School of Education Articles
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.
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.
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.
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.
"I'm constantly learning as I teach which is why I enjoy it so much."
Dr. Ngozi Onuora never says no to embracing new experiences. Her passion for literature has paved the way for a successful teaching career that has impacted the Millikin University community for almost two decades.
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.
In one extended semester, practicing teachers can add Special Education Endorsement
The Millikin University School of Education has announced a new state of Illinois Special Education Endorsement opportunity for practicing teachers who want to add a Special Education Endorsement to their current teaching license.
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.
Dr. Lindsey appointed dean following extensive, national search
Dr. Pam Lindsey has been appointed dean of the College of Professional Studies (CPS) at Millikin University, effective July 1, 2020. Dr. Lindsey has served as interim dean of the College of Professional Studies since Aug. 1, 2019, succeeding Dr. Deborah Slayton who served as dean from 2010 until her retirement on July 31, 2019.