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The Ferrell Family Endowed Scholarship for Professional Development School in the College of Education article thumbnailThe Ferrell family endowment was established in 2013 by Audrey Ferrell ’71.The Ferrell family endowment will help the College of Education realize the goal of placing all students at a PDS by removing possible financial barriers. 
The Statewide Standard: Message from the dean article thumbnailWithin this issue, you will read about four of the more than 50 externally funded grant programs focused on the subjects of urban education, early intervention in special education, diverse cultural and linguistic needs, and educational leadership. You will also read about two alumni who have each been recognized as the best of the best by the state they serve and two dedicated education majors who have “dug deep” to make the most out of their time at Illinois State and ready themselves for the next step in their careers. 
Naperville native garners California Teacher of the Year honors article thumbnailThe line “I’m moving out to California to establish my career” is not often reserved for new teachers from Illinois. But Naperville native Amy (Brophy) Laughlin ’98 found herself sharing that exact news with her parents after attending the University’s annual education career fair. 
Bringing it to the field article thumbnailWhile completing one of the most difficult, time-intensive undergraduate programs offered on campus, Lovgren met each and every obligation set forth by his major and his team. He pulled 12-, 13-, and 14-hour days without complaint. And he did so while transitioning between a professional, reserved academic setting to the grueling environment that is division I football. 
Learning to lead article thumbnailJunior deaf and hard of hearing major Jill Tezak is not afraid to go the distance for educational opportunities. Traveling across the world to Cambodia with a group of unfamiliar college-age students might frighten away most, but it is just the type of leadership experience that excites her. 

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Back to School Pizza Party for Education Students
Wed, August 19, 2015 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM DeGarmo Hall (DEG), DeGarmo Plaza (quad side) - FREE

Teaching in the 21st Century Conference (T21CON)
Fri, September 18, 2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM DeGarmo Hall (DEG), Downstairs - FREE

Homecoming: College of Education Tailgate Tent
Sat, October 24, 2015 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM DeGarmo Hall (DEG) - FREE

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