A History of Effective Teachers, Strong Employment Prospects

Millikin University's mission is to deliver on the promise of education and prepare students for professional success, a democratic citizenship in a global environment, and a personal life of meaning and value.  The mission of the School of Education is consistent with the university mission as we seek to create communities of learners and learning environments that demonstrate value of diversity, inclusion and active learning.

As a member of the School of Education at Millikin University, you will benefit from small class sizes, experience in the field beginning your first semester, co-teaching training, and continual opportunities for Performance Learning to apply learned skills. 

Our programs are customizable so that each student's path is viewed as unique and individualized.  With an advisor, your program of study will be personalized to suit your interests and career goals.

Teacher Licensure

Programs leading to educator licensure in the State of Illinois.

Non-Licensure Programs

Programs leading to educator careers outside of the traditional classroom.

Endorsements

Areas of specialty to add on to educator licensure programs.

Performance Learning in Education

The School of Education embraces Millikin’s philosophy of performance learning by following the co-teaching method and embedding field experiences and international travel opportunities throughout our programs.

Co-Teaching

At Millikin, the School of Education uses the co-teaching model for all of our teacher candidates.  Co-teaching is an attitude of sharing all aspects of teacher learning.

Field Experiences

Field experiences play a major role in the development of teacher education candidates, beginning in the very first semester of enrollment in a teacher licensure program. 

Local and International Travel

International travel provide opportunities for students to explore new interests, experience new cultures, and broaden their worldviews with a chance to travel and study a global topic such as Education.

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Resources

Need more information? Check out the resources provided below to get information about the School of Education (SOE) faculty and staff, read the SOE handbook, and find testing information.

SOE News

Jeff Butts
Alumni & Friends | Alumni Spotlight | Campus
Millikin alumnus named finalist for 2019 National Superintendent of the Year
December 20, 2018, 11:15am
Dr. Jeff Butts '92 one of four finalists for National Superintendent of the Year Millikin University alumnus Dr. Jeff Butts, Class of 1992 and superintendent of the Metropolitan School...
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Gerard Santiveri
Academic | Campus | College of Professional Studies
This is MyMillikin: Gerard Santiveri
November 28, 2018, 2:30pm
Fueled by inspiration, Millikin international student aspires to become elementary education teacher Gerard Santiveri hopes to someday become a teacher, and not just for job purposes, but...
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Millikin Winter Commencement
Academic | Admissions | Alumni & Friends
Tanya Andricks '95 to deliver Winter Commencement address
November 27, 2018, 12:15pm
Millikin graduates to be honored at 2018 Winter Commencement Millikin University will recognize over 120 graduates for its 2018 Winter Commencement ceremony on Sunday, Dec. 9 at 2 p.m. at...
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