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Education students teach overseas

By Lindsey Salvatelli | August 31, 2017

DeKALB — Students in the College of Education had a unique opportunity to test their academic achievements outside of the country in one of NIU’s premier programs.Educate Global, which was offered over the summer, was designed to provide undergraduate...

Literacy education professor dies

By Northern Star staff | March 29, 2016

Literacy education professor Chris Carger died March 22, according to a letter by Laurie Elish-Piper, dean of the College of Education.A funeral mass will be held 11:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Hugh Catholic Church, 7939 43rd St. in Lyons, and a memorial...

College of Education celebrates new leadership academy opening in Rockford

By Jessi Haish | January 29, 2013

The opening of the Rockford Leadership Academy will be celebrated today by the NIU College of Education and Rockford Public School District 205. The Academy was created by the COE and Rockford Public School District to enhance leadership skills among...

NIU students, staff assist English-language learners through ROAR program

NIU students, staff assist English-language learners through ROAR program

By Mary Diamond | April 24, 2012

Learning to read in English can be difficult for children who grew up speaking another language. English-language learners (ELLs) in DeKalb public schools are receiving help from NIU students and staff. The Reaching Out through Art and Reading (ROAR)...

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