SXU hosts Bishop Gorman Institute

Saint Xavier University (SXU) will host a Bishop Gorman Institute (BGI) professional development opportunity for teachers on Tuesday, June 23 and Wednesday, June 24 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The Bishop Gorman Institute (BGI) was founded by SXU’s School of Education (SOE) to provide outstanding professional development for teachers, principals and leadership teams of…

SXU’s Dr. Meg Carroll presents Parent Workshop at Keller Regional Gifted Center

Saint Xavier University (SXU) School of Education Professor Meg Carroll recently conducted a workshop on Saturday, April 18 at Keller Regional Gifted Center in Mount Greenwood, Ill. Her workshop entitled, “I’m Not Just Smart! Addressing the Social and Emotional Needs of Gifted Children,” was presented to the parents of students who attend the center. Prof.…

SXU’s School of Education to UIC Doctoral Studies Pipeline on April 24

Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) School of Education will host the University of Illinois at Chicago’s (UIC) College of Education for a doctoral program presentation on Friday, April 24 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in Warde Academic Center – Room L-309. Learn about various programs in the UIC College of Education, admissions requirements, funding, and hear…

SXU’s Prof. Kathleen McInerney presents at the Forum on Education Abroad

Saint Xavier University (SXU) School of Education Associate Professor Kathleen McInerney presented a paper on Friday, March 27 at the annual conference of the Forum on Education Abroad in New Orleans, La. Prof. McInerney’s paper was co-authored by Katherine Herid, assistant director of international educational services at University of Maryland, Baltimore, and Mark Odenwelder, executive…

SXU’s Prof. Eileen Quinn Knight gave STEM presentation at St. Tarcissus School

Saint Xavier University (SXU) School of Education Professor Eileen Quinn Knight gave a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) presentation to the teachers of St. Tarcissus School on Thursday, April 2. The focus of the presentation included ways to concentrate on engineering in the classroom, so students understand the vocabulary that is used in engineering.…

Anne George

News Alert: SXU’s Prof. Anne George quoted in the Daily Southtown

Saint Xavier University (SXU) School of Education (SOE) Associate Professor Anne George was quoted in the March 6 issue of the Daily Southtown, where she addressed the benefits of a full-day kindergarten program versus a half-day program. Prof. George discussed the impact a full-day kindergarten program has on low-income, at-risk students. Additionally, Prof. George was…

SXU’s Dr. Meg Carroll presents a workshop on differentiation for teachers at Mother Teresa Academy

Saint Xavier University (SXU) School of Education Professor Meg Carroll presented a workshop to the faculty at Mother Teresa Academy on differentiation on Wednesday, March 4 in Crete, Ill. Prof. Carroll offered the teachers practical suggestions for meeting the needs of diverse students concurrently with student choice, tiered assignments, flexible grouping, and varied assessments.

Alumna receives doctorate

Saint Xavier University (SXU) alumna Mariagnes Menden, M.A. ’05 and B.A. ’98 received a doctorate in Education from Loyola University in Chicago. Currently, Dr. Menden is the principal of St. Nicholas of Tolentine School where SXU students conduct their math clinicals. She has been very supportive of SXU education students and has welcomed them to…

SXU’s Meg Carroll spends professional development day with Mount Carmel High School Faculty

Saint Xavier University (SXU) School of Education Professor Meg Carroll joined faculty members of Mount Carmel High School for a professional development day on Monday, March 2 at Mount Carmel High School. The day was spent discussing the need for differentiating instruction and assessment and various ways to accomplish it within a classroom setting. During…

SXU’s Professors Meg Carroll and Julie Reinhart host workshop for South Suburban AEYC Members

Saint Xavier University (SXU) School of Education Professors Meg Carroll and Julie Reinhart hosted a workshop for over 60 members of the Southwest Suburban Association for the Education of Young Children (AEYC) on Thursday, Feb. 26. The workshop entitled, “Feel the Wind: Windy STEM Activities and Books for Young Learners” engaged in children’s literature linked…