The College of Education at Illinois State University will induct four alumni into its Hall of Fame on Friday, October 13 during the University’s 2023 Homecoming celebration. One Outstanding Young Alumni will also be recognized during this event. Hall of Fame Kim Carthans, Normal, IL, ‘94, M.S. ‘99 earned a Bachelor of Science in elementary
Special education alum and College of Education 2022 Hall of Fame inductee Dr. joyce gillie gossom '78 joins Redbird Buzz to share how her experience at Illinois State University paved the way for a dynamic career, which has included experiences as a teacher, elected official, consultant, leadership coach, higher education administrator, and author.
Teachers of the deaf and hard of hearing are in high demand, and Illinois State University is the only university in Illinois that still has a teacher of Deaf education program, which offers licensure for pre-kindergarten through age 21.
The College of Education at Illinois State University will host the first annual Illinois State University Teacher of the Year awards program on Friday, April 14. Fifteen semi-finalists will be recognized in three categories: Teacher of the Year, Legacy Teacher Award, and Laboratory Schools Teacher of the Year. The winner in each category will be announced during the event.