Northern Star

College of Education creates program for freshmen interested in teaching

Jacqueline Evans

December 1, 2010

The NIU College of Education created the Themed Learning Community Program (TLC) for NIU students interested in becoming teachers. In correlation with the Clinton Rosette Middle School's Black Student Union, both NIU and the middle school formed a service learning project. The TLC program featured 2...

College of Education ranked low for teacher prep, study says

Shaun Zinck

November 9, 2010

A recent study done by the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) puts NIU's College of Education near the bottom when it comes to teacher preparation in the state of Illinois. As a whole, the average scores for Illinois education colleges were at or below average. Including Illinois State University (ISU),...