October 31, 2018 at 9:30am

Tomorrow's Teachers learn about the education field from Millikin faculty and students

For those who aspire to become teachers, sometimes the best way to understand the field is by seeing it up close, and Millikin University's annual Tomorrow's Teachers Conference provides that very opportunity.

July 27, 2018 at 10:15am

Millikin program helping alleviate early childhood teacher shortage

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of preschool teachers is projected to grow 10 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. This particular career field is on the rise because of the continued focus on the importance of early childhood education.

June 20, 2018 at 9:45am

Millikin faculty weigh in on early childhood education funding

Illinois school districts will receive close to $395 million in additional funding from the recently approved state budget. Among the increase in funding, early childhood education is set to receive $50 million, with money up by $200 million since 2015.

The increased funding in early childhood education means that school districts have more positions to fill but not enough qualified candidates to fill them.

May 17, 2018 at 1:15pm

Millikin student uses honors project to create graphic novel

There is no denying that superhero films, comic books and graphic novels have seen a rise in popularity in recent years. A graphic novel is a powerful tool that involves storytelling with the art advancing the story.