SXU’s Eileen Quinn Knight presented on financial literacy at Rock Valley College

On Friday, April 21, Saint Xavier University (SXU) School of Education (SOE) Professor Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D., gave a presentation to the Northern Illinois Association of Teachers of Mathematics (NIATM) at Rock Valley College in Rockford, Ill. The presentation was on financial literacy, which was attended by 15 professors from around the area.

SXU students participated in a STEM event at Burbank Elementary School

Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) School of Education’s STEM Education Center and the American Chemical Society Student Organization participated in a STEM Event at Jacqueline B. Kennedy Elementary School in Burbank on Thursday, March 23. Students from both SXU organizations provided demonstrations to the elementary students and their parents. Demonstrations included 3D printing, robotics, circuitry, chemical reactions, nanomaterials…

SXU’s Meg Carroll provides professional development to local educators

Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) School of Education (SOE) Professor Meg Carroll, Ed.D., recently worked with teachers from Saint Helen Elementary School in Ukrainian Village on student choice as a means of differentiation on Monday, March 6. In that week, she conducted three STEM workshops for teachers who serve students with disabilities: Mr. Sandman, Bring Me…

Two SXU alumnae acknowledged as finalists by the Golden Apple Foundation

Two of Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) School of Education (SOE) Dr. Eileen Quinn Knight’s former students were acknowledged as finalists by the Golden Apple Foundation. On Saturday, March 4, alumna Demitra Georganas was named as one of the 32 finalists for the Golden Apple Award of Excellence in Teaching. That same day, alumna Phyllis Cavallone-Turek was…

SXU’s Meg Carroll provides professional development to local educators

Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) School of Education (SOE) Professor Meg Carroll, Ed.D., recently conducted a workshop on Formative Assessment for the Busy High School Teacher at Our Lady of Tepeyac High School in Little Village on Friday, Feb. 10, employing formative assessment strategies during the workshop. Later that same day, she presented to the paraprofessionals…

SXU shows screening of ‘Precious Knowledge: The Power and the Threat of Culturally Relevant Teaching’

The TESOL Program at Saint Xavier University will host a screening of Precious Knowledge, a documentary about the struggle to save Mexican-American Studies in the Tucson Unified School District on Monday, Feb. 27 at 6:30 p.m. in the Butler Reception Room. The film shows the power of culturally relevant curriculum in student success. A discussion, facilitated by TESOL Program graduate…