, become a member of our...Read more