January 4, 2023 at 4:15pm

Bella Benning receives Millikin University’s 2022 Lincoln Laureate award

As an elementary education major, Bella Benning, Class of 2023, was honored as Millikin University’s recipient of the Lincoln Academy of Illinois’ Student Laureate Award for 2022. The senior from Bethany, Ill., received a monetary prize, a Lincoln medallion and a certificate of merit signed by Illinois Governor JB Pritzker. 

January 21, 2022 at 1:30pm

Millikin education major earning multiple degrees

When Katie Cully chose to attend Millikin University after high school, she knew education was the right path for her. The hands-on Performance Learning opportunities, along with the chance to gain classroom teaching experiences during her first semester made Millikin an easy choice for her, and she knew to expect an excellent education.

January 10, 2022 at 12:45pm

Education major brings agriculture to elementary school students

Millikin University junior Gretchen Gould is working to bring agriculture back into elementary school classrooms with the help from her professors and inspiration from her internship experiences. Gretchen is an elementary education major in Millikin's School of Education and is also pursuing an endorsement in special education.

June 23, 2021 at 9:30am

New Millikin graduate embarks on next step as a teacher

Millikin University's School of Education creates a community of learners and learning environments that demonstrate the value of active learning. One of the important aspects of the School of Education's curriculum is the co-teaching model for all teacher candidates during the student teaching experience.

May 13, 2021 at 1:45pm

Student's love for community leads to decision to stay local

While growing up in Mt. Zion, Ill., just about 20 minutes away from Millikin University's campus, Gracey Reynolds knew at an early age that she wanted to become a teacher. Throughout her time in junior high and high school, she was exploring her options, but as college drew closer, she felt a calling in her heart to pursue her passion for teaching.

December 1, 2020 at 11:30am

School of Education offering one-semester program for special education endorsement

Teacher shortages across Illinois have been evolving over the past several years particularly in the areas of special education and English as a second language.

To help alleviate that shortage, the Millikin University School of Education is offering a one-semester, four-course program to help licensed teachers earn a special education endorsement.

February 27, 2020 at 2:45pm

Future teachers interview with superintendents and principals

The more you prepare, the more confident you will feel during a job interview; and the best way to prep for that all-important interview is practicing and reviewing any potential questions that might come your way.