Our reach goes far beyond Illinois State University. The centers and initiatives housed in the College of Education make a big impact on the teaching profession across the state, nation, and the globe.
Supports teacher education students and alums in their development as excellent educators across the educator lifespan.
Provides critical information to teacher education students across all programs as they work towards licensure
Applies research to the everyday world of educational stakeholders regarding current and emerging policy issues
Offers professional development for career and technical educational professionals
Promotes literacy to all ages and offers professional development and research to educators, parents, and others
Supports teacher candidates seeking National Board Certification and provides professional development
Develops students to become innovative, resilient, and effective educators for urban schools and their communities
Develop local talent for future teachers in response to the national teacher shortage by partnering with educational institutions in their own communities
Provides an online program for professionals currently working in early childhood settings to earn their bachelor's degree.
Supports the learning and social/emotional well-being of students in the wake of the pandemic.
Offers study abroad opportunities for teacher candidates as well as professional development and scholarships