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Amy Stich
Does the U.S. education system function to reproduce inequalities of social class and race while claiming to improve access for minorities and financially disadvantaged students? Yes, says Amy Stich, an assistant professor in the NIU Department of Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations. “We have decades of research on academic tracking at the secondary level that...
Carolyn Pluim
Carolyn Pluim (formerly Vander Schee) has been named acting chair of the Department of Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations (LEPF) in the College of Education, effective July 1. Pluim brings years of expertise and experience to the position. “LEPF is a great department that consists of incredibly talented faculty and staff who are committed to...
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The NIU College of Education’s ongoing Community Learning Series continues Thursday, Oct. 22, when the college welcomes back three distinguished alumni to share their experiences as educators and school administrators and to provide insights into what it takes to be successful in today’s classrooms. The guests also will provide an “on-the-ground” look at some of...
Lee Shumow and Jennifer Schmidt
Jennifer Schmidt and Lee Shumow wrote the book – literally – for teachers seeking the best ways to motivate high school students to learn and love science. Now the educational psychology professors from the NIU College of Education are turning their attention to after-school and summer projects that enroll underserved and underrepresented youth. Schmidt and...
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...