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Charles Howell
Charles Howell, chair of the Department of Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations in the NIU College of Education, is retiring. Howell, a former K-12 teacher in Maine and Georgia who began his higher education career in 1986 at Syracuse University, came to NIU in 2007. During his time at NIU, Howell oversaw the creation of...
Students in the online School Business Management master’s degree program in the Department of Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations (LEPF) recently came together for a rare face-to-face class and toured three state-of-the-art facilities: DeKalb High School, Sycamore Middle School and North Grove Elementary School in Sycamore. A unique feature of this online cohort is that...
Charles Howell
The Illinois Board of Higher Education has approved a request from NIU’s College of Education to offer a Ph.D. degree in educational psychology. The program will be offered beginning this fall. “This is a major step forward for the department and for the college,” said Charles Howell, chair of the Department of Leadership, Educational Psychology...
Cynthia Taines
While social inequities and educational gaps in high schools across the United States have long been the subject of discussion, one voice that has not been previously heard is that of the constituents most directly affected: high school students. Thanks to Cynthia Taines, an assistant professor in NIU’s Department of Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations...
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Northern Illinois University’s oldest college was honored this week for its excellence in harnessing cutting-edge technology to educate the next generation of teachers and school administrators. U.S News and World Report announced Tuesday that the NIU College of Education had earned a place on its Honor Roll for Online Graduate Education Programs. Only 14 programs in...
As state and federal governments call for increased accountability from education at all levels, the NIU College of Education is continuing to find ways to answer that call. The college’s Department of Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations now offers expedited Chief School Business Official (CSBO) Licensure. The expedited program allows qualified individuals to enter into...