SXU’s Meg Carroll presented workshops for IEP meetings

In March, Meg Carroll, Ed.D., provided a series of workshops for general education teachers participating in Individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings and IEP-eligibility meetings for students with disabilities. In April, Dr. Carroll presented to the parents of students with disabilities, called, Surviving the Summer and Facing the Fall, which emphasized literacy development and learning within the family.

SXU and WGN-TV’s Teacher of the Month for April: Jason Smith

Saint Xavier University (SXU) has partnered with WGN-TV Chicago to highlight the Teacher of the Month program, which honors educators who make a difference in their communities. The program recognizes outstanding kindergarten, elementary, junior high, high school, vocational, and special education teachers in Chicagoland and northwest Indiana. Jason Smith teaches at Argo Community High School…

SXU alumna receives the Outstanding Beginning Teacher Award

On Tuesday, April 17, recent SXU alumna Samantha Garcia is receiving the Outstanding Beginning Teacher Award in Springfield at the Illinois Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (IACTE) conference. This honor is bestowed on a beginning teacher during the first three years of practice. This will be the first time in SXU history that an education student has been recognized…

SXU math students and Professor Knight will present Financial Literacy at Benet Academy

Saint Xavier University (SXU) mathematics students Christine Labudiong and Kevin Huey will present with Department of Education Professor Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D., on financial literacy at Benet Academy in Lisle, Ill. on February 10 for the Metropolitan Math Conference. Both Labudiong and Huey are students in the College of Arts and Sciences and plan to…

SXU’s Professor Meg Carroll presented to related services providers

On January 8, Saint Xavier University (SXU) Education Department’s Dr. Meg Carroll, professor, presented to related services providers in School District Kirby 140. Related services providers included occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, physical therapists, reading specialists, math specialists, gifted specialists, Title I teachers, social workers and psychologists. With school districts under increasing pressure from…