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Tag: Early Childhood Studies
Moses Mutuku
Members of the board of directors of the Northern Kane Educational Corp. acted May 19 to honor the late Moses Masesi Mutuku by naming a portion of Cambridge Lakes Learning Center in his memory. The Moses Mutuku Early Childhood Administrative Suite encompasses the administrative areas of the learning center’s preschool and kindergarten building. Mutuku joined...
New NIU alumna Lucia Hoffman and Caren, a pre-school student who lives at the Amka Afrika hostel.
Lucia Hoffman could have done her student teaching in the suburbs or in Chicago. She chose instead an eight-week internship at Amka Afrika School in Babati, Tanzania, during January and February 2014. An early childhood major in the NIU College of Education, Hoffman worked with her Tanzanian co-teacher Paschalina and 25 pre-schoolers in an English-language...
Souper Wednesday: Jaclyn Vasquez
Jaclyn Vasquez told honors students on Wednesday to be ready for the “politics of life,” something often discovered on the job and not in the classroom. The students, who came to meet the NIU alum and have lunch as part of Souper Wednesday, learned that Vasquez faced a roadblock from coworkers and administration during her...
Clip art photo of seven young children
Taking a preview course before starting training for a new career is a little like taking a new car for a test drive – informative and helpful. Northern Illinois University’s Department of Special and Early Education in the College of Education is offering people the chance to “test drive” the Early Childhood Studies program by...