College of Education

Retirement party planned for Lynette Chandler

Lynette Chandler
NIU’s Department of Special and Early Education invites the campus to attend an open house honoring Lynette Chandler, professor and program coordinator for special education. The event is scheduled from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 6, in the north room of the Gabel Hall Learning Center. Chandler is retiring after 22 years of dedicated service to…

Alumna honored as ‘outstanding principal’ in Rockford

Pamela Nichols
Alumna Pamela Nichols, principal of White Swan Elementary School in Rockford, has been named the 2014 Puri Family Outstanding Principal by the Golden Apple Foundation. In addition to the award, Nichols will receive $1,500 for her school and $500 in Volcano Falls gift certificates to reward excellent students, compliments of Sunil Puri of First Rockford Group. To…

NIU professor Elizabeth A. Wilkins to lead Kappa Delta Pi

Elizabeth Wilkins
Elizabeth A. Wilkins, a professor in the NIU Department of Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations, has been elected president of Kappa Delta Pi. The International Honor Society in Education’s new leaders will serve in their posts for the 2014–2016 biennium, with terms beginning July 1. Members of KDP elect this executive council every two years to…

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